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And the lot for the tribe of Menashsheh, for he was the first-born of Yoseph, was: for Makir the first-born of Menashsheh, father of Gil'ad, because he was a man of battle, therefore he had Gil'ad and Bashan.
And for the rest of the children of Menashsheh for their clans there was: for the children of Abi'ezer, and for the children of Heleq, and for the children of Asri'el, and for the children of Shekem, and for the children of Hepher, and for the children of Shemida. These were the male children of Menashsheh son of Yoseph according to their clans.
But Tselophhad son of Hepher, son of Gil'ad, son of Makir, son of Menashsheh, had no sons, but only daughters. And these were the names of his daughters: Mahlah and No'ah, Hoglah, Milkah and Tirtsah.
And they came near before El'azar the priest, before Yehoshua son of Nun, and before the rulers, saying, ' YHWH commanded Mosheh to give us an inheritance among our brothers.' So he gave them an inheritance among their father's brothers, according to the command of YHWH.
And ten portions fell to Menashsheh, besides the land of Gil'ad and Bashan, which were beyond the Yarden,
because the daughters of Menashsheh received an inheritance among his sons. And the rest of Menashsheh's sons had the land of Gil'ad.
And the border of Menashsheh was from Asher to Mikmethath, which faces Shekem. And the border went up to the right to the inhabitants of En Tappuwah.
The land of Tappuwah belonged to Menashsheh, but Tappuwah on the border of Menashsheh belonged to the children of Ephrayim.
And the border went down to the wadi, Qanah, southward to the wadi. These cities of Ephrayim were in the midst of the cities of Menashsheh, but the border of Menashsheh was north of the wadi, and it ended at the sea.
Southward it was Ephrayim's, and northward it was Menashsheh's, and the sea was its border, and they reached to Asher on the north and to Yissaskar on the east.
And in Yissaskar and in Asher, Menashsheh had Beyth She'an and its towns, and Yible'am and its towns, and the inhabitants of Dor and its towns, and the inhabitants of En Dor and its towns, and the inhabitants of Ta'anak and its towns, and the inhabitants of Megiddo and its towns - three of the heights.
But the children of Menashsheh were unable to drive out the inhabitants of those cities, for the Kena'anites desired to dwell in that land.
And it came to be, when the children of Yisra'el grew strong, that they put the Kena'anites to compulsory labour, but did not utterly drive them out.
And the children of Yoseph spoke to Yehoshua, saying, 'Why have you given us but one lot and one portion to inherit, seeing we are a great people whome YHWH has blessed until now?'
And Yehoshua said to them, 'If you are a great people, go up to the forest and clear a place for yourself there in the land of the Perizzites and the Repha'ites, since the hill country of Ephrayim is too narrow for you.'
Then the children of Yoseph said, 'The hill country is not enough for us, and all the Kena'anites who dwell in the land of the valley have chariots of iron, both those who are of Beyth She'an and its towns and those who are of the Valley of Yizre'el.'
And Yehoshua spoke to the house of Yoseph, to Ephrayim and to Menashsheh, saying, 'You are a great people and have great power, you are not to have one lot,
for the hill country shall be yours. For though it is a forest, you shall cut it down, and its farthest limits shall be yours. For you are to drive out the Kena'anites, though they have iron chariots and are strong.'