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Joshua 16:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— together with the cities which were set apart for the children of Ephraim in the midst of the inheritance of the children of Manasseh, all the cities with their villages.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the separate cities for the children of Ephraim [were] among the inheritance of the children of Manasseh, all the cities with their villages.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— [together] with the cities which were set apart for the sons of Ephraim in the midst of the inheritance of the sons of Manasseh, all the cities with their villages.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the separate cities for the children of Ephraim [were] among the inheritance of the children of Manasseh, all the cities with their villages.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— with the cities that were set apart for the children of Ephraim in the midst of the inheritance of the children of Manasseh, all the cities and their hamlets.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— together with the cities which were separated for the sons of Ephraim, in the midst of the inheritance of the sons of Manasseh,—all the cities, with their villages.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the separate cities of the sons of Ephraim [are] in the midst of the inheritance of the sons of Manasseh, all the cities and their villages;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And there were cities with their villages separated for the children of Ephraim in the midst of the possession of the children of Manasses.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the separate cities for the children of Ephraim [were] among the inheritance of the children of Manasseh, all the cities with their villages.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the cities separated to the sons of Ephraim [were] in the midst of the inheritance of the sons of Manasseh{gr.Manasse}, all the cities and their villages.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the separate cities for the children of Efrayim [were] among the inheritance of the children of Menashsheh, all the cities with their villages.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the separate 3995
{3995} Prime
מִבְדָּלָה
mibdalah
{mib-daw-law'}
From H0914; a separation, that is, (concretely) a separate place.
cities 5892
{5892} Prime
עִיר
`iyr
{eer}
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
for the children 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of Efrayim אֶפרַיִם 669
{0669} Prime
אֶפְרַיִם
'Ephrayim
{ef-rah'-yim}
Dual of a masculine form of H0672; double fruit; Ephrajim, a son of Joseph; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory.
[were] among 8432
{8432} Prime
תָּוֶךְ
tavek
{taw'-vek}
From an unused root meaning to sever; a bisection, that is, (by implication) the centre.
the inheritance 5159
{5159} Prime
נַחֲלָה
nachalah
{nakh-al-aw'}
From H5157 (in its usual sense); properly something inherited, that is, (abstractly) occupancy, or (concretely) an heirloom; generally an estate, patrimony or portion.
of the children 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of Mna מְנַשֶּׁה, 4519
{4519} Prime
מְנַשֶּׁה
M@nashsheh
{men-ash-sheh'}
From H5382; causing to forget; Menashsheh, a grandson of jacob, also the tribe descendant from him, and its territory.
all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the cities 5892
{5892} Prime
עִיר
`iyr
{eer}
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
with their villages. 2691
{2691} Prime
חָצֵר
chatser
{khaw-tsare'}
From H2690 in its original sense; a yard (as inclosed by a fence); also a hamlet (as similarly surrounded with walls).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Joshua 16:5-9.


Joshua 16:9

_ _ separate cities for the children of Ephraim were among the inheritance of Manasseh — (Joshua 17:9), because it was found that the tract allotted to Ephraim was too small in proportion to its population and power.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Joshua 16:5-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Joshua 16:9

The separate cities — That is, besides those cities which were within Ephraim's bounds, he had some other cities, to which all of all their territories were annexed out Manasseh's portion, because his tribe was all here, and was larger than Manasseh's.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Joshua 16:9

And the (e) separate cities for the children of Ephraim [were] among the inheritance of the children of Manasseh, all the cities with their villages.

(e) Because Ephraim's tribe was far greater than Manasseh, therefore he had more cities.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Joshua 17:9 And the coast descended unto the river Kanah, southward of the river: these cities of Ephraim [are] among the cities of Manasseh: the coast of Manasseh also [was] on the north side of the river, and the outgoings of it were at the sea:
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