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Ezekiel 47:13

    Ezekiel 47:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Thus saith the Lord GOD; This shall be the border, whereby ye shall inherit the land according to the twelve tribes of Israel: Joseph shall have two portions.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Thus said the Lord GOD; This shall be the border, whereby you shall inherit the land according to the twelve tribes of Israel: Joseph shall have two portions.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: This shall be the border, whereby ye shall divide the land for inheritance according to the twelve tribes of Israel: Joseph'shall have two portions.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    This is what the Lord has said: These are the limits by which you will take up your heritage in the land among the twelve tribes of Israel: Joseph is to have two parts.

    Webster's Revision

    Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: This shall be the border, whereby ye shall divide the land for inheritance according to the twelve tribes of Israel: Joseph'shall have two portions.

    World English Bible

    Thus says the Lord Yahweh: This shall be the border, by which you shall divide the land for inheritance according to the twelve tribes of Israel: Joseph [shall have two] portions.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Thus saith the Lord GOD: This shall be the border, whereby ye shall divide the land for inheritance according to the twelve tribes of Israel: Joseph shall have portions.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 47:13

    Joseph shall have two portions - That is, In Ephraim and Manasseh, his two sons, who each had a separate inheritance.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 47:13

    The ideal reallotment of the land to the twelve tribes of Israel is found in Ezekiel 47:13-48:14.

    The special mention of Joseph's portions was in order to express that the twelve portions were to be exclusive of Levi's land, which was to be provided out of the "oblation."

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 47:13

    47:13 The border - The utmost bounds of the whole land. Shall inherit - That is, shall divide for inheritance to the tribes of Israel. Joseph - That is, the two sons of Joseph, Ephraim, and Manasseh.