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Joshua 16:1

    Joshua 16:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the lot of the children of Joseph fell from Jordan by Jericho, unto the water of Jericho on the east, to the wilderness that goeth up from Jericho throughout mount Bethel,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the lot of the children of Joseph fell from Jordan by Jericho, to the water of Jericho on the east, to the wilderness that goes up from Jericho throughout mount Bethel,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the lot came out for the children of Joseph from the Jordan at Jericho, at the waters of Jericho on the east, even the wilderness, going up from Jericho through the hill-country to Beth-el;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the limit of the land marked out for the children of Joseph went out from Jordan at Jericho, at the waters of Jericho on the east, in the waste land, going up from Jericho through the hill-country to Beth-el;

    Webster's Revision

    And the lot came out for the children of Joseph from the Jordan at Jericho, at the waters of Jericho on the east, even the wilderness, going up from Jericho through the hill-country to Beth-el;

    World English Bible

    The lot came out for the children of Joseph from the Jordan at Jericho, at the waters of Jericho on the east, even the wilderness, going up from Jericho through the hill country to Bethel.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the lot for the children of Joseph went out from the Jordan at Jericho, at the waters of Jericho on the east, even the wilderness, going up from Jericho through the hill country to Beth-el;

    Definitions for Joshua 16:1

    Lot - Portion; destiny; fate.

    Clarke's Commentary on Joshua 16:1

    The children of Joseph - Ephraim and Manasseh, and their descendants. The limits of the tribe of Ephraim extended along the borders of Benjamin and Dan, from Jordan on the east to the Mediterranean on the west.

    Barnes' Notes on Joshua 16:1

    To the wilderness - Strike out "to," for the word is in apposition to "lot." The wilderness is Joshua 18:12 "the wilderness of Bethaven."

    Wesley's Notes on Joshua 16:1

    16:1 Children of Joseph - That is, of Ephraim, and the half tribe of Manasseh, which are here put together in one; because in these first verse s he speaks of them in common; and then of their several portions.