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And the children of Joseph spake unto Joshua, saying, Why hast thou given me but one lot and one portion to inherit, seeing I am a great people, forasmuch as the LORD hath blessed me hitherto?
Moreover I have given to thee one portion above thy brothers, which I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with my bow.
These are the families of Manasseh, and those who were numbered of them were fifty-two thousand and seven hundred.
And of Joseph he said, Blessed of LORD be his land, for the precious things of heaven, for the dew, and for the deep that couches beneath,
And his father refused, and said, I know, my son, I know. He also shall become a people, and he also shall be great. However, his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations.
Joseph is a fruitful bough, a fruitful bough by a fountain, his branches run over the wall.
And the sons of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, took their inheritance.