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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 brethren, 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 numbered of them, fifty-two thousand seven hundred.
And to Joseph he said, Blessed of the LORD is his land, for the gifts of the heavens, for the dew, and for the deep that is stretched out beneath,
And his father refused and said, I know it, my son, I know it; he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great; but truly his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of Gentiles.
Joseph is a fruitful bough, even a fruitful bough by a fountain, whose daughters run over the wall.
So the sons of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, received their inheritance.