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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 you one portion above your 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 seven hundred.
Of Joseph he said, "His land is blessed by Yahweh, for the precious things of the heavens, for the dew, for the deep that couches beneath,
His father refused, and said, "I know, my son, I know. He also will become a people, and he also will be great. However, his younger brother will be greater than he, and his seed will become a multitude of nations."
"Joseph is a fruitful vine, a fruitful vine by a spring. His branches run over the wall.
The children of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, took their inheritance.