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    JOSHUA 17

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    1 The lot of Manasseh. 7 His coast. 12 The Canaanites not driven out. 14 The children of Joseph obtain another lot. VERSE 1 - the firstborn. * Ge 41:51; 46:20; 48:18 De 21:17 - Machir. * Ge 50:23 Nu 26:29; 27:1; 32:39,40 Jud 5:14 1Ch 2:23; 7:14,15 - Gilead. * Nu 26:29; 32:33,40 De 3:13-15 VERSE 2 - the rest. * Nu 26:29-32 - the children. * Jud 6:11; 8:2 1Ch 7:18 - Abiezer. * Nu 26:30 - Jeezer. children of Asriel. * Nu 26:31 - children of Hepher. * Nu 26:32 VERSE 3 * Nu 26:33; 27:1; 36:2-11 VERSE 4 - Eleazar. * Jos 14:1 Nu 34:17-29 - The Lord commanded. * Nu 27:6,7 Ga 3:28 VERSE 5 - ten portions. As there were six sons and five daughters, among whom this division was to be made, there should be eleven portions: but Zelophehad, son of Hepher, having left five daughters in his place, neither he nor Hepher is reckoned. The lot of Manasseh therefore was divided into ten parts; five for the five sons of Gilead, Abiezer, Helek, Asriel, Shechem, and Shemida; and five for the five daughters of Zelophehad, Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah. * :2,3,14 - beside. * Jos 13:29-31 Nu 32:30-42 VERSE 6 VERSE 7 - Asher. Eusebius says this was a town in his time not far from Neapolis, towards Scythopolis or Bethshan; between which towns it is also placed by the old Jerusalem Itinerary. - Michmethah. Situated, probably, east of Shechem, though its precise situation, as well as that of many others, cannot, at this distance of time, be ascertained. Many of these towns were small, and we may rationally conclude, slightly built; and consequently have perished more than two thousand years ago. It would therefore be useless now to look for such places; though in many instances, their ancient names have been preserved, and their sites identified. Several towns even in England, mentioned by C'sar and other ancient writers, are no longer discernible; several have changed their names, and not a few their situation. * Jos 16:6-8 - Shechem. * Jos 20:7; 21:21; 24:1,32 Ge 34:2; 37:12,14 Jud 9:1 1Ki 12:1,25 * 1Ch 6:67 VERSE 8 - of Tappuah. * Jos 12:17; 15:34,53; 16:8 VERSE 9 - river Kanah. or, brook of reeds. The brook Kanah seem to be what is now called Nahr el Kasab, which falls into the Mediterranean a few miles south of C'sarea of Palestine, mentioned by the Hon. C. L. Irby, and J. Mangles. * Jos 16:8 - these cities. * Jos 16:9 - the out-goings. * Jos 16:3,8; 19:29 - the sea. The Mediterranean. VERSE 10 VERSE 11 - Manasseh. * Jos 16:9 1Ch 7:29 Beth-shean, the Scythopolis of the Greek and Roman writers, was situated in the plain of Jordan, west of that river, 120 furlongs (south) from Tiberias, according to Josephus, and 600 furlongs (north) from Jerusalem. (2 Mac 29 12:29.) It was the largest city of the Decapolis, and the only one on that side of Jordan. It is now called Bisan, 8 hours or 24 miles from Tiberias; and described by Dr. Richardson, exclusive of its ruins, as a "collection of miserable hovels, containing 200 inhabitants." * 1Sa 31:10,12 - Beth-shan. * 1Ki 4:12 - Ibleam. * 2Ki 9:27 1Ch 6:70 - Bileam. - Dor. Dor, according to Eusebius, was situated on the Mediterranean, nine miles from C'sarea Palestine, towards Carmel. The village of Tortura, four leagues north of C'sarea, is supposed to nearly occupy it site. * Jos 12:23 Jud 1:27 1Ki 4:11 - Endor. * 1Sa 28:7 Ps 83:10 - Taanach. * Jos 12:21 Jud 5:19 - Megiddo. * Jud 1:27; 5:19 1Ki 4:12; 9:15 2Ki 9:27; 23:29,30 2Ch 35:22 * Zec 12:11 VERSE 12 * Jos 15:63; 16:10 Ex 23:29-33 Nu 33:52-56 Jud 1:27,28 Ro 6:12-14 VERSE 13 - waxen strong. * Jud 1:28 2Sa 3:1 Eph 6:10 Php 4:13 2Pe 3:18 - put the. * Jos 16:10 De 20:11-18 Jud 1:30,33,35 2Ch 8:7,8 VERSE 14 - one lot. * Ge 48:22 Nu 26:34-37 De 33:13-17 - a great. * Ge 48:19; 49:22-26 VERSE 15 - If thou be. * Lu 12:48 - the Perizzites. * Ge 13:7 Ex 33:2 Ezr 9:1 - giants. or, Rephaims. * Ge 14:5; 15:20 2Sa 5:18,22 VERSE 16 - chariots. * :18 Jud 1:19; 4:3 - Beth-shean. * :11 1Ki 4:12 - Jezreel. * Jos 19:18 Jud 6:33 1Ki 4:12; 18:46; 21:1,23 2Ki 9:10,37 Ho 1:4,5 VERSE 17 - Thou art a great. See on ver. * :14 VERSE 18 - the mountain. * :15; 15:9; 20:7 - for thou shalt. * Jos 11:4-6; 13:6 Nu 14:6-9 De 20:1-4 Ps 27:1,2 Isa 41:10-16 * Isa 51:12,13 Ro 8:31,37 Heb 13:6 GOTO NEXT CHAPTER - TREASURY OF SCRIPTURE KNOWLEDGE INDEX

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