There was also a lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the firstborn of Joseph; to wit, for Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead: because he was a man of war, therefore he had Gilead and Bashan.
There was also a lot for the rest of the children of Manasseh by theirfamilies; for the children of Abiezer, and for the children of Helek, and for the children of Asriel, and for the children of Shechem, and for the children of Hepher, and for the children of Shemida: thesewere the malechildren of Manasseh the son of Joseph by theirfamilies.
But Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, had no sons, but daughters: and these are the names of his daughters, Mahlah, and Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah.
And theycamenearbeforeEleazar the priest, and beforeJoshua the son of Nun, and before the princes, saying, The LORDcommandedMoses to give us an inheritanceamong our brethren. Thereforeaccording to the commandment of the LORD he gavethem an inheritanceamong the brethren of theirfather.
And the coastdescendedunto the riverKanah, southward of the river: thesecities of Ephraim are among the cities of Manasseh: the coast of Manassehalso was on the northside of the river, and the outgoings of it were at the sea:
And Manasseh had in Issachar and in AsherBethshean and her towns, and Ibleam and her towns, and the inhabitants of Dor and her towns, and the inhabitants of Endor and her towns, and the inhabitants of Taanach and her towns, and the inhabitants of Megiddo and her towns, eventhreecountries.
And Joshuaansweredthem, If thou be a greatpeople, then get thee up to the woodcountry, and cut down for thyselfthere in the land of the Perizzites and of the giants, if mountEphraim be too narrow for thee.
And the children of Josephsaid, The hill is not enough for us: and all the Canaanitesthatdwell in the land of the valleyhavechariots of iron, boththey who are of Bethshean and her towns, and they who are of the valley of Jezreel.
But the mountainshall be thine; for it is a wood, and thoushalt cut it down: and the outgoings of it shall be thine: for thoushaltdrive out the Canaanites, thoughtheyhaveironchariots, and thoughthey be strong.