Within Issachar’s and Asher’s territory Manasseh was assigned Beth Shean, Ibleam, the residents of Dor, En Dor, the residents of Taanach, the residents of Megiddo, 1 the three of Napheth, 2 and the towns surrounding all these cities. 3
On the border of Manasseh’s territory were Beth-Shean 1 and its surrounding towns, Taanach and its surrounding towns, Megiddo 2 and its surrounding towns, and Dor and its surrounding towns. The descendants of Joseph, Israel’s son, lived here.
The descendants of Joseph said, “The whole hill country 1 is inadequate for us, and the Canaanites living down in the valley in Beth Shean and its surrounding towns and in the Valley of Jezreel have chariots with iron-rimmed wheels.” 2
Baana son of Ahilud was in charge of Taanach and Megiddo, 1 as well as all of Beth Shan next to Zarethan below Jezreel, from Beth Shan to Abel Meholah and on past Jokmeam.
on Kiriathaim, Beth Gamul, and Beth Meon,
Beth Arabah, Zemaraim, Bethel, 1
Janim, Beth Tappuah, Aphekah,
Halhul, Beth Zur, Gedor,
Beth Zur, Soco, Adullam,
The men of Manasseh did not conquer Beth Shan, Taanach, or their surrounding towns. Nor did they conquer the people living in Dor, Ibleam, Megiddo 1 or their surrounding towns. 2 The Canaanites managed 3 to remain in those areas. 4
Beth Peor, the slopes of Pisgah, and Beth Jeshimoth.
Hazar Gaddah, Heshbon, Beth Pelet,
Ziklag, Beth Marcaboth, Hazar Susah,
on Dibon, Nebo, and Beth Diblathaim,
Beth Nimrah, and Beth Haran as fortified cities, and constructed pens for their flocks.
Solomon built up Gezer, lower Beth Horon,
in Jeshua, in Moladah, in Beth Pelet,
Ben-Deker was in charge of Makaz, Shaalbim, Beth Shemesh, and Elon Beth Hanan.
He made upper Beth Horon and lower Beth Horon fortified cities with walls and barred gates, 1
So we settled down in the valley opposite Beth Peor. 1