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Although this may refer only to a specific tract of land in Canaan, the principle is established here that Joseph, rather than Reuben, would be granted the birthright (1 Chronicles 5:1,2) with its double inheritance, so Ephraim and Manasseh, Joseph's sons, are established as each equal with the other eleven sons of Israel.

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KJV Defenders Study Bible, by Dr. Henry Morris, Ph.D.
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Language: English
DEF 10 ISBN 0-529-10444-x
DEF 10-1 ISBN 0-529-10445-8


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