Joshua 17:6

6 because the daughters of the tribe of Manasseh received an inheritance among the sons. The land of Gilead belonged to the rest of the descendants of Manasseh.

Read Joshua 17:6 Using Other Translations

Because the daughters of Manasseh had an inheritance among his sons: and the rest of Manasseh's sons had the land of Gilead.
because the daughters of Manasseh received an inheritance along with his sons. The land of Gilead was allotted to the rest of the people of Manasseh.
because the female descendants of Manasseh received a grant of land along with the male descendants. (The land of Gilead was given to the rest of the male descendants of Manasseh.)

What does Joshua 17:6 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Joshua 17:6

Because the daughters of Manasseh had an inheritance among his
sons
Which occasioned such a number of portions; the daughters of Zelophehad are meant, who descended from Manasseh:

and the rest of Manasseh, some had the land of Gilead;
that is, those besides the six families before expressed, namely, the two families of the Machirites and Gileadites, ( Numbers 26:29 ) .

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