Their father, Ephraim, mourned for them a long time, and his relatives came to comfort him.
Afterward Ephraim slept with his wife, and she became pregnant and gave birth to a son. Ephraim named him Beriah because of the tragedy his family had suffered.
He had a daughter named Sheerah. She built the towns of Lower and Upper Beth-horon and Uzzen-sheerah.
The descendants of Ephraim included Rephah, Resheph, Telah, Tahan,
Ladan, Ammihud, Elishama,
Nun, and Joshua.
The descendants of Ephraim lived in the territory that included Bethel and its surrounding towns to the south, Naaran to the east, Gezer and its villages to the west, and Shechem and its surrounding villages to the north as far as Ayyah and its towns.
Along the border of Manasseh were the towns of Beth-shan, Taanach, Megiddo, Dor, and their surrounding villages. The descendants of Joseph son of Israel lived in these towns.
The sons of Asher were Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, and Beriah. They had a sister named Serah.
The sons of Beriah were Heber and Malkiel (the father of Birzaith).
The sons of Heber were Japhlet, Shomer, and Hotham. They had a sister named Shua.