Ephraim

Failed to drive out Caananites who dwelt in Gezer
Prideful and arrogant, powerful, great, defiant and overbearing
Contains Timnath-serah home of family of Joshua
Also Gilgal and Shiloh home of the Tabernacle
Bethel
Seat of government at Shechem
Preeminence established by blessing of Jacob
Cramped for space
One of the only two tribes to gain early their alotted inheritence (with Judah)
Unable to keep the Caananites out of Gazer

Ephraim

Judges GuyPRunkle