Then Jephthah gathered together all the men of Gilead and fought with Ephraim, and the men of Gilead struck Ephraim because they had said, “You are fugitives of Ephraim, you Gileadites, in the midst of Ephraim and in the midst of Manasseh.” Bible see other translations

“in the midst of.” That is, “in the territory of.”

Commentary for: Judges 12:4