Joseph died and was never sold into Egypt. Ephraim and Mannaseh were from Egypt and should never have ruled over the rest of the tribes of Israel. Jacob didn't realize he had blessed Ephraim over Mannaseh. Benjamin is wooed to leave the Southern Kingdom and join the Norther Kingdom. Ephraim struggles to forgive the other tribes for plotting the death of their king. The Elohist responds to this tumultuous situation.