Joseph - He Shall Add

The eleventh point of the ancient English lectures. As the tribe of Joseph was composed of the two half tribes of Ephraim and Mannaseh and considered the most superficial of the twelve tribes, so has the ceremony of the northeast corner of the Lodge been considered the most superficial part of Masonry. And such was the eleventh point of the celebrated English lectures of the twelve original points. — ( Genesis 49:22 )

Biblical Reference

Genesis 49:22

Joseph is a fruitful bough, even a fruitful bough by a well; whose branches run over the wall:

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