Joshua 2 ©
Rahab receiveth and concealeth the two spies sent from Shittim. The covenant between her and them. Their return and report.
And the king of Jericho sent unto Rahab, saying, Bring forth the men that are come to thee, which are entered into thine house: for they be come to search out all the country.
And it came to pass about the time of shutting of the gate, when it was dark, that the men went out: *whither the men went I *wot not: pursue after them quickly; for ye shall overtake them.
¶And before they were laid down, she came up unto them upon the roof;
And she said unto the men, I know that the iLORD hath given you the land, and that your jterror is fallen upon us, and that all the inhabitants of the land 3faint because of you.
And as soon as we had lheard these things, our hearts did melt, neither 4did there remain any more courage in any man, because of you: for the LORD your God, mhe is God in heaven above, and in earth beneath.
And that ye will save alive my father, and my mother, and my brethren, and my sisters, and all that they have, and deliver our lives from death.
Behold, when we come into the land, thou shalt bind this line of scarlet thread in the window which thou didst let us down by: and thou shalt 6bring thy father, and thy mother, and thy brethren, and all thy father's household, home unto thee.
And it shall be, that whosoever ushall go out of the doors of thy house into the street, vhis blood shall be upon his head, and we will be guiltless: and whosoever shall be with thee in the house, whis blood shall be on our head, if any hand be upon him.
And if thou utter this our business, then we will be *quit of thine oath which thou hast made us to swear.
And she said, According unto your words, so be it. And she sent them away, and they departed: and she bound the scarlet line in the window.
¶So the two men returned, and descended from the mountain, and passed over, and came to Joshua the son of Nun, and told him all things that befell them: