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Joshua 2 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Spies Sent to Jericho

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Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two men as spies from the Acacia Grove,[fn] saying, “Go and scout the land, especially Jericho.” So they left, and they came to the house of a prostitute named Rahab, and stayed there.

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The king of Jericho was told, “Look, some of the Israelite men have come here tonight to investigate the land.”

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Then the king of Jericho sent word to Rahab and said, “Bring out the men who came to you and entered your house, for they came to investigate the entire land.”

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But the woman had taken the two men and hidden them. So she said, “Yes, the men did come to me, but I didn’t know where they were from.

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“At nightfall, when the city gate was about to close, the men went out, and I don’t know where they were going. Chase after them quickly, and you can catch up with them! ”

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But she had taken them up to the roof and hidden them among the stalks of flax that she had arranged on the roof.

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The men pursued them along the road to the fords of the Jordan, and as soon as they left to pursue them, the city gate was shut.

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“For we have heard how the Lord dried up the water of the Red Sea before you when you came out of Egypt, and what you did to Sihon and Og, the two Amorite kings you completely destroyed across the Jordan.

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“When we heard this, we lost heart, and everyone’s courage failed[fn] because of you, for the Lord your God is God in heaven above and on earth below.

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“Now please swear to me by the Lord that you will also show kindness to my father’s family,[fn] because I showed kindness to you. Give me a sure sign[fn]

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“that you will spare the lives of my father, mother, brothers, sisters, and all who belong to them, and save us from death.”

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The men answered her, “We will give our lives for yours. If you don’t report our mission, we will show kindness and faithfulness to you when the Lord gives us the land.”

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Then she let them down by a rope through the window, since she lived in a house that was built into the wall of the city.

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“Go to the hill country so that the men pursuing you won’t find you,” she said to them. “Hide there for three days until they return; afterward, go on your way.”

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The men said to her, “We will be free from this oath you made us swear,

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“unless, when we enter the land, you tie this scarlet cord to the window through which you let us down. Bring your father, mother, brothers, and all your father’s family into your house.

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“If anyone goes out the doors of your house, his death will be his own fault,[fn] and we will be innocent. But if anyone with you in the house should be harmed,[fn] his death will be our fault.[fn]

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“Let it be as you say,” she replied, and she sent them away. After they had gone, she tied the scarlet cord to the window.

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Then the men returned, came down from the hill country, and crossed the Jordan. They went to Joshua son of Nun and reported everything that had happened to them.

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They told Joshua, “The Lord has handed over the entire land to us. Everyone who lives in the land is also panicking because of us.”[fn]

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Or from Shittim
Or land panics at your approach
Lit and spirit no longer remained in anyone
Lit my father’s house
Or a sign of truth
Lit his blood on his head
Lit if a hand should be on him
Lit his blood on our heads
Or land also panics at our approach

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