Then did Joshua son of Nun, send out from The Acacias, two men to spy out silently, saying, Go view the land, and Jericho. So they came, and entered the house of a harlot, whose name was Rahab, and lay there.
By faith, Rahab the harlot perished not with them who refused to yield, she having welcomed the spies with peace.
And, in like manner also, Rahab the harlot, Was it not, by works, she was declared righteous, when she gave welcome unto the messengers, and, by another way, urged them forth?
And Israel remained among the acacias, - and the people began to go away unchastely unto the daughters of Moab;
Send for thee men and let them spy out the land of Canaan, which I am giving unto the sons of Israel, - one man each for the tribe of his fathers, shalt thou send, each one a prince among them.
So Moses sent them, to spy out the land of Canaan, - and said unto them - Go up, here in the South, Yea ye shall go up the mountain;
Thus did they encamp by the Jordan from Beth-jeshimoth unto Abel-Shittim that is, "The acacia - meadows"- in the waste plains of Moab.
So then Joshua rose early in the morning, and they brake up from The Acacias and came as far as the Jordan, he and all the sons of Israel, - and they lodged there before they passed over.
Thus then the sons of Israel encamped in Gilgal, - and kept the passover on the fourteenth day of the month, in the evening, in the waste plains of Jericho.
Now, Jericho, was shut up and barred because of the sons of Israel, - none came out and none went in.
Helkath, with her pasture land, and Rehob, with her pasture land, - four cities.
So then the sons of Dan sent, out of their family, five men out of their bounds - men who were sons of valour - out of Zorah and out of Eshtaol - to spy out the land, and to explore it, and they said unto them, Go! explore the land. And they came into the hill country of Ephraim, as far as the house of Micah, and lodged there.
Then responded the five men who had been to spy out the land of Laish, and said unto their brethren, Know ye that there are in these houses, an ephod, and teraphim, and a graven image, and a molten image, - now, therefore, know what ye will do!
Then went up the five men who had been to spy out the land, they came in thither, they took the graven image, and the ephod, and the teraphim, and the molten image, - now, the priest, was standing at the entrance of the gate, with the six hundred men who were begirt with weapons of war.
Lo! I, send you forth as sheep amidst wolves; become ye therefore - prudent, as serpents, and simple, as doves.