And Joshua, the son of Nun, sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, Go view the land, even Jericho. And they went and came into a harlot's house, named Rahab, and lodged there.
By faith the harlot Rahab did not perish together with the disobedient, having received the spies with peace.
Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she received the messengers and sent them out another way?
And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to fornicate with the daughters of Moab,
Send thou men that they may spy out the land of Canaan, which I give unto the sons of Israel; of every tribe of their fathers ye shall send a man, each one a prince among them.
And Moses sent them to spy out the land of Canaan and said unto them, Go up this way towards the Negev and go up into the mountain
Finally they pitched by the Jordan, from Bethjesimoth even unto Abelshittim in the plains of Moab.
And Joshua rose early in the morning; and they removed from Shittim and came to the Jordan, he and all the sons of Israel and lodged there before they passed over.
And the sons of Israel encamped in Gilgal and celebrated the passover on the fourteenth day of the month, in the evening, in the plains of Jericho.
Now Jericho was tightly shut up because of the sons of Israel; no one went out, and no one came in.
Helkath with its suburbs, and Rehob with its suburbs: four cities.
And the sons of Dan sent five men from their family of their borders, men of valour, from Zorah and from Eshtaol, to spy out the land and to search it, and they said unto them, Go, search the land. These came unto Mount Ephraim to the house of Micah, and they lodged there.
Then the five men that had gone to spy out the land of Laish said unto their brethren, Do ye know that there is in these houses an ephod and teraphim and a graven image and a molten image? Now, therefore, consider what ye have to do.
And the five men that went to spy out the land went up and went in there and took the graven image and the ephod, and the teraphim and the molten image while the priest stood in the entrance of the gate with the six hundred men that were armed with weapons of war.
Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves; be ye therefore prudent as serpents and innocent as doves.