Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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.

New American Standard Bible

Then Joshua the son of Nun sent two men as spies secretly from Shittim, saying, “Go, view the land, especially Jericho.” So they went and came into the house of a harlot whose name was Rahab, and lodged there.

King James Version

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 an harlot's house, named Rahab, and lodged there.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

After this, Nun's son Joshua sent two men from the Acacia groves as undercover scouts. He told them, "Go and look over the land. Pay special attention to Jericho." So they went out, came to the house of a prostitute named Rahab, and lodged there.

A Conservative Version

And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men as spies secretly, saying, Go, view the land, and Jericho. And they went and came into the house of a harlot whose name was Rahab, and lay there.

American Standard Version

And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men as spies secretly, saying, Go, view the land, and Jericho. And they went and came into the house of a harlot whose name was Rahab, and lay there.

Amplified

Joshua the son of Nun sent two men as scouts secretly from Shittim, saying, “Go, view the land, especially Jericho [the walled city].” So they went and came to the house of a prostitute named Rahab, and lodged there.

Bible in Basic English

Then Joshua, the son of Nun, sent two men from Shittim secretly, with the purpose of searching out the land, and Jericho. So they went and came to the house of a loose woman of the town, named Rahab, where they took their rest for the night.

Darby Translation

And Joshua the son of Nun sent from Shittim two spies secretly, saying, Go, see the land, even Jericho. And they went, and came into a harlot's house, named Rahab, and they lay down there.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joshua son of Nun will send out of Shittim two men spying silently, saying, Go see the land and Jericho. And they will go, and will come to the house of a woman, a harlot, and her name Rahab; and they will lie there.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two men from Acacia Grove [as] spies, saying, "Go, view the land, especially Jericho." So they went, and entered the house of a prostitute whose name [was] Rahab, and {spent the night} there.

Modern King James verseion

And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, Go look over the land, even Jericho. And they went and came to the house of a harlot named Rahab. And they stayed there.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two spies, secretly, saying, "Go and view the land and also Jericho." And they went, and came unto a harlot's house, named Rahab, and lodged there.

NET Bible

Joshua son of Nun sent two spies out from Shittim secretly and instructed them: "Find out what you can about the land, especially Jericho." They stopped at the house of a prostitute named Rahab and spent the night there.

New Heart English Bible

Joshua the son of Nun secretly sent two men out of Shittim as spies, saying, "Go, view the land, and Jericho." They went and came into the house of a prostitute whose name was Rahab, and slept there.

Webster

And Joshua the son of Nun sent from Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, Go, view the land, even Jericho. And they went, and came into the house of a harlot, named Rahab, and lodged there.

World English Bible

Joshua the son of Nun secretly sent two men out of Shittim as spies, saying, "Go, view the land, including Jericho." They went and came into the house of a prostitute whose name was Rahab, and slept there.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Joshua son of Nun sendeth from Shittim, two men, spies, silently, saying, 'Go, see the land -- and Jericho;' and they go and come into the house of a woman, a harlot, and her name is Rahab, and they lie down there.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יהושׁע יהושׁוּע 
Y@howshuwa` 
Usage: 218

of Nun
נון נוּן 
Nuwn 
Nun, Non
Usage: 30

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

שׁטּים 
Shittiym 
Usage: 5

two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

to spy
רגל 
Ragal 
Usage: 25

חרשׁ 
Cheresh 
Usage: 1

Go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

יריחה ירחו יריחו 
Y@riychow 
Usage: 57

ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

and came

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

רחב 
Rachab 
Usage: 5

and lodged
שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

Images Joshua 2:1

Prayers for Joshua 2:1

Context Readings

Spies View The Land

1 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. 2 And it was told the king of Jericho, saying, - Lo! men, have come in hither to-night of the sons of Israel to search out the land.


Cross References

Hebrews 11:31

By faith, Rahab the harlot perished not with them who refused to yield, she having welcomed the spies with peace.

James 2:25

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?

Numbers 25:1

And Israel remained among the acacias, - and the people began to go away unchastely unto the daughters of Moab;

Matthew 1:5

And Salmon begat Boaz of Rahab, and Boaz begat Obed of Ruth, and Obed begat Jesse;

Numbers 13:2

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.

Numbers 13:17-21

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;

Numbers 33:49

Thus did they encamp by the Jordan from Beth-jeshimoth unto Abel-Shittim that is, "The acacia - meadows"- in the waste plains of Moab.

Joshua 3:1

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.

Joshua 5:10

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.

Joshua 6:1-25

Now, Jericho, was shut up and barred because of the sons of Israel, - none came out and none went in.

Joshua 21:31

Helkath, with her pasture land, and Rehob, with her pasture land, - four cities.

Judges 18:2

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.

Judges 18:14

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!

Judges 18:17

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.

Matthew 10:16

Lo! I, send you forth as sheep amidst wolves; become ye therefore - prudent, as serpents, and simple, as doves.

Ephesians 5:5

For, this, ye know, if ye take note - that no fornicator, or impure or greedy person, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of the Christ and God.

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