Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two men as spies from 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.

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.

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 son of Nun sent two men secretly from Shittim as scouts, saying, Go, view the land, especially Jericho. And they went and came to the house of a harlot 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

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.

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.

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 Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two men as spies from 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. 2 The king of Jericho was told, "Look, some of the Israelite men have come here tonight to investigate the land."


Cross References

Hebrews 11:31

By faith Rahab the prostitute received the spies in peace and didn't perish with those who disobeyed.

James 2:25

And in the same way, wasn't Rahab the prostitute also justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out by a different route?

Numbers 25:1

While Israel was staying in Acacia Grove, the people began to have sexual relations with the women of Moab.

Matthew 1:5

Salmon fathered Boaz by Rahab, Boaz fathered Obed by Ruth, Obed fathered Jesse,

Numbers 13:2

"Send men to scout out the land of Canaan I am giving to the Israelites. Send one man who is a leader among them from each of their ancestral tribes."

Numbers 13:17-21

When Moses sent them to scout out the land of Canaan, he told them, "Go up this way to the Negev, then go up into the hill country.

Numbers 33:49

They camped by the Jordan from Beth-jeshimoth to Acacia Meadows on the plains of Moab.

Joshua 3:1

Joshua started early the next morning and left Acacia Grove with all the Israelites. They went as far as the Jordan and stayed there before crossing.

Joshua 5:10

While the Israelites camped at Gilgal on the plains of Jericho, they kept the Passover on the evening of the fourteenth day of the month.

Joshua 6:1-25

Now Jericho was strongly fortified because of the Israelites-no one leaving or entering.

Joshua 21:31

Helkath with its pasturelands, and Rehob with its pasturelands-four cities.

Judges 18:2

So the Danites sent out five brave men from all their clans, from Zorah and Eshtaol, to spy out the land and explore it. They told them, "Go and explore the land." They came to the hill country of Ephraim as far as the home of Micah and spent the night there.

Judges 18:14

The five men who had gone to spy out the land of Laish told their brothers, "Did you know that there are an ephod, household gods, and a carved image overlaid with silver in these houses? Now think about what you should do."

Judges 18:17

Then the five men who had gone to spy out the land went in and took the carved image overlaid with silver, the ephod, and the household idols, while the priest was standing by the entrance of the gate with the 600 men armed with weapons of war.

Matthew 10:16

"Look, I'm sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as serpents and as harmless as doves.

Ephesians 5:5

For know and recognize this: no sexually immoral or impure or greedy person, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of the Messiah and of God.

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