Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! when we are coming into the land, this cord of crimson thread, must thou bind in the window by which thou didst let us down, and, thy father and thy mother and thy brethren and all the household of thy father, must thou gather together unto thee unto the house.

New American Standard Bible

unless, when we come into the land, you tie this cord of scarlet thread in the window through which you let us down, and gather to yourself into the house your father and your mother and your brothers and all your father’s household.

King James Version

Behold, when we come into the land, thou shalt bind this line of scarlet thread in the window which thou didst let us down by: and thou shalt bring thy father, and thy mother, and thy brethren, and all thy father's household, home unto thee.

Holman Bible

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.

International Standard Version

when we invade the land, if you don't tie this rope made with red cords in the window through which you let us down, and if you don't gather your father, your mother, your brothers, and all of the rest of your father's household into your house.

A Conservative Version

Behold, when we come into the land, thou shall bind this line of scarlet cord in the window which thou let us down by. And thou shall gather to thee into the house thy father, and thy mother, and thy brothers, and all thy father's

American Standard Version

Behold, when we come into the land, thou shalt bind this line of scarlet thread in the window which thou didst let us down by: and thou shalt gather unto thee into the house thy father, and thy mother, and thy brethren, and all thy father's household.

Amplified

unless, when we come into the land, you tie this cord of scarlet thread in the window through which you let us down, and bring into the house your father and your mother and your brothers and all your father’s household [so that they will be safe].

Bible in Basic English

If, when we come into the land, you put this cord of bright red thread in the window from which you let us down; and get your father and mother and your brothers and all your family into the house;

Darby Translation

Behold, when we come into the land, thou shalt bind in the window this line of scarlet thread by which thou hast let us down; and thou shalt gather to thee in the house thy father, and thy mother, and thy brethren, and all thy father's household;

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, we come into the land, thou shalt bind the line of this scarlet thread in the window which thou didst let us down by it: and thy father and thy mother and thy brethren, and all thy father's house thou shalt gather to thee to the house.

King James 2000

Behold, when we come into the land, you shall bind this line of scarlet thread in the window which you did let us down by: and you shall bring your father, and your mother, and your brethren, and all your father's household, home unto you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[When] we come to the land, you must tie this scarlet cord in the window through which you let us down, and you must gather your father and mother, and your brothers, and your whole family to your house.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, when we come into the land, you shall set this line of scarlet thread in the window from which you let us down. And you shall bring your father and your mother, and your brothers, and all your father's household, home to you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, when we come unto the land, thou shalt bind this purple threaden cord in the window, which thou lettest us down by. And thou shalt bring thy father, thy mother, thy brethren, and all thy father's household, even into the house to thee.

NET Bible

When we invade the land, tie this red rope in the window through which you let us down, and gather together in your house your father, mother, brothers, and all who live in your father's house.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, when we come into the land, you shall bind this line of scarlet thread in the window which you did let us down by. You shall gather to yourself into the house your father, your mother, your brothers, and all your father's household.

Webster

Behold, when we come into the land, thou shalt bind this line of scarlet thread in the window by which thou didst let us down: and thou shalt bring thy father, and thy mother, and thy brethren, and all thy father's household home to thee.

World English Bible

Behold, when we come into the land, you shall bind this line of scarlet thread in the window which you did let us down by. You shall gather to yourself into the house your father, your mother, your brothers, and all your father's household.

Youngs Literal Translation

lo, we are coming into the land, this line of scarlet thread thou dost bind to the window by which thou hast caused us to go down, and thy father, and thy mother, and thy brethren, and all the house of thy father thou dost gather unto thee, to the house;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

into the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

thou shalt bind
קשׁר 
Qashar 
Usage: 44

תּקוה 
Tiqvah 
Usage: 34

of scarlet
שׁני 
Shaniy 
Usage: 42

חוּט 
Chuwt 
Usage: 7

in the window
חלּון 
Challown 
Usage: 31

which thou didst let us down by
ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

and thou shalt bring
אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

and thy mother
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Images Joshua 2:18

Prayers for Joshua 2:18

Context Readings

Spies View The Land

17 And the men said unto her, - Free, will we be from this thine oath which thou hast made us swear: 18 Lo! when we are coming into the land, this cord of crimson thread, must thou bind in the window by which thou didst let us down, and, thy father and thy mother and thy brethren and all the household of thy father, must thou gather together unto thee unto the house. 19 And it shall be, whosoever shall go forth out of the doors of thy house into the street, his blood, shall be on his own head and, we, shall be free, - but, whosoever shall be with thee in the house, his blood, shall be on our heads, if a, hand, be upon him.



Cross References

Joshua 6:23

So the young men the spies went in and brought out Rahab and her father and her mother and her brethren and all that she had, yea, all her kindred, brought they out, - and set them outside the camp of Israel.

Genesis 7:1

And Yahweh said to Noah, Enter thou and all thy house, into the ark, - for, thee, have I seen righteous before me, in this generation.

Genesis 12:2

That I may make thee into a great nation, And bless thee and make great thy name, And become thou a blessing;

Genesis 19:12-17

And the men said unto Lot, Whom besides hast thou here? Son-in-law and thy sons and thy daughters, and all that thou hast in the city, bring thou forth out of the place;

Leviticus 14:4

then shall the priest give command, - and there shall be taken - for him that is to be cleansed - two living clean birds, - and cedar wood, and crimson am hyssop;

Numbers 4:8

and they shall spread over them a wrapper of crimson, and cover the same with a covering of badgers skin, - and shall put in the staves thereof.

Numbers 19:6

Then shall the priest take cedar-wood and hyssop and crimson, - and east lute the midst of the burning up of the heifer.

Joshua 2:12-13

Now, therefore I pray you, swear unto me by Yahweh, since I have dealt with you in lovingkindness, that, ye also, will deal with the house of my father in lovingkindness, and will give me a token of faithfulness,

Joshua 2:21

And she said - According to your words, so, shall it be. Thus sent she them away and they departed, - and she bound the crimson cord in the window.

Esther 8:6

For how can I endure to see the ruin that shall overtake my people? or how can I endure to see the destruction of my kindred?

Luke 19:9

And Jesus said unto him - This day, salvation, unto this house, hath come, - for that, he too, is, a son of Abraham;

Acts 10:27

And, conversing with him, he went in, and findeth many come together;

Acts 10:33

Immediately, therefore, I sent unto thee: Thou, also hast, well, done in coming. Now, therefore, all we, before God are present, to hear all things that have been enjoined upon thee by the Lord.

Acts 11:14

Who shall speak words unto thee, whereby thou shall be saved, thou, and all thy house.

2 Timothy 1:16

The Lord grant mercy unto the house, of Onesiphorus, in that, ofttimes, hath he refreshed me, and, as regardeth my chain, hath not been put to shame,

Hebrews 9:19

For, when every commandment according to the law had been spoken by Moses unto all the people, taking the blood of the calves and the goats, with water and scarlet wool and hyssop, both, the scroll itself, and all the people, he sprinkled;

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