Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Now the woman had taken the two men and hid them. So she replied, "The men really did come to me, but I didn't know from where they came.

New American Standard Bible

But the woman had taken the two men and hidden them, and she said, "Yes, the men came to me, but I did not know where they were from.

King James Version

And the woman took the two men, and hid them, and said thus, There came men unto me, but I wist not whence they were:

Holman Bible

But the woman had taken the two men and hidden them. So she said, “Yes, the men did come to me, but I didn’t know where they were from.

A Conservative Version

And the woman took the two men, and hid them. And she said, Yes, the men came to me, but I did not know from where they were.

American Standard Version

And the woman took the two men, and hid them; and she said, Yea, the men came unto me, but I knew not whence they were:

Amplified

But the woman had taken the two men and hidden them. So she said, Yes, two men came to me, but I did not know from where they had come.

Bible in Basic English

And the woman took the two men and put them in a secret place; then she said, Yes, the men came to me, but I had no idea where they came from;

Darby Translation

And the woman had taken and concealed the two men; and she said, Yes, the men did come unto me, but I knew not whence they were;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the woman had taken the two men and hidden them and said thus, It is true that some men came unto me, but I did not know where they came from.

Julia Smith Translation

And the woman will take the two men and hide them, and will say thus, Two men came to me, and I knew not from whence they were.

King James 2000

And the woman took the two men, and hid them, and said thus, There came men unto me, but I know not from where they were:

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the woman took the two men and hid them. And she said, "Yes, the men came to me, but I did not know where they [were] from.

Modern King James verseion

And the woman took the two men and hid them. And she said, Two men came to me, but I did not know from where they came.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the woman took the two men - and hid them. And said, "Indeed, there came men unto me but I knew not whence they were.

NET Bible

But the woman hid the two men and replied, "Yes, these men were clients of mine, but I didn't know where they came from.

New Heart English Bible

The woman took the two men and hid them. Then she said, "Yes, the men came to me, but I did not know where they came from.

The Emphasized Bible

And the woman took the two men and hid them, - and said: Even so, the men did come in unto me, but I knew not from whence they were;

Webster

And the woman took the two men, and hid them, and said thus, There came men to me, but I knew not whence they were:

World English Bible

The woman took the two men and hid them. Then she said, "Yes, the men came to me, but I didn't know where they came from.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the woman taketh the two men, and hideth them, and saith thus: 'The men came in unto me, and I have not known whence they are;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the woman
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

the two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42
Usage: 42

and hid
צפן 
Tsaphan 
Usage: 32

them, and said

Usage: 0


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

not whence
אין 
'aiyn 
Usage: 17

References

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Context Readings

Spies View The Land

3 So the king of Jericho sent for Rahab and ordered her, "Bring out the men who came to visit you and lodged in your house, because they've come to scout out the entire land." 4 Now the woman had taken the two men and hid them. So she replied, "The men really did come to me, but I didn't know from where they came. 5 At dusk, when it was time to close the city gates, the men left. I don't know where the men went. Go after them quickly, and you might overtake them."


Cross References

2 Samuel 17:19-20

The man's wife grabbed a sheet, covered the mouth of the well with it, and spread some dried grain over it. As a result, nobody could tell it was a hiding place.

Exodus 1:19

"Hebrew women aren't like Egyptian women," the midwives replied to Pharaoh. "They're so healthy that they give birth before the midwives arrive to help them."

2 Samuel 16:18-19

Hushai replied, "No! On the contrary, whomever the LORD, this group, and all the men of Israel choose is where I'll be, and I'll remain with him!

2 Kings 6:19

Then Elisha told the army, "This isn't the way, and this isn't the city! Follow me, and I'll bring you to the man you're seeking." Then he led them to Samaria.

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