Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But she had brought them up to the roof and hidden them in the stalks of flax which she had laid in order on the roof.

King James Version

But she had brought them up to the roof of the house, and hid them with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order upon the roof.

Holman Bible

But she had taken them up to the roof and hidden them among the stalks of flax that she had arranged on the roof.

International Standard Version

But she had taken them up to the roof and had hidden them among stalks of flax that she had laid out in order on the roof.

A Conservative Version

But she had brought them up to the roof, and hid them with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order upon the roof.

American Standard Version

But she had brought them up to the roof, and hid them with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order upon the roof.

Amplified

But [in fact] she had brought the scouts up to the roof and had hidden them under the stalks of flax which she had laid in order on the roof [to dry].

Bible in Basic English

But she had taken them up to the roof, covering them with the stems of flax which she had put out in order there.

Darby Translation

But she had taken them up to the roof, and secreted them under the stalks of flax, which she had laid out on the roof.

Julia Smith Translation

And she brought them up to the roof, and she will hide them in woody flax arranged by her upon the roof.

King James 2000

But she had brought them up to the roof of the house, and hid them with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order upon the roof.

Lexham Expanded Bible

(But she had taken them to the roof and had hidden them {in the stalks of flax} that she {had spread out} on the roof.)

Modern King James verseion

But she had brought them up on the roof, and had hidden them with the stalks of flax which she had laid in order upon the roof.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And she brought them up upon the roof of the house, and hid them under flax, yet in the stalks, which she had lying abroad upon the roof.

NET Bible

(Now she had taken them up to the roof and had hidden them in the stalks of flax she had spread out on the roof.)

New Heart English Bible

But she had brought them up to the roof, and hid them with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order on the roof.

The Emphasized Bible

But, she, had taken them up to the roof, - and concealed them with the stalks of flax which she had laid in order for herself upon the roof.

Webster

But she had brought them up to the roof of the house, and hid them with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order upon the roof.

World English Bible

But she had brought them up to the roof, and hid them with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order on the roof.

Youngs Literal Translation

and she hath caused them to go up on the roof, and hideth them with the flax wood, which is arranged for her on the roof.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

to the roof
גּג 
Gag 
Usage: 30

of the house, and hid
טמן 
Taman 
Usage: 31

them with the stalks
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

of flax
פּשׁתּה 
Pishteh 
Usage: 16

Images Joshua 2:6

Prayers for Joshua 2:6

Context Readings

Spies View The Land

5 It came about when it was time to shut the gate at dark, that the men went out; I do not know where the men went. Pursue them quickly, for you will overtake them.” 6 But she had brought them up to the roof and hidden them in the stalks of flax which she had laid in order on the roof. 7 So the men pursued them on the road to the Jordan to the fords; and as soon as those who were pursuing them had gone out, they shut the gate.


Cross References

2 Samuel 17:19

And the woman took a covering and spread it over the well’s mouth and scattered grain on it, so that nothing was known.

Exodus 1:15-21

Then the king of Egypt spoke to the Hebrew midwives, one of whom was named Shiphrah and the other was named Puah;

Exodus 2:2

The woman conceived and bore a son; and when she saw that he was beautiful, she hid him for three months.

Deuteronomy 22:8

“When you build a new house, you shall make a parapet for your roof, so that you will not bring bloodguilt on your house if anyone falls from it.

Joshua 2:8

Now before they lay down, she came up to them on the roof,

2 Samuel 11:2

Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around on the roof of the king’s house, and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance.

1 Kings 18:4

for when Jezebel destroyed the prophets of the Lord, Obadiah took a hundred prophets and hid them by fifties in a cave, and provided them with bread and water.)

1 Kings 18:13

Has it not been told to my master what I did when Jezebel killed the prophets of the Lord, that I hid a hundred prophets of the Lord by fifties in a cave, and provided them with bread and water?

2 Kings 11:2

But Jehosheba, the daughter of King Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah and stole him from among the king’s sons who were being put to death, and placed him and his nurse in the bedroom. So they hid him from Athaliah, and he was not put to death.

Jeremiah 36:26

And the king commanded Jerahmeel the king’s son, Seraiah the son of Azriel, and Shelemiah the son of Abdeel to seize Baruch the scribe and Jeremiah the prophet, but the Lord hid them.

Matthew 24:17

Whoever is on the housetop must not go down to get the things out that are in his house.

Colossians 3:3

For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

Hebrews 11:23

By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful child; and they were not afraid of the king’s edict.

James 2:25

In the same way, was not Rahab the harlot also justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out by another way?

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