Parallel Verses

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.

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 she had brought them up to the roof and hidden them under the stalks of flax which she had laid 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But she had brought them up to the roof of the house and hid them among the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order upon 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 And when it was the time for shutting the doors at dark, they went out; I have no idea where the men went: but if you go after them quickly, you will overtake them. 6 But she had taken them up to the roof, covering them with the stems of flax which she had put out in order there. 7 So the men went after them on the road to Jordan as far as the river-crossing: and when they had gone out after them, the door into the town was shut.


Cross References

2 Samuel 17:19

And a woman put a cover over the hole, and put crushed grain on top of it, and no one had any knowledge of it.

Exodus 1:15-21

And the king of Egypt said to the Hebrew women who gave help at the time of childbirth (the name of the one was Shiphrah and the name of the other Puah),

Exodus 2:2

And she became with child and gave birth to a Son; and when she saw that he was a beautiful child, she kept him secretly for three months.

Deuteronomy 22:8

If you are building a house, make a railing for the roof, so that the blood of any man falling from it will not come on your house.

Joshua 2:8

And before the men went to rest, she came up to them on the roof,

2 Samuel 11:2

Now one evening, David got up from his bed, and while he was walking on the roof of the king's house, he saw from there a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful.

1 Kings 18:4

For when Jezebel was cutting off the prophets of the Lord, Obadiah took a hundred of them, and kept them secretly in a hole in the rock, fifty at a time, and gave them bread and water.)

1 Kings 18:13

Has my lord not had word of what I did when Jezebel was putting the Lord's prophets to death? how I kept a hundred of them in a secret hole in the rock, fifty at a time, and gave them bread and water?

2 Kings 11:2

But Jehosheba, the daughter of King Joram, sister of Ahaziah, secretly took Joash, the son of Ahaziah, with the woman who took care of him, away from among the king's sons who were put to death, and put him in the bedroom; and they kept him safe from Athaliah, so that he was not put to death.

Jeremiah 36:26

And the king gave orders to Jerahmeel, the king's son, and Seraiah, the son of Azriel, and Shelemiah, the son of Abdeel, to take Baruch the scribe and Jeremiah the prophet: but the Lord kept them safe.

Matthew 24:17

Let not him who is on the house-top go down to take anything out of his house:

Colossians 3:3

For your life on earth is done, and you have a secret life with Christ in God.

Hebrews 11:23

By faith Moses was kept secretly by his father and mother for three months after his birth, because they saw that he was a fair child; and they had no fear of the king's orders.

James 2:25

And in the same way, was not the righteousness of Rahab, the loose woman, judged by her works, when she took into her house those who were sent and let them go out by another way?

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