Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The spies saw a man coming out of the city and they said to him, “Please show us the entrance to the city and we will treat you kindly.”

King James Version

And the spies saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said unto him, Shew us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city, and we will shew thee mercy.

Holman Bible

The spies saw a man coming out of the town and said to him, “Please show us how to get into town, and we will treat you well.”

International Standard Version

The scouts observed a man coming out of the city and they promised him, "Please show us the entrance to the city and we'll deal kindly with you."

A Conservative Version

And the spies saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said to him, Show us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city, and we will deal kindly with thee.

American Standard Version

And the watchers saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said unto him, Show us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city, and we will deal kindly with thee.

Amplified

The spies saw a man coming out of the city and they said to him, “Please show us the entrance to the city and we will treat you kindly.”

Bible in Basic English

And the watchers saw a man coming out of the town, and said to him, If you will make clear to us the way into the town, we will be kind to you.

Darby Translation

And the spies saw a man coming out of the city, and they said to him, "Pray, show us the way into the city, and we will deal kindly with you."

Julia Smith Translation

And they watching will see a man coming out of the city, and they will say to him, Show to us the entrance of the city, and we will do mercy with thee.

King James 2000

And the spies saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said unto him, Show us, we pray you, the entrance into the city, and we will show you mercy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And when the spies saw a man leaving the city, they said to him, "Please show us the entrance of the city, and we will deal kindly with you."

Modern King James verseion

And the spies saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said to him, Please show us the gate into the city, and we will show you mercy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the spies saw a man come out of the city and they said unto him, "Show us the way into the city, and we will show thee mercy."

NET Bible

the spies spotted a man leaving the city. They said to him, "If you show us a secret entrance into the city, we will reward you."

New Heart English Bible

The watchers saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said to him, "Please show us the entrance into the city, and we will deal kindly with you."

The Emphasized Bible

So the watchers saw a man, coming forth from the city, - and they said unto him - Shew us, we pray thee, the way to get into the city, and we will deal with thee, in lovingkindness.

Webster

And the spies saw a man coming out of the city, and they said to him, Show us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city, and we will show thee mercy.

World English Bible

The watchers saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said to him, "Please show us the entrance into the city, and we will deal kindly with you."

Youngs Literal Translation

and the watchers see a man coming out from the city, and say to him, 'Shew us, we pray thee, the entrance of the city, and we have done with thee kindness.'

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the spies
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

out of the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

us, we pray thee, the entrance
מבוא 
Mabow' 
Usage: 23

into the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and we will shew

Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

Israel Continues Its Conquest

23 The house of Joseph spied out Bethel (now the name of the city was formerly Luz). 24 The spies saw a man coming out of the city and they said to him, “Please show us the entrance to the city and we will treat you kindly.” 25 So he showed them the entrance to the city, and they struck the city with the edge of the sword, but they let the man and all his family go free.



Cross References

Joshua 2:12-14

Now therefore, please swear to me by the Lord, since I have dealt kindly with you, that you also will deal kindly with my father’s household, and give me a pledge of truth,

1 Samuel 30:15

Then David said to him, “Will you bring me down to this band?” And he said, “Swear to me by God that you will not kill me or deliver me into the hands of my master, and I will bring you down to this band.”

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