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Joshua 2:1 1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

1 Joshua sendeth men to spy Jericho, whom Rahab hideth. 11 She confesseth the God of Israel. 12 She requireth a sign for her deliverance. 21 The spies return to Joshua with comfortable tidings.

Then Joshua the son of Nun sent out of [a]Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, Go view the land, and also Jericho, and they went, and came into an [b]harlot’s house, named Rahab, and lodged there.


  1. Joshua 2:1 Which place was in the plain of Moab near unto Jordan.
  2. Joshua 2:1 Or, taverner’s house, or hostess.
1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

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Joshua 2:1 New International Version (NIV)

Rahab and the Spies

Then Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two spies from Shittim. “Go, look over the land,” he said, “especially Jericho.” So they went and entered the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there.

New International Version (NIV)

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