New American Standard Bible
Then she let them down by a rope through the window, for her house was on the city wall, so that she was living on the wall.
King James Bible
Then she let them down by a cord through the window: for her house was upon the town wall, and she dwelt upon the wall.
Darby Bible Translation
And she let them down by a cord through the window; for her house was upon the city-wall, and she dwelt upon the wall.
World English Bible
Then she let them down by a cord through the window; for her house was on the side of the wall, and she lived on the wall.
Young's Literal Translation
And she causeth them to go down by a rope through the window, for her house is in the side of the wall, and in the wall she is dwelling;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Upon the town wall - The town wall probably formed the back wall of the house, and the window opened therefore into the country. (Compare Paul's escape, 2 Corinthians 11:33).
LibraryGenealogy According to Luke.
^C Luke III. 23-38. ^c 23 And Jesus himself [Luke has been speaking about John the Baptist, he now turns to speak of Jesus himself], when he began to teach, was about thirty years of age [the age when a Levite entered upon God's service--Num. iv. 46, 47], being the son (as was supposed) of Joseph, the son [this may mean that Jesus was grandson of Heli, or that Joseph was counted as a son of Heli because he was his son-in-law] of Heli, 24 the son of Matthat, the son of Levi, the son of Melchi, the …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
So the men said to her, "Our life for yours if you do not tell this business of ours; and it shall come about when the LORD gives us the land that we will deal kindly and faithfully with you."
She said to them, "Go to the hill country, so that the pursuers will not happen upon you, and hide yourselves there for three days until the pursuers return. Then afterward you may go on your way."
1 Samuel 19:12
So Michal let David down through a window, and he went out and fled and escaped.
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