Joshua 2:21
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New International Version
"Agreed," she replied. "Let it be as you say." So she sent them away, and they departed. And she tied the scarlet cord in the window.

King James Bible
And she said, According unto your words, so be it. And she sent them away, and they departed: and she bound the scarlet line in the window.

Darby Bible Translation
And she said, According to your words, so be it. And she sent them away, and they departed. And she bound the scarlet line in the window.

World English Bible
She said, "According to your words, so be it." She sent them away, and they departed. She tied the scarlet line in the window.

Young's Literal Translation
And she saith, 'According unto your words, so it is;' and she sendeth them away, and they go; and she bindeth the scarlet line to the window.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

If thou utter this our business - It was prudent to make her life depend on her secresy; had it been otherwise she might have been tempted to give information, not only concerning the spies, but concerning the designs of the Israelites. But her life being at stake, added to every other motive, she kept the secret for the sake of her own personal safety and that of all her relatives.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And she bound

Joshua 2:18 Behold, when we come into the land, you shall bind this line of scarlet thread in the window which you did let us down by...

Matthew 7:24 Therefore whoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man, which built his house on a rock:

John 2:5 His mother said to the servants, Whatever he said to you, do it.

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The Country of Jericho, and the Situation of the City.
Here we will borrow Josephus' pencil, "Jericho is seated in a plain, yet a certain barren mountain hangs over it, narrow, indeed, but long; for it runs out northward to the country of Scythopolis,--and southward, to the country of Sodom, and the utmost coast of the Asphaltites." Of this mountain mention is made, Joshua 2:22, where the two spies, sent by Joshua, and received by Rahab, are said to "conceal themselves." "Opposite against this, lies a mountain on the other side Jordan, beginning from
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Hope for the Heathen
Throughout his ministry Isaiah bore a plain testimony concerning God's purpose for the heathen. Other prophets had made mention of the divine plan, but their language was not always understood. To Isaiah it was given to make very plain to Judah the truth that among the Israel of God were to be numbered many who were not descendants of Abraham after the flesh. This teaching was not in harmony with the theology of his age, yet he fearlessly proclaimed the messages given him of God and brought hope
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Joshua 2:20
But if you tell what we are doing, we will be released from the oath you made us swear."

Joshua 2:22
When they left, they went into the hills and stayed there three days, until the pursuers had searched all along the road and returned without finding them.

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