New Living Translation
Then, since Rahab's house was built into the town wall, she let them down by a rope through the window.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:15 Town - wall - Which gave her the opportunity of dismissing them when the gates were shut. Upon the wall - Her particular dwelling was there: which may possibly be added, because the other part of her house was reserved for the entertainment of strangers.
"We offer our own lives as a guarantee for your safety," the men agreed. "If you don't betray us, we will keep our promise and be kind to you when the LORD gives us the land."
"Escape to the hill country," she told them. "Hide there for three days from the men searching for you. Then, when they have returned, you can go on your way."
1 Samuel 19:12
So she helped him climb out through a window, and he fled and escaped.
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