New Living Translation
(Actually, she had taken them up to the roof and hidden them beneath bundles of flax she had laid out.)
King James Bible
But she had brought them up to the roof of the house, and hid them with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order upon the roof.
Darby Bible Translation
But she had taken them up to the roof, and secreted them under the stalks of flax, which she had laid out on the roof.
World English Bible
But she had brought them up to the roof, and hid them with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order on the roof.
Young's Literal Translation
and she hath caused them to go up on the roof, and hideth them with the flax wood, which is arranged for her on the roof.
Joshua 2:6 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:6 Roof - Which was flat after their manner. Upon the roof - That they might be dried by the heat of the sun.
Rahab the prostitute is another example. She was shown to be right with God by her actions when she hid those messengers and sent them safely away by a different road.
They left the town at dusk, as the gates were about to close. I don't know where they went. If you hurry, you can probably catch up with them."
So the king's men went looking for the spies along the road leading to the shallow crossings of the Jordan River. And as soon as the king's men had left, the gate of Jericho was shut.
So Joshua spared Rahab the prostitute and her relatives who were with her in the house, because she had hidden the spies Joshua sent to Jericho. And she lives among the Israelites to this day.
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