New Living Translation
They confronted a man coming out of the town and said to him, "Show us a way into the town, and we will have mercy on you."
King James Bible
And the spies saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said unto him, Shew us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city, and we will shew thee mercy.
Darby Bible Translation
And the spies saw a man coming out of the city, and they said to him, "Pray, show us the way into the city, and we will deal kindly with you."
World English Bible
The watchers saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said to him, "Please show us the entrance into the city, and we will deal kindly with you."
Young's Literal Translation
and the watchers see a man coming out from the city, and say to him, 'Shew us, we pray thee, the entrance of the city, and we have done with thee kindness.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:24 The entrance - On which side it is weakest, that we might best invade and take it.
LibraryThe Prophet Jonah.
It has been asserted without any sufficient reason, that Jonah is older than Hosea, Joel, Amos, and Obadiah,--that he is the oldest among the prophets whose written monuments have been preserved to us. The passage in 2 Kings xiv. 25, where it is said, that Jonah, the son of Amittai the prophet, prophesied to Jeroboam the happy success of his arms, and the restoration of the ancient boundaries of Israel, and that this prophecy was confirmed by the event, cannot decide in favour of this assertion, …
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament
Scythopolis. Beth-Shean, the Beginning of Galilee.
The Country of Jericho, and the Situation of the City.
The Hebrews and the Philistines --Damascus
"Now swear to me by the LORD that you will be kind to me and my family since I have helped you. Give me some guarantee that
So he showed them a way in, and they killed everyone in the town except that man and his family.
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