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The harlot of Jericho. by Molloy, Michael

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Published by Macdonald .
Written in English

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Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL17409456M
ISBN 100356175340

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The Harlot of Jericho Paperback – April 1, by Mike Molloy (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. 4/5(1). The Walls of Jericho 24 Then the Israelites burned up the city and everything in it. However, they put the silver and gold and articles of bronze and iron into the treasury of the LORD’s house. 25 And Joshua spared Rahab the prostitute, with her father’s household and all who belonged to her, because she hid the men Joshua had sent to spy out Jericho. So she has lived among the. In the book of Joshua, we meet Rahab, a bad girl with a scandalous sexual history. This biblical heroine is better known as ‘Rahab the Harlot’. She is a prostitute living in the city of Jericho, but her residence is the outer wall, which is described as a place reserved for people who do not deserve to dwell near respectable residents. A: Rahab was the harlot who, in the Book of Joshua, aided the spies whom Joshua sent into Jericho before his assault on the city of Jericho. Rahab made a covenant to be spared when the attackers.

The famous Rahab is really Rachab (with a ch as in Bach or Loch). This Rahab is a harlot in Jericho. When Joshua sends two unnamed spies to Jericho to check out the town, their area of reconnaissance is confined mostly to the house of Rahab, who, we shall assume, also ran a youth hostel. When the townsfolk of Jericho pursue the men, Rahab hides.   And Joshua spared Rahab the harlot, her father’s household, and all that she had. So she dwells in Israel to this day, because she hid the messengers whom Joshua sent to spy out Jericho” (Joshua Joshua [22] But Joshua had said to the two men that had spied out the country, Go into the harlot’s house, and bring out there. Joshua | View whole chapter | See verse in context And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, Go view the land, even Jericho. And they went, and came into an harlot's house, named Rahab, and lodged there. Joshua | View whole chapter | See verse in context And the king of Jericho sent unto Rahab, saying, Bring forth the men that are come to thee. Harlot Rahab from the City of Jericho In the book of Joshua, there was a harlot named Rahab in the city of Jericho. A harlot is a lowly occupation, who earns money by selling alcohol. Because of this, Rahab was not treated well by her family and relatives. At times when she would go home, her family may have said, “Please, don’t come home.

The Bible states that Rahab was a harlot -- an immoral woman. In spite of this, close examination of the text in the book of Joshua reveals that Rahab exhibited a number of admirable qualities. A resident of Jericho before the take-over by the Hebrews, Rahab was not Jewish.   Rahab the harlot, knowing that Israel’s God was going to overthrow Jericho, hid the spies and later helped them escape (Joshua 2). Before the battle of Jericho, God gave Joshua specific instructions for the men of war to march in silence around the city once each day for six days. However, Rahab the harlot and her father's household and all she had, Joshua spared; and she has lived in the midst of Israel to this day, for she hid the messengers whom Joshua sent to spy out Jericho. J.P. Green Literal Translation And Joshua kept alive Rahab the harlot, and the house of .   Leader Resource 1: Joshua, Rahab, and the Battle of Jericho Background Information Part of Wisdom from the Hebrew Scriptures The book of Joshua continues the history of the Hebrew people that was written by historians in King David's court.