Rahab was, according to the Book of Joshua, a prostitute who lived in Jericho in
the Promised Land and assisted the Israelites in capturing the city. She became ...
Name Meaning—The first part of Rahab—“Ra,” was the name of an Egyptian god
. As an Amorite, Rahab belonged to an idolatrous people, and had a name ...
Jan 9, 2016 ... In the Book of Joshua, Rahab (a Biblical heroine nonetheless known as “Rahab
the Harlot”) assisted two Israelite spies in escaping out a ...
Oct 16, 2013 ... Not only was Rahab a hero to God; she was also a hero to her family. She told
the men, “Spare the lives of my father and mother, my brothers ...
In the biblical book of Joshua, we meet Rahab, a prostitute in the city of Jericho (
to read her full story, click here). When the Israelites sent two spies to scope out ...
The Rabbis sing paeans of praise on Rahab for her beauty and wisdom. She
acted wisely when she concealed the spies in her house, thereby saving her
Rahab, (Hebrews Rahab; i.e., "broad, " "large"). When the Hebrews were
encamped at Shittim, in the "Arabah" or Jordan valley opposite Jericho, ready to
But Joshua spared Rahab the prostitute, with her family and all who belonged to
her, because she hid the men Joshua had sent as spies to Jericho--and she ...
It was by faith that Rahab the prostitute was not destroyed with the people in her
city who refused to obey God. For she had given a friendly welcome to the spies.
It has been conjectured that Salmon may have been one of the two unnamed
spies whose lives were saved by Rahab, when he was doing the work which ...