Then Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two spies from Shittim. “Go, look over the land,” he said, “especially Jericho.” So they went and entered the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there.
References for Joshua 2:1
The king of Jericho was told, “Look, some of the Israelites have come here tonight to spy out the land.”
So the king of Jericho sent this message to Rahab: “Bring out the men who came to you and entered your house, because they have come to spy out the whole land.”
References for Joshua 2:3
But the woman had taken the two men and hidden them. She said, “Yes, the men came to me, but I did not know where they had come from.
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At dusk, when it was time to close the city gate, they left. I don’t know which way they went. Go after them quickly. You may catch up with them.”
References for Joshua 2:5
(But she had taken them up to the roof and hidden them under the stalks of flax she had laid out on the roof.)
References for Joshua 2:6