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Joshua 2:20

20 But if you tell what we are doing, we will be released from the oath you made us swear.”

Read Joshua 2:20 Using Other Translations

And if thou utter this our business, then we will be quit of thine oath which thou hast made us to swear.
But if you tell this business of ours, then we shall be guiltless with respect to your oath that you have made us swear."
If you betray us, however, we are not bound by this oath in any way.”

What does Joshua 2:20 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Joshua 2:20

And if thou utter this our business
So that others would either hang out scarlet threads or get into her house for shelter, (See Gill on Joshua 2:14);

then we will be quit of thine oath which thou hast made us to swear;
be under no obligation to make it good, by saving her and her father's house.

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