But 1she had brought them up to the roof and hidden them in the stalks of flax which she had laid in order on the roof.
So the menpursued them on the road to the Jordan to the fords; and as soon as those who were pursuing them had gone out, they shut the gate.
Now before they laydown, she came up to them on the roof,
and said to the men, "2I know that the LORD has given you the land, and that the 3terror of you has fallen on us, and that all the inhabitants of the land have meltedawaybefore* you.
"4For we have heardhow the LORDdried up the water of the Red*Seabefore* you when you came out of Egypt, and 5what you did to the twokings of the Amoriteswho were beyond the Jordan, to Sihon and Og, whom you utterlydestroyed.
"When we heard it, 6our heartsmelted and nocourageremained in anymananylongerbecause* of you; for the 7LORD your God, He is God in heavenabove* and on earthbeneath*.