Hebrews 11:31
New International Version
By faith the prostitute Rahab, because she welcomed the spies, was not killed with those who were disobedient.

New Living Translation
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.

English Standard Version
By faith Rahab the prostitute did not perish with those who were disobedient, because she had given a friendly welcome to the spies.

Berean Study Bible
By faith the prostitute Rahab, because she welcomed the spies in peace, did not perish with those who were disobedient.

Berean Literal Bible
By faith Rahab the prostitute did not perish with those having disobeyed, having received the spies with peace.

King James Bible
By faith the harlot Rahab perished not with them that believed not, when she had received the spies with peace.

New King James Version
By faith the harlot Rahab did not perish with those who did not believe, when she had received the spies with peace.

New American Standard Bible
By faith the prostitute Rahab did not perish along with those who were disobedient, after she had welcomed the spies in peace.

NASB 1995
By faith Rahab the harlot did not perish along with those who were disobedient, after she had welcomed the spies in peace.

NASB 1977
By faith Rahab the harlot did not perish along with those who were disobedient, after she had welcomed the spies in peace.

Amplified Bible
By faith Rahab the prostitute was not destroyed along with those who were disobedient, because she had welcomed the spies [sent by the sons of Israel] in peace.

Christian Standard Bible
By faith Rahab the prostitute welcomed the spies in peace and didn’t perish with those who disobeyed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
By faith Rahab the prostitute received the spies in peace and didn't perish with those who disobeyed.

American Standard Version
By faith Rahab the harlot perished not with them that were disobedient, having received the spies with peace.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
By faith, Rahab the harlot did not perish with those who disobeyed, for she received the spies in peace.

Contemporary English Version
Rahab had been a prostitute, but she had faith and welcomed the spies. So she wasn't killed with the people who disobeyed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
By faith Rahab the harlot perished not with the unbelievers, receiving the spies with peace.

English Revised Version
By faith Rahab the harlot perished not with them that were disobedient, having received the spies with peace.

Good News Translation
It was faith that kept the prostitute Rahab from being killed with those who disobeyed God, for she gave the Israelite spies a friendly welcome.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Faith led the prostitute Rahab to welcome the spies as friends. She was not killed with those who refused to obey God.

International Standard Version
By faith Rahab the prostitute did not die with those who were disobedient, because she had welcomed the spies with a greeting of peace.

Literal Standard Version
By faith Rahab the prostitute did not perish with those who disbelieved, having received the spies with peace.

NET Bible
By faith Rahab the prostitute escaped the destruction of the disobedient, because she welcomed the spies in peace.

New Heart English Bible
By faith, Rahab the prostitute, did not perish with those who were disobedient, having received the spies in peace.

Weymouth New Testament
Through faith the notorious sinner Rahab did not perish along with the disobedient, for she had welcomed the spies and had sheltered them.

World English Bible
By faith, Rahab the prostitute, didn't perish with those who were disobedient, having received the spies in peace.

Young's Literal Translation
by faith Rahab the harlot did not perish with those who disbelieved, having received the spies with peace.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Faith of Many
30By faith the walls of Jericho fell, after the people had marched around them for seven days. 31By faith the prostitute Rahab, because she welcomed the spies in peace, did not perish with those who were disobedient. 32And what more shall I say? Time will not allow me to tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel, and the prophets,…

Cross References
Joshua 2:1
Then Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two spies from Shittim, saying, "Go, inspect the land, especially Jericho." So they went and entered the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there.

Joshua 2:9
and said to them, "I know that the LORD has given you this land and that the fear of you has fallen on us, so that all who dwell in the land are melting in fear of you.

Joshua 6:23
So the young spies went in and brought out Rahab, her father and mother and brothers, and all who belonged to her. They brought out her whole family and settled them outside the camp of Israel.

Joshua 6:25
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 Israelites to this day.

Acts 15:33
After spending some time there, they were sent off by the brothers in peace to return to those who had sent them.

James 2:25
In the same way, was not even Rahab the prostitute justified by her actions when she welcomed the spies and sent them off on another route?


Treasury of Scripture

By faith the harlot Rahab perished not with them that believed not, when she had received the spies with peace.

the harlot.

Joshua 2:1-22
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 6:22-25
But Joshua had said unto the two men that had spied out the country, Go into the harlot's house, and bring out thence the woman, and all that she hath, as ye sware unto her…

Matthew 1:1,5
The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham…

believed not.

Hebrews 3:18
And to whom sware he that they should not enter into his rest, but to them that believed not?

1 Peter 2:8
And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence, even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed.

1 Peter 3:20
Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.

she had.

Joshua 1:1
Now after the death of Moses the servant of the LORD it came to pass, that the LORD spake unto Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' minister, saying,

Joshua 2:4
And the woman took the two men, and hid them, and said thus, There came men unto me, but I wist not whence they were:









(31) That believed not.--Bather, that were disobedient (see Hebrews 3:18; Hebrews 4:6; Hebrews 4:11). To her and to her countrymen alike had come the knowledge of what the Lord had done for Israel (Joshua 2:10). She recognised from these signs, and acknowledged, the supremacy of Jehovah (Hebrews 11:11), and she cast in her lot with His servants; the men of Jericho continued in their disobedience, and perished (Joshua 6:21). Through faith, therefore, a despised heathen woman became united with the people of God. With such an example these more detailed histories may fitly close.

Verse 31.- By faith Rahab the harlot perished not with them that were disobedient, when she had received the spies with peace. Rahab is instanced also by St. James (James 2:25) as having sh

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
By faith
Πίστει (Pistei)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 4102: Faith, belief, trust, confidence; fidelity, faithfulness.

the
(hē)
Article - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

prostitute
πόρνη (pornē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 4204: A prostitute; met: an idolatrous community. Feminine of pornos; a strumpet; figuratively, an idolater.

Rahab,
Ῥαὰβ (Rhaab)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 4460: Rahab, a Canaanitess, who rescued the Hebrew spies at Jericho. Of Hebrew origin; Raab, a Canaanitess.

because she welcomed
δεξαμένη (dexamenē)
Verb - Aorist Participle Middle - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 1209: To take, receive, accept, welcome. Middle voice of a primary verb; to receive.

the
τοὺς (tous)
Article - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

spies
κατασκόπους (kataskopous)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 2685: A spy, scout. From kata and skopos; a reconnoiterer.

in
μετ’ (met’)
Preposition
Strong's 3326: (a) gen: with, in company with, (b) acc: (1) behind, beyond, after, of place, (2) after, of time, with nouns, neut. of adjectives.

peace,
εἰρήνης (eirēnēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 1515: Probably from a primary verb eiro; peace; by implication, prosperity.

did not perish with
συναπώλετο (synapōleto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 4881: To perish along with. From sun and apollumi; to destroy in company with.

those who
τοῖς (tois)
Article - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

were disobedient.
ἀπειθήσασιν (apeithēsasin)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 544: To disobey, rebel, be disloyal, refuse conformity. From apeithes; to disbelieve.


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