Joshua 2:19
New International Version
If any of them go outside your house into the street, their blood will be on their own heads; we will not be responsible. As for those who are in the house with you, their blood will be on our head if a hand is laid on them.

New Living Translation
If they go out into the street and are killed, it will not be our fault. But if anyone lays a hand on people inside this house, we will accept the responsibility for their death.

English Standard Version
Then if anyone goes out of the doors of your house into the street, his blood shall be on his own head, and we shall be guiltless. But if a hand is laid on anyone who is with you in the house, his blood shall be on our head.

Berean Study Bible
If anyone goes out the doors of your house into the street, his blood will be on his own head, and we will be innocent. But if a hand is laid on anyone with you in the house, his blood will be on our heads.

New American Standard Bible
"It shall come about that anyone who goes out of the doors of your house into the street, his blood shall be on his own head, and we shall be free; but anyone who is with you in the house, his blood shall be on our head if a hand is laid on him.

King James Bible
And it shall be, that whosoever shall go out of the doors of thy house into the street, his blood shall be upon his head, and we will be guiltless: and whosoever shall be with thee in the house, his blood shall be on our head, if any hand be upon him.

Christian Standard Bible
If anyone goes out the doors of your house, his death will be his own fault, and we will be innocent. But if anyone with you in the house should be harmed, his death will be our fault.

Good News Translation
If anyone goes out of the house, his death will be his own fault, and we will not be responsible; but if anyone in the house with you is harmed, then we will be responsible.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If anyone goes out the doors of your house, his blood will be on his own head, and we will be innocent. But if anyone with you in the house should be harmed, his blood will be on our heads.

International Standard Version
Everyone who leaves through the doors of your house into the street will be responsible for his own death, but we'll be responsible for anyone who remains with you in the house if even so much as a hand is laid on him.

NET Bible
Anyone who leaves your house will be responsible for his own death--we are innocent in that case! But if anyone with you in the house is harmed, we will be responsible.

New Heart English Bible
It shall be that whoever goes out of the doors of your house into the street, his blood will be on his head, and we will be guiltless. Whoever is with you in the house, his blood shall be on our head, if any hand is on him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Whoever leaves your house will be responsible for his own life. We will be free from that responsibility. But we will take responsibility if anyone inside your house is harmed.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it shall be, that whosoever shall go out of the doors of thy house into the street, his blood shall be upon his head, and we will be guiltless; and whosoever shall be with thee in the house, his blood shall be on our head, if any hand be upon him.

New American Standard 1977
“And it shall come about that anyone who goes out of the doors of your house into the street, his blood shall be on his own head, and we shall be free; but anyone who is with you in the house, his blood shall be on our head, if a hand is laid on him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And it shall be that whoever shall go out of the doors of thy house into the street, his blood shall be upon his own head, and we will be guiltless; and whoever shall be with thee in the house, his blood shall be on our head if any hand touches him.

King James 2000 Bible
And it shall be, that whosoever shall go out of the doors of your house into the street, his blood shall be upon his head, and we will be guiltless: and whosoever shall be with you in the house, his blood shall be on our head, if any hand be upon him.

American King James Version
And it shall be, that whoever shall go out of the doors of your house into the street, his blood shall be on his head, and we will be guiltless: and whoever shall be with you in the house, his blood shall be on our head, if any hand be on him.

American Standard Version
And it shall be, that whosoever shall go out of the doors of thy house into the street, his blood shall be upon his head, and we shall be guiltless: and whosoever shall be with thee in the house, his blood shall be on our head, if any hand be upon him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Whosoever shall go out of the door of thy house, his blood shall be upon his own head, and we shall be quit. But the blood of all that shall be with thee in the house, shall light upon our head, if any man touch them.

Darby Bible Translation
and it shall be, that whoever shall go out of the doors of thy house into the street, -- his blood shall be upon his head, and we shall be innocent; but every one who shall be with thee in the house, his blood shall be upon our head, if any hand be upon him.

English Revised Version
And it shall be, that whosoever shall go out of the doors of thy house into the street, his blood shall be upon his head, and we will be guiltless: and whosoever shall be with thee in the house, his blood shall be on our head, if any hand be upon him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And it shall be, that whoever shall go out of the doors of thy house into the street, his blood shall be upon his head, and we will be guiltless: and whoever shall be with thee in the house, his blood shall be on our head, if any hand be upon him.

World English Bible
It shall be that whoever goes out of the doors of your house into the street, his blood will be on his head, and we will be guiltless. Whoever is with you in the house, his blood shall be on our head, if any hand is on him.

Young's Literal Translation
and it hath been, any one who goeth out from the doors of thy house without, his blood is on his head, and we are innocent; and any one who is with thee in the house, his blood is on our head, if a hand is on him;
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
The Promise to Rahab
18unless, when we enter the land, you have tied this scarlet cord in the window through which you let us down, and unless you have brought your father and mother and brothers and all your family into your house. 19If anyone goes out the doors of your house into the street, his blood will be on his own head, and we will be innocent. But if a hand is laid on anyone with you in the house, his blood will be on our heads. 20And if you report our mission, we will be released from the oath you made us swear.”…
Cross References
Matthew 27:25
All the people answered, "His blood be on us and on our children!"

Joshua 2:12
Now therefore, please swear to me by the LORD that you will indeed show kindness to my family because I showed kindness to you. Give me a sure sign

Joshua 2:20
And if you report our mission, we will be released from the oath you made us swear."

1 Kings 2:37
On the day you go out and cross the Kidron Valley, know for sure that you will die; your blood will be on your own head."

Treasury of Scripture

And it shall be, that whoever shall go out of the doors of your house into the street, his blood shall be on his head, and we will be guiltless: and whoever shall be with you in the house, his blood shall be on our head, if any hand be on him.

whosoever

Exodus 12:13,23 And the blood shall be to you for a token on the houses where you …

Numbers 35:26-28 But if the slayer shall at any time come without the border of the …

1 Kings 2:36-42 And the king sent and called for Shimei, and said to him, Build you …

Matthew 24:17 Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing …

Acts 27:31 Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide …

Philippians 3:9 And be found in him, not having my own righteousness, which is of …

Hebrews 10:29 Of how much sorer punishment, suppose you, shall he be thought worthy, …

1 John 2:27,28 But the anointing which you have received of him stays in you, and …

street, his blood

Leviticus 20:8,11 And you shall keep my statutes, and do them: I am the LORD which sanctify you…

2 Samuel 1:16 And David said to him, Your blood be on your head; for your mouth …

2 Samuel 3:28,29 And afterward when David heard it, he said…

Ezekiel 33:4,5 Then whoever hears the sound of the trumpet, and takes not warning; …

Matthew 27:24,25 When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a …

Acts 18:6 And when they opposed themselves, and blasphemed, he shook his raiment, …

Acts 20:26 Why I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men.

house, his blood

Joshua 2:14 And the men answered her, Our life for yours, if you utter not this …

2 Samuel 4:11 How much more, when wicked men have slain a righteous person in his …

1 Kings 2:32 And the LORD shall return his blood on his own head, who fell on …

Matthew 27:25 Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children.







Lexicon
If anyone
כֹּ֣ל (kōl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

goes out
יֵצֵא֩ (yê·ṣê)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

the doors
מִדַּלְתֵ֨י (mid·dal·ṯê)
Preposition-m | Noun - fdc
Strong's Hebrew 1817: Something swinging, the valve of a, door

of your house
בֵיתֵ֧ךְ ׀ (ḇê·ṯêḵ)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house

into the street,
הַח֛וּצָה (ha·ḥū·ṣāh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2351: Separate by a, wall, outside, outdoors

his blood
דָּמ֥וֹ (dā·mōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1818: Blood, of man, an animal, the juice of the grape, bloodshed

will be
וְהָיָ֡ה (wə·hā·yāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

on his own head,
בְרֹאשׁ֖וֹ (ḇə·rō·šōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7218: The head

and we
וַאֲנַ֣חְנוּ (wa·’ă·naḥ·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 587: We

will be innocent.
נְקִיִּ֑ם (nə·qî·yim)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5355: Clean, free from, exempt

But if
אִם־ (’im-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

a hand
יָ֖ד (yāḏ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3027: A hand

is laid
תִּֽהְיֶה־ (tih·yeh-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

on anyone
וְ֠כֹל (wə·ḵōl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

with you
אִתָּךְ֙ (’it·tāḵ)
Preposition | second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

in the house,
בַּבַּ֔יִת (bab·ba·yiṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house

his blood
דָּמ֣וֹ (dā·mōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1818: Blood, of man, an animal, the juice of the grape, bloodshed

will be on our heads.
בְרֹאשֵׁ֔נוּ (ḇə·rō·šê·nū)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 7218: The head
(19) Whosoever shall go out of the doors of thy house into the street, his blood shall be upon his head.--Comp. Exodus 12:22 (the account of the Passover), "Ye shall. . . . strike the lintel and the two side-posts with the blood that is in the bason: and none of you shall go out at the door of his house until the morning; for the Lord will pass through to smite the Egyptians." What the blood was to the houses of Israel in Egypt, that the scarlet line in the window was to the house of Rahab. Both alike prefigured "the precious blood of Christ."

Verse 19. - His blood shall be upon his head (cf. Leviticus 20:9). "If we will wander out of the limits that God has set us, we cast ourselves out of His protection." (Bp. Hall). 2:8-21 Rahab had heard of the miracles the Lord wrought for Israel. She believed that his promises would certainly be fulfilled, and his threatenings take effect; and that there was no way of escape but by submitting to him, and joining with his people. The conduct of Rahab proved that she had the real principle of Divine faith. Observe the promises the spies made to her. The goodness of God is often expressed by his kindness and truth, Ps 117:2; in both these we must be followers of him. Those who will be conscientious in keeping promises, are cautious in making them. The spies make needful conditions. The scarlet cord, like the blood upon the doorpost at the passover, recalls to remembrance the sinner's security under the atoning blood of Christ; and that we are to flee thereto for refuge from the wrath of a justly offended God. The same cord Rahab used for the saving of these Israelites, was to be used for her own safety. What we serve and honour God with, we may expect he will bless, and make useful to us.
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