Joshua 2:22
New International Version
When they left, they went into the hills and stayed there three days, until the pursuers had searched all along the road and returned without finding them.

New Living Translation
The spies went up into the hill country and stayed there three days. The men who were chasing them searched everywhere along the road, but they finally returned without success.

English Standard Version
They departed and went into the hills and remained there three days until the pursuers returned, and the pursuers searched all along the way and found nothing.

Berean Study Bible
So the spies went out into the hill country and stayed there three days, until their pursuers had returned without finding them, having searched all along the road.

New American Standard Bible
They departed and came to the hill country, and remained there for three days until the pursuers returned. Now the pursuers had sought them all along the road, but had not found them.

King James Bible
And they went, and came unto the mountain, and abode there three days, until the pursuers were returned: and the pursuers sought them throughout all the way, but found them not.

Christian Standard Bible
So the two men went into the hill country and stayed there three days until the pursuers had returned. They searched all along the way, but did not find them.

Contemporary English Version
The spies hid in the hills for three days while the king's soldiers looked for them along the roads. As soon as the soldiers gave up and returned to Jericho,

Good News Translation
The spies went into the hills and hid. The king's men looked for them all over the countryside for three days, but they did not find them, so they returned to Jericho.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the two men went into the hill country and stayed there three days until the pursuers had returned. They searched all along the way, but did not find them.

International Standard Version
The scouts left for the hill country and remained there for three days until the search party returned. The search party searched the entire road, but was unable to find them.

NET Bible
They went to the hill country and stayed there for three days, long enough for those chasing them to return. Their pursuers looked all along the way but did not find them.

New Heart English Bible
They went, and came to the mountain, and stayed there three days, until the pursuers had returned. The pursuers sought them throughout all the way, but did not find them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The men went to the mountains and stayed there for three days until the king's men returned to Jericho. The king's men had searched for them all along the road but had not found them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they went, and came unto the mountain, and abode there three days, until the pursuers were returned; and the pursuers sought them throughout all the way, but found them not.

New American Standard 1977
And they departed and came to the hill country, and remained there for three days until the pursuers returned. Now the pursuers had sought them all along the road, but had not found them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they went and came unto the mountain and abode there three days until their pursuers had returned; and the pursuers sought them throughout all the way but did not find them.

King James 2000 Bible
And they went, and came unto the mountain, and abode there three days, until the pursuers were returned: and the pursuers sought them throughout all the way, but found them not.

American King James Version
And they went, and came to the mountain, and stayed there three days, until the pursuers were returned: and the pursuers sought them throughout all the way, but found them not.

American Standard Version
And they went, and came unto the mountain, and abode there three days, until the pursuers were returned: and the pursuers sought them throughout all the way, but found them not.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But they went and came to the mountains, and stayed there three days till they that pursued them were returned. For having sought them through all the way, they found them not.

Darby Bible Translation
And they went, and came to the mountain, and remained there three days, until the pursuers had returned; and the pursuers sought them all the way, and found them not.

English Revised Version
And they went, and came unto the mountain, and abode there three days, until the pursuers were returned: and the pursuers sought them throughout all the way, but found them not.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they went, and came to the mountain, and abode there three days, until the pursuers had returned: and the pursuers sought them throughout all the way, but found them not.

World English Bible
They went, and came to the mountain, and stayed there three days, until the pursuers had returned. The pursuers sought them throughout all the way, but didn't find them.

Young's Literal Translation
And they go, and come in to the mountain, and abide there three days until the pursuers have turned back; and the pursuers seek in all the way, and have not found.
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
The Promise to Rahab
21“Let it be as you say,” she replied, and sent them away. And when they had gone, she tied the scarlet cord in the window. 22So the spies went out into the hill country and stayed there three days, until their pursuers had returned without finding them, having searched all along the road. 23Then the two men started back, came down from the hill country and crossed the river. So they came to Joshua son of Nun and reported all that had happened to them.…
Cross References
Joshua 2:21
"Let it be as you say," she replied, and sent them away. And when they had gone, she tied the scarlet cord in the window.

Joshua 2:23
Then the two men started back, came down from the hill country and crossed the river. So they came to Joshua son of Nun and reported all that had happened to them.

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Lexicon
So the [spies] went out
וַיָּבֹ֣אוּ (way·yā·ḇō·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

into the hill country
הָהָ֔רָה (hā·hā·rāh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2022: Mountain, hill, hill country

and stayed
וַיֵּ֤שְׁבוּ (way·yê·šə·ḇū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

there
שָׁם֙ (šām)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 8033: There, then, thither

three
שְׁלֹ֣שֶׁת (šə·lō·šeṯ)
Number - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 7969: Three, third, thrice

days,
יָמִ֔ים (yā·mîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

until
עַד־ (‘aḏ-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

their pursuers
הָרֹדְפִ֑ים (hā·rō·ḏə·p̄îm)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7291: To pursue, chase, persecute

had returned
שָׁ֖בוּ (šā·ḇū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

without
וְלֹ֥א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

finding them,
מָצָֽאוּ׃ (mā·ṣā·’ū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present

having searched
וַיְבַקְשׁ֧וּ (way·ḇaq·šū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1245: To search out, to strive after

all
בְּכָל־ (bə·ḵāl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

along the road.
הַדֶּ֖רֶךְ (had·de·reḵ)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action
(22) Three days--i.e., probably until the completion of three days from the commencement of their mission, according to the usual inclusive reckoning of the Old Testament.

2:22-24 The report the spies brought was encouraging. All the people of the country faint because of Israel; they have neither wisdom to yield, nor courage to fight. Those terrors of conscience, and that sense of Divine wrath, which dismay the ungodly, but bring not to repentance, are fearful forebodings of approaching destruction. But grace yet abounds to the chief of sinners. Let them, without delay, flee to Christ, and all shall be well.
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