“And if thou utter this our business, then we will be quit of thine oath which thou hast made us to swear.”
King James Version (KJV)
2:18 Into the land - That is, over Jordan, and near the city. This line of scarlet - Probably the same with which she was about to let them down. Window - That it may be easily discerned by our soldiers.
2:19 Upon his head - The blame of his death shall rest wholly upon himself, as being occasioned by his own neglect of the means of safety. Our head - We are willing to bear the sin, and shame, and punishment of it. Be upon him - So as to kill him.
2:21 In the window - Forthwith, partly that the spies might see it hung out before their departure, and so the better know it at some distance; partly lest some accident might occasion a neglect about it.
2:22 Three days - Supporting themselves there with the provisions, which Rahab had furnished them with. The ways - That is, in the road to Jordan, and the places near it, but not in the mountains.
And if thou vtter this our businesse, then we wilbe quit of thine oath which thou hast made vs to sweare.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
"But if you tell this business of ours, then we shall be free from the oath which you have made us swear."
- New American Standard Version (1995)
But if thou utter this our business, then we shall be guiltless of thine oath which thou hast made us to swear.
- American Standard Version (1901)
But if you say anything about our business here, then we will be free from the oath you have made us take.
- Basic English Bible
And if thou make known this our business, we will be quit of thine oath which thou hast made us swear.
- Darby Bible
And if thou shalt utter this our business, then we will be quit of thy oath which thou hast made us to swear.
- Webster's Bible
But if you talk about this business of ours, then we shall be guiltless of your oath which you have made us to swear."
- World English Bible
and if thou declare this our matter, then we have been acquitted from thine oath which thou hast caused us to swear.'
- Youngs Literal Bible
But if thou utter this our business, then we will be guiltless of thine oath which thou hast made us to swear.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible