2:11 And as soon as we had heard [these things], our hearts did
melt, neither did there remain any more courage in any man,
because of you: for e the LORD your God, he [is] God in
heaven above, and in earth beneath.
(e) In this the great mercy of God appears, that in this
common destruction he would draw a most miserable
sinner to repent, and confess his Name.
2:14 And the men answered her, f Our life for yours, if ye
utter not this our business. And it shall be, when the LORD
hath given us the land, that we will deal kindly and truly
(f) We warrant you on pain of our lives.
2:16 And she said unto them, Get you to the g mountain, lest
the pursuers meet you; and hide yourselves there three
days, until the pursuers be returned: and afterward may ye
go your way.
(g) which was near to the city.
2:17 And the men said unto her, h We [will be] blameless of
this thine oath which thou hast made us swear.
(h) We will be released from our oath if you perform this
condition that follows for so shall you and yours be
2:19 And it shall be, [that] whosoever shall go out of the doors
of thy house into the street, i 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.
(i) He shall be guilty of his own death.
2:20 And if thou utter this our k business, then we will be
quit of thine oath which thou hast made us to swear.
(k) So that others should think to escape by the same