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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
→ Josue (A.V. Joshua) → Rahab and the Spies (Jos. 2)
→ Rahab outside narrative contexts
→ Joshua sends out spies to Jericho (Jos. 2:1)
→ The spies enter the house of Rahab, the harlot (Jos. 2:1)
→ The king of Jericho sends out men to apprehend the spies (Jos. 2:3)
→ Rahab hides the men on her roof and covers them with flax (Jos. 2:6)
→ Rahab asks for protection, is instructed to place a cord into her window (Jos. 2:16-20)