Rahab the Prostitute – Part I Public Domain

Rahab the Prostitute – Part I


“So they went and entered the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there….” Joshua 2:1 I like to look reality square in the face before elaborating on or interpreting it. I tend to look at the text and see what it literally means to me. The text here conveys two important things. First, Rahab was a prostitute! No need to explain, we all know what it means to be a prostitute. A prostitute is a woman who provides sexual services for money. Second, in Hebrew it says “the spies came to her house and lay there!” What does…