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Rahab

(rā`hăb), in the Bible. 1 Prostitute of Jericho whose protection of Joshua's two spies saved her and her family from destruction. She may be the same woman mentioned in the Gospel genealogy as Rachab. 2 Dragonlike monster that figures in the mythic primordial battle between God and the sea monster.

Rahab

harlot of Jericho who protected Joshua’s two spies. [O.T.: Joshua 2]

Rahab

conceals two Israelite spies from Jericho authorities. [O.T.: Joshua 2:2–6]
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