Rahab(redirected from Rachav)
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.
harlot of Jericho who protected Joshua’s two spies. [O.T.: Joshua 2]
conceals two Israelite spies from Jericho authorities. [O.T.: Joshua 2:2–6]