The City of Jericho

Joshua 2:1 And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, Go view the land, even Jericho. And they went, and came into an harlot’s hose, named Rahab, and lodged there. Hebrew ‘Yerechow or Yerichow,’ from yareach, the moon or new moon. It was so-called because of the crescent-like plain in which it stood – one formed by an amphitheatre of hills surrounding it. Some think the name is derived from ‘ruwach’, Continue Reading