His company was named Rahab and Endor, apparently after two controversial women of scripture.
All the inhabitants were killed except Rahab and her relatives.
Why did he like that little adventuress, that white china Rahab?
Do you not know that it was a woman, even Rahab, who saved the spies sent out from Shittem to view the land of promise?
Art thou not it that cut Rahab in pieces, That pierced the dragon?
There are enough of Rahab's profession in euery place; a man may finde a greate many more then a good sorte.
If we ask, How could Rahab have such a faith and yet be a harlot?
Like many other ladies of easy virtue, or no virtue at all, Rahab was piously inclined.
Is it not thou that didst cut Rahab in pieces, that didst pierce the monster?
Two spies are sent to Jericho, who are received and concealed by Rahab.
name of a Biblical monster, from Hebrew rahab, literally "storming, against, impetuous," from rahabh "he stormed against" (cf. Arabic rahiba "he feared, was alarmed").