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Rahab

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.

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Rachab

Rachab (rā´kăb), variant of Rahab1.

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