Boaz and Ruth the Moabite gave birth to Jesse, father of King David, ancestor of the Messiah. Joshua chapter 2 verse 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 house, named Rahab, and lodged there. But why would God intentionally call Rahab out in Matthewâs lineage of Jesus? And there at last she will be no more Rahab â¦ Rahab, a former prostitute, has been saved by the Israelite Salmon from the horrible destruction of Jericho, using a scarlet cord that once belonged to his mother. According to the law, Rahab must spend thirty days in Salmonâ¦ The spies were likely leaders of households, so Salmon would have been a very respected leader in the community. This woman lived long before Jesus and yet in the genealogy of Jesus this woman stands out in a very startling way. Hartmann Schedel 341 King Italus and Roman goddess Carmenta, here referred to as daughter of Evander Genealogy of Christ- Salmon, Rahab etc) - Schedell Hartmann - 1493 In chapter 2, the children of Israel were ready to cross the Jordan River into the Promised Land of Canaan. Know then that it is those of faith who are the sons of Abraham. In addition, she is a great example of the power of God to transform us from our sinful state into the person He wants us to be. Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab, Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth, Obed the father of Jesse, and Jesse the father of King David (Matthew 1:5-6) Rahab the harlot made the list. 2:11;" "Matt. When the city of Jericho "fell (6:17-25), Rahab and her whole family were preserved" "according to the promise of the spies, and were incorporated" among the Jewish people. Faithful Rahab âAnd Salmon begot Boaz of Rahabâ (Mt. "Salmon was the father of Boaz by Rahab." The writer to the Hebrews says " By faith the walls of â¦ If you know Jesus, one day you will meet her in heaven. Rahab, the wife of Salmon, was a different woman. Genre: Romance / Adventure Author: Phil Cole. Jones suggests that Salmon was one of the two spies whom Joshua sent to Jericho after he took command when Moses died. One of the women mentioned approvingly in the New Testament as an example of sterling faith is Rahab the harlot of Jericho, the woman who gave shelter to the Israelite spies sent to reconnoitre the city before its destruction. This Rahab is not to be confused with Rahab the harlot, who entertained the Hebrew spies sent by Joshua from Shittim. Salmon begot Boaz by Rahab, Boaz begot Obed by Ruth, â¦ 3 Lessons from Rahab in Lineage of Jesus 1.God saves those with a past. Matthew 1:1-5. Salmon was a prince of the house of Judah, and thus, Rahab, the one time heathen harlot, married into one of the leading families of Israel and became an ancestress of our Lord, the other foreign ancestresses being Tamar, Ruth and Bathsheba. We find two names linked in holy matrimony: Salmon and Rahab. She is noted in the genealogy of Jesus in Matthew and is heralded as an example of faithful living in Hebrews and James. Rahabâs story is found in the book of Joshua. Liber Cronicarum, Nürnberg, Anton Koberg/Schreyer & Sebastian Kammermeister, 1493. 22:7): âFathers and mothers have been humiliated within youâ; it is written of Rahab â¦ 1:5). There are two somewhat conflicting Jewish traditions concerning Rahabâ¦ Rahab also had to convince her whole family to move into her house if they wanted to be saved. At that time, she was both a prostitute and a Canaanitess. Boaz was the husband of Ruth and the father of Obed which would make him Rahabâs grandson. "Rahab's being asked to bring out the spies to â¦ 2:12): âNow, since I have shown loyalty to you, swear to me by the Lord,â and of Israel (Jer. An Old Testament character study. Ultimately, Rahab married Salmon, an Israelite from the tribe of Judah. Many first-time Bible readers are surprised to learn that the New Testament begins with a genealogy (Matthew 1:1-16), Jesusâ family tree. The genealogy is a predominantly patriarchal affair: fathers having sons, from Abraham at the beginning, to Jacob, the father of â¦ What is a harlot doing in the family line of Jesus that connects Him with â¦ Her son was Boaz, the husband of Ruth. Rahabâs story continues on the pages of the New Testament. "Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab" (Matthew 1:5). Rahab became the wife of Salmon. It was a month after Moses â death, and the Jews prepared themselves for the invasion of â¦ This prostitute-turned-wife gave birth to Boaz. Sheâs part of Jesusâ family tree. Jericho was one of the principal seats of â¦ Rahab or Rachab (wide), a celebrated woman of Jericho who received the spies sent by Joshua to spy out the land, hid them in her house from the pursuit of her countrymen, was saved with all her family when the Israelites sacked the city, and became the wife of Salmon and the ancestress of the Messiah. Notice her doctrine upon â¦ Okay, so Rahab was saved and brought into Israel. Rahabâ¦ Nahshon the father of Salmon, Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab. She married a Jewish man named Salmon whom tradition says was one of those two spies (this is the romance aspect of this story) and together they had a son named Boaz.  Before her marriage, she and her family were the only ones who survived the destruction of Jericho. The message of Jericho is â¦ Jewish tradition says that Salmon was one of the two spies. Rahabâs staunch faith in God and life transformation evidently won his heart so â¦ Rahab, (Heb. English: Hartmann Schedell. rachav; i.e., "broad," "large") was a prostitute who lived in the city of Jericho in the Promised Land, according to the book of Joshua.. And Obed was the father of Jesse, who was her great â¦ Rahab is the first Gentile recorded in the Bible as having converted to Judaism. Galatians 3:7â8 ESV. In Hebrews 11:31 Paul says that Rahab's faith kept her from perishing â¦ She knew the past, she knew the story of the Red Sea, and of Og and Sihon; she knew something about Godâs having promised by covenant to give the country to the Israelites, and from that she gathered the present. As He had told Abraham, âthe iniquity â¦ God had been patient with the Canaanites for more than six hundred years. Rahab's husband Salmon, standing behind her, is mentioned only in passing in the genealogies at Ruth 4:18-22 and Matthew 1:4-5, but the Glossa Ordinaria says he was "a prince of the tribe of Judah," his marriage to the foreign woman being a type of Christ's embrace of the Church of the Gentiles (V, 35). âSalmon begot Boaz by Rahabâ (Matthew 1:5) Today I want us to look at Jesus and see his identity with a sinner woman named Rahab. She shows that with forgiveness there is no need to live in guilt and stay in our sinful ways. Rahab did as she was bidden, and so when Joshua did conquer the land, she and her entire family were saved (6:22â23, 25). There are only three generations from Salmon to Jesse, and Jesse was living during the time of King Saul and David, about 1000 BC. 2:13): âthat you will spare the lives of my father and mother,â and of Israel (Ezek. And it was told the king of Jericho, saying, Behold, there came men in hither to night of the children of Israel to search â¦ 1493. Woman of Faith. And the Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, âIn you â¦ There must be about eighty years from Salmon to Jesse. She afterwards became the wife of "Salmon, a prince of the tribe of Judah (Ruth 4:21; 1 Chr. Love story of Salmon and Rahab Phil Cole 7 stories Summary. Believers can glean from Rahabâs life as she was a woman of faith, courage, and love. Matthew 1:5 "And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse;" Notice it says Salmon begat Booz of Rachab. âWhen we heard of it, our hearts melted in fear and everyoneâs courage failed â¦ Boaz married Ruth who gave birth to Obed. The common teaching today is that this woman Rachab, is the same as Rahab the Harlot. Once she joined the Israelites, Rahab married Salmon â¦ It is written of Rahab (Josh. Salmon fathered Boaz by Rahabâ¦â Obed fathered Jesse, g (CSB) 6 and Jesse fathered King David. Somewhere along the way, Rahab became the wife of Salmon of the tribe of Judah. There is much we can learn from her story. She was under a curse because the Canaanites were â¦ Boaz, as you may know, went on to marry a woman from another of Israelâs enemies, Moab. The fresco expresses his â¦ Rahab of Jericho. Rahab later became the wife of Salmon, the great-great-grandmother of King David, and an ancestor of Jesus Christ. Now read the love story that turned her life. The gratitude Salmon felt for Rahab ripened into love, and when grace erased her â¦ You've heard of the battle of Jericho and perhaps noted that Rahab became the ancestor of king David and much later Jesus of Nazareth. If so, then that is how he met Rahab. Those same readers are even more surprised when Rahab shows up on the list. Rahab. Rahab went on to marry one of the tribe â Salmon from the tribe of Judah â and they had a son called Boaz. Most of us know about her. Obed fathered Jesse. Eventually, Rahab married Salmon, who gave birth to Boaz; a Jewish boy who would marry: Ruth â A Moabite woman who married a Jewish man who died at a young age. In addition, Rahab was the mother of Boaz by Salmon (Matthew 1:5). According to the book of Joshua (Joshua 2:1-7), when the Hebrews were encamped at Shittim, in the "Arabah" or Jordan valley opposite Jericho, ready to cross the river, Joshua, as a â¦ 1:5). Joseph, the legal father of Jesus, is her direct descendant. She was rewarded for her kindness and ultimately married Joshua, taking her place in the ranks of righteous converts.. Who Was Rahab? Your church teaches that Rachab is the greek way of saying Rahab, and since the â¦ 5:2): âThey are sure to be swearing falselyâ; it is written of Rahab (Josh. Among those many surprises, the one that always attracts my attention is the one hidden in the words âSalmon the father of Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz the father of Obed by Ruthâ (Matthew 1:5). And if Rahab the harlot of Jericho had married someone important, such as Salmon, the great-grandfather of king David (Ruth 4:20), we would have surely heard about it at some point in the fifteen hundred years or so between Rahab of Jericho and Matthew. He was the son of Nahshon, married "Rachab" of Matthew 1:5 (possibly Rahab, of Jericho), and Boaz (or Booz) was their son. Status: Ongoing Chapters: 4. â¦ Rahab was a young Canaanite prostitute and as such not a very likely candidate for a heroine of the faith. One of the details that people remember about Rahab is that she was a prostitute. Career. Fast-forward a couple of hundred years and the next place we find Rahab is in the genealogy of Christ. Rahab  is the name of the third of the women in the line of Christ. (Joshua 2:1; â¦ After the total destruction of Jericho, it is stated that Rahab and her family elected to reside with the Israelites, who accepted her into their camp (6:25). Follow that line to itâs end and you see in Matthew 1:5, the prostitute whose name was Rahab â¦ Thus, according to the biblical genealogies, Salmon is the patrilineal great-great-grandfather of David.Salmon is mentioned in 1 Chronicles 2:10â11, Ruth 4:20,21, Matthew 1:4â5 and Luke â¦ But Rahab is shocked when her trusted hero takes her into his tent, using the law regarding a captive woman. Faith is the opposite of fear. Jesse fathered David. Naomi, Ruthâs mother-in-law; a Jewish woman, also lived in Moab until her Gentile husband died, and then she decided to move back to Israel to be â¦ Rahab was a thoughtful woman, and had quite a system of theology of her own. She is not just Rahab â¦ - Matthew 1:5 (NASB) Some interpreters of this New Testament verse suggest that Rahab the Harlot and Rahab the mother of Boaz are not the same woman. Rahab marries Salmon, a son of an influential family in Israel and a distant relative of David. As in King David. Rahab (or Rachab) the wife of Salmonâ¦ Rahab was a resident of Jericho, who sheltered two spies whom Joshua had sent to scout out the city.