He will surely 1 give me shelter 2 in the day of danger; 3 he will hide me in his home; 4 he will place me 5 on an inaccessible rocky summit. 6
You hide them with you, where they are safe from the attacks 1 of men; 2 you conceal them in a shelter, where they are safe from slanderous attacks. 3
They stalk 1 and lurk; 2 they watch my every step, 3 as 4 they prepare to take my life. 5
If they say, “Come with us! We will 1 lie in wait 2 to shed blood; 3 we will ambush 4 an innocent person 5 capriciously. 6
I will turn my face away from them and they will desecrate my treasured place. 1 Vandals will enter it and desecrate it. 2
But the woman hid the two men 1 and replied, “Yes, these men were clients of mine, 2 but I didn’t know where they came from.
How great is your favor, 1 which you store up for your loyal followers! 2 In plain sight of everyone you bestow it on those who take shelter 3 in you. 4
The mandrakes 1 send out their fragrance; over our door is every delicacy, 2 both new and old, which I have stored up for you, my lover.
For I see everything they do. Their wicked ways are not hidden from me. Their sin is not hidden away where I cannot see it. 1
But when she was no longer able to hide him, she took a papyrus basket 1 for him and sealed it with bitumen and pitch. She put the child in it and set it among the reeds along the edge of the Nile. 2