It came to pass when the city gate was about to be shut, when it was dark, that the men went out. Where the men went, I do not know. Pursue them quickly, for you will catch up with them.” Bible see other translations

“for you will catch up with them.” Jericho was a little over five miles from the Jordan River, and the paths were well-traveled and mostly quite level, so once again Rahab’s statement seemed plausible.

Commentary for: Joshua 2:5