Anf-01 ii.ii.xii Pg 2 Moreover, they gave her a sign to this effect, that she should hang forth from her house a scarlet thread. And thus they made it manifest that redemption should flow through the blood of the Lord to all them that believe and hope in God.54
Josh. ii.; Heb. xi. 31.
54 Others of the Fathers adopt the same allegorical interpretation, e.g., Justin Mar., Dial. c. Tryph., n. 111; Irenæus, Adv. Hær., iv. 20. [The whole matter of symbolism under the law must be more thoroughly studied if we would account for such strong language as is here applied to a poetical or rhetorical figure.] Ye see, beloved, that there was not only faith, but prophecy, in this woman.
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 2
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Jos 2:1 Mt 1:5