Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

Let him who is on the housetop not go down to take out things that are in his house.

New American Standard Bible

Whoever is on the housetop must not go down to get the things out that are in his house.

King James Version

Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing out of his house:

Holman Bible

A man on the housetop must not come down to get things out of his house.

International Standard Version

Anyone who's on the housetop must not come down to get what is in his house,

A Conservative Version

Let the man on the housetop not go down to take things from his house.

American Standard Version

let him that is on the housetop not go down to take out things that are in his house:

Amplified

Whoever is on the housetop must not go down to get the things that are in his house [because there will not be enough time].

An Understandable Version

[Also], the person who is on a housetop [Note: This was a flat area where people retired for rest, prayer, etc., with its stairway on the outside], is not to take any of the belongings from his house as he comes down [to flee].

Anderson New Testament

let not him that is on the house-top come down to take his goods out of his house;

Bible in Basic English

Let not him who is on the house-top go down to take anything out of his house:

Common New Testament

Let him who is on the housetop not go down to take anything out of his house.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he that is on the battlements, let him not venture to go in to take any thing out of his house.

Darby Translation

let not him that is on the house come down to take the things out of his house;

Godbey New Testament

and let him who is on the housetop not come down to take things out of his house:

Goodspeed New Testament

a man on the roof of his house must not go down to get things out of it,

John Wesley New Testament

come down to take any thing out of his house:

Julia Smith Translation

He upon the house-tops, let him not come down to take away anything out of his house:

King James 2000

Let him who is on the housetop not come down to take anything out of his house:

Lexham Expanded Bible

The one who is on his housetop must not come down to take things out of his house,

Modern King James verseion

Let him on the housetop not come down to take anything out of his house;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And let him which is on the housetop, not come down to fetch anything out of his house.

Moffatt New Testament

a man on the housetop must not go down to fetch what is inside his house,

Montgomery New Testament

let him who is upon the housetop not go down to get the things in his house,

NET Bible

The one on the roof must not come down to take anything out of his house,

Noyes New Testament

let not him that is on the housetop go down to take away the things belonging to his house;

Sawyer New Testament

Let not him that is on his house come down to take the things from his house;

The Emphasized Bible

And, he that is on the house-top, let him not come down, to take away the things out of his house;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let not him who is upon the roof go down to take any thing out of his house.

Twentieth Century New Testament

and a man on the housetop must not go down to get the things that are in his house;

Webster

Let him who is on the house-top not come down to take any thing out of his house:

Weymouth New Testament

let him who is on the roof not go down to fetch what is in his house;

Williams New Testament

let him who is on the roof of his house not come down to get his household goods out;

World English Bible

Let him who is on the housetop not go down to take out things that are in his house.

Worrell New Testament

let him who is on the house-top not go down to take away the things out of his house;

Worsley New Testament

to take any thing out of his house;

Youngs Literal Translation

he on the house-top -- let him not come down to take up any thing out of his house;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
καταβαίνω 
Katabaino 
Usage: 63

which is

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

on
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

the housetop
δῶμα 
Doma 
Usage: 2

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

καταβαίνω 
Katabaino 
Usage: 63

to take
αἴρω 
Airo 
take up, take away, take, away with, lift up, bear,
Usage: 52

out of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

his

Usage: 0

Context Readings

The Abomination Of Desolation

16 then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains. 17 Let him who is on the housetop not go down to take out things that are in his house. 18 Let him who is in the field not return back to take his coat.


Cross References

Matthew 10:27

What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in the ear, proclaim on the housetops.

Deuteronomy 22:8

When you build a new house, then you shall make a battlement for your roof, that you do not bring blood on your house, if any man fall from there.

1 Samuel 9:25

When they had come down from the high place into the city, he talked with Saul on the housetop.

Proverbs 6:4-5

Give no sleep to your eyes, nor slumber to your eyelids.

Matthew 6:25

Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

Mark 13:15-16

and let him who is on the housetop not go down, nor enter in, to take anything out of his house.

Luke 5:19

Not finding a way to bring him in because of the crowd, they went up to the housetop, and let him down through the tiles with his cot into the midst before Jesus.

Luke 12:3

Therefore whatever you have said in the darkness will be heard in the light. What you have spoken in the ear in the inner chambers will be proclaimed on the housetops.

Luke 17:31-33

In that day, he who will be on the housetop, and his goods in the house, let him not go down to take them away. Let him who is in the field likewise not turn back.

Acts 10:9

Now on the next day as they were on their journey, and got close to the city, Peter went up on the housetop to pray at about noon.

Job 2:4

Satan answered the LORD, and said, "Skin for skin. Yes, all that a man has he will give for his life.

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