|New International Version (© 2011)|
When they could not find a way to do this because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and lowered him on his mat through the tiles into the middle of the crowd, right in front of Jesus.
King James Bible
And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went upon the housetop, and let him down through the tiling with his couch into the midst before Jesus.
American Standard Version
And not finding by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went up to the housetop, and let him down through the tiles with his couch into the midst before Jesus.
Young's Literal Translation
and not having found by what way they may bring him in because of the multitude, having gone up on the house-top, through the tiles they let him down, with the little couch, into the midst before Jesus,
Luke 5:19 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Went upon the housetop - See on Matthew 24:17 (note).
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Mark 2:4 And when they could not come near to him for the press, they uncovered the roof where he was: and when they had broken it up...
Deuteronomy 22:8 When you build a new house, then you shall make a battlement for your roof, that you bring not blood on your house...
2 Samuel 11:2 And it came to pass in an evening, that David arose from off his bed, and walked on the roof of the king's house...
Jeremiah 19:13 And the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses of the kings of Judah, shall be defiled as the place of Tophet...
Matthew 10:27 What I tell you in darkness, that speak you in light: and what you hear in the ear, that preach you on the housetops.
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1 Samuel 9:25 After they came down from the high place to the town, Samuel talked with Saul on the roof of his house.
Matthew 24:17 Let no one on the housetop go down to take anything out of the house.
Mark 2:4 Since they could not get him to Jesus because of the crowd, they made an opening in the roof above Jesus by digging through it and then lowered the mat the man was lying on.