New International Version
About noon the following day as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the roof to pray.
King James Bible
On the morrow, as they went on their journey, and drew nigh unto the city, Peter went up upon the housetop to pray about the sixth hour:
Darby Bible Translation
And on the morrow, as these were journeying and drawing near to the city, Peter went up on the house to pray, about the sixth hour.
World English Bible
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.
Young's Literal Translation
And on the morrow, as these are proceeding on the way, and are drawing nigh to the city, Peter went up upon the house-top to pray, about the sixth hour,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
On the morrow, as they went on their journey - From Joppa to Caesarea was about twelve or fifteen leagues; the messengers could not have left the house of Cornelius till about two hours before sunset; therefore, they must have traveled a part of the night, in order to arrive at Joppa the next day, towards noon. - Calmet. Cornelius sent two of his household servants, by way of respect to Peter; probably the soldier was intended for their defense, as the roads in Judea were by no means safe.
Peter went up upon the house-top to pray - It has often been remarked that the houses in Judea were builded with flat roofs, on which people walked, conversed, meditated, prayed, etc. The house-top was the place of retirement; and thither Peter went for the purpose of praying to God. In Bengal, some of the rich Hindoos have a room on the top of the house, in which they perform worship daily.
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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.
2 Samuel 11:2
One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace. From the roof he saw a woman bathing. The woman was very beautiful,
Evening, morning and noon I cry out in distress, and he hears my voice.
The houses in Jerusalem and those of the kings of Judah will be defiled like this place, Topheth--all the houses where they burned incense on the roofs to all the starry hosts and poured out drink offerings to other gods.'"
The Babylonians who are attacking this city will come in and set it on fire; they will burn it down, along with the houses where the people aroused my anger by burning incense on the roofs to Baal and by pouring out drink offerings to other gods.
those who bow down on the roofs to worship the starry host, those who bow down and swear by the LORD and who also swear by Molek,
Let no one on the housetop go down to take anything out of the house.
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