2 Samuel 11:2
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New Living Translation
Late one afternoon, after his midday rest, David got out of bed and was walking on the roof of the palace. As he looked out over the city, he noticed a woman of unusual beauty taking a bath.

King James Bible
And it came to pass in an eveningtide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself; and the woman was very beautiful to look upon.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass at evening time that David arose from off his couch, and walked upon the roof of the king's house; and from the roof he saw a woman bathing, and the woman was very beautiful;

World English Bible
It happened at evening, that David arose from off his bed, and walked on the roof of the king's house: and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful to look on.

Young's Literal Translation
and it cometh to pass, at evening-time, that David riseth from off his couch, and walketh up and down on the roof of the king's house, and seeth from the roof a woman bathing, and the woman is of very good appearance,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

11:2 Arose from off his bed - Where he had lain, and slept for some time. And the bed of sloth often proves the bed of lust. Washing herself - In a bath, which was in her garden. Probably from some ceremonial pollution.

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Matthew 5:28
But I say, anyone who even looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Matthew 24:17
A person out on the deck of a roof must not go down into the house to pack.

Acts 10:9
The next day as Cornelius's messengers were nearing the town, Peter went up on the flat roof to pray. It was about noon,

Deuteronomy 22:8
"When you build a new house, you must build a railing around the edge of its flat roof. That way you will not be considered guilty of murder if someone falls from the roof.

1 Samuel 9:25
When they came down from the place of worship and returned to town, Samuel took Saul up to the roof of the house and prepared a bed for him there.

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