1 Samuel 9:25
Good News Translation
When they went down from the place of worship to the town, they fixed up a bed for Saul on the roof,

Contemporary English Version
they went down from the place of worship and back into town. A bed was set up for Saul on the flat roof of Samuel's house,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they went down from the high place into the town, and he spoke with Saul upon the top of the house: and he prepared a bed for Saul on the top of the house and he slept.

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And they went down from the high place into the town, and he spoke with Saul upon the top of the house: and he prepared a bed for Saul on the top of the house and he slept.

And when

1 Samuel 9:13 As soon as you come into the city, you shall immediately find him, before he go up to the high place to eat: for the people will not eat till he come; because he blesseth the victim, and afterwards they eat that are invited. Now, therefore, go up, for to day you shall find him.

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Deuteronomy 22:8 When thou buildest a new house, thou shalt make a battlement to the roof round about: lest blood be shed in thy house, and thou be guilty, if any one slip, and fall down headlong.

2 Samuel 11:2 In the mean time it happened that David arose from his bed after noon, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: And he saw from the roof of his house a woman washing herself, over against him: and the woman was very beautiful.

Nehemiah 8:16 And the people went forth, and brought. And they made themselves tabernacles every man on the top of his house, and in their courts, and in the courts of the house of God, and in the street of the water gate, and in the street of the gate of Ephraim.

Jeremiah 19:13 And the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses of the kings of Juda shall be unclean as the place of Topheth: all the houses upon whose roofs they have sacrificed to all the host of heaven, and have poured out drink offerings to strange gods.

Matthew 10:27 That which I tell you in the dark, speak ye in the light: and that which you hear in the ear, preach ye upon the housetops.

Acts 10:9 And on the next day, whilst they were going on their journey and drawing nigh to the city, Peter went up to the higher parts of the house to pray, about the sixth hour.

Context
Saul Chosen as King
24And the cook took up the shoulder, and set it before Saul. And Samuel said: Behold what is left, set it before thee, and eat; because it was kept of purpose for thee, when I invited the people. And Saul ate with Samuel that day. 25And they went down from the high place into the town, and he spoke with Saul upon the top of the house: and he prepared a bed for Saul on the top of the house and he slept.26And when they were risen in the morning, and it began now to be light, Samuel called Saul on the top of the house, saying: Arise, that I may let thee go. And Saul arose: and they went out both of them: to wit, he and Samuel.…
Cross References
Matthew 24:17
And he that is on the housetop, let him not come down to take any thing out of his house:

Luke 5:19
And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in, because of the multitude, they went up upon the roof and let him down through the tiles with his bed into the midst before Jesus.

Acts 10:9
And on the next day, whilst they were going on their journey and drawing nigh to the city, Peter went up to the higher parts of the house to pray, about the sixth hour.

Deuteronomy 22:8
When thou buildest a new house, thou shalt make a battlement to the roof round about: lest blood be shed in thy house, and thou be guilty, if any one slip, and fall down headlong.

1 Samuel 9:26
And when they were risen in the morning, and it began now to be light, Samuel called Saul on the top of the house, saying: Arise, that I may let thee go. And Saul arose: and they went out both of them: to wit, he and Samuel.

2 Samuel 11:2
In the mean time it happened that David arose from his bed after noon, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: And he saw from the roof of his house a woman washing herself, over against him: and the woman was very beautiful.

Additional Translations
And after they had come down from the high place into the city, Samuel spoke with Saul on the roof of his house.And when they were come down from the high place into the city, Samuel communed with Saul on the top of the house.

And when they were come down from the high place into the city, he communed with Saul upon the housetop.

And he went down from Bama into the city; and they prepared a lodging for Saul on the roof, and he lay down.

And they came down from the high place into the city, and he spoke with Saul upon the roof.

And when they were come down from the high place into the city, he communed with Saul upon the housetop.

And when they had come down from the high place into the city, Samuel communed with Saul upon the top of the house.

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

And they come down from the high place to the city, and he speaketh with Saul on the roof.
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