1 Samuel 9:25
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New American Standard Bible
When they came down from the high place into the city, Samuel spoke with Saul on the roof.

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

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
And they come down from the high place to the city, and he speaketh with Saul on the roof.

1 Samuel 9:25 Parallel
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1 Samuel 9:25 Parallel Commentaries

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Ramah. Ramathaim Zophim. Gibeah.
There was a certain Ramah, in the tribe of Benjamin, Joshua 18:25, and that within sight of Jerusalem, as it seems, Judges 19:13; where it is named with Gibeah:--and elsewhere, Hosea 5:8; which towns were not much distant. See 1 Samuel 22:6; "Saul sat in Gibeah, under a grove in Ramah." Here the Gemarists trifle: "Whence is it (say they) that Ramah is placed near Gibea? To hint to you, that the speech of Samuel of Ramah was the cause, why Saul remained two years and a half in Gibeah." They blindly
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Cross References
Matthew 24:17
"Whoever is on the housetop must not go down to get the things out that are in his house.

Luke 5:19
But not finding any way to bring him in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and let him down through the tiles with his stretcher, into the middle of the crowd, in front of Jesus.

Acts 10:9
On the next day, as they were on their way and approaching the city, Peter went up on the housetop about the sixth hour to pray.

Deuteronomy 22:8
"When you build a new house, you shall make a parapet for your roof, so that you will not bring bloodguilt on your house if anyone falls from it.

1 Samuel 9:26
And they arose early; and at daybreak Samuel called to Saul on the roof, saying, "Get up, that I may send you away." So Saul arose, and both he and Samuel went out into the street.

2 Samuel 11:2
Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around on the roof of the king's house, and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance.

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