New Living Translation
The next day as Cornelius's messengers were nearing the town, Peter went up on the flat roof to pray. It was about noon,
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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"On the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost." --ACTS x. 34-48. And this is ever the issue of a true outpouring of the Spirit: sundered peoples become one. At "low tide" there are multitudes of separated pools along the shore: at "high tide" they flow together, and the little distinctions are lost in a splendid union. It is so racially. "Jew and Gentile!" Peter and Cornelius lose their prejudices in the emancipating ministry of the Spirit. And so shall it be with English and …
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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.
2 Samuel 11:2
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.
Morning, noon, and night I cry out in my distress, and the LORD hears my voice.
Yes, all the houses in Jerusalem, including the palace of Judah's kings, will become like Topheth--all the houses where you burned incense on the rooftops to your star gods, and where liquid offerings were poured out to your idols.'"
The Babylonians outside the walls will come in and set fire to the city. They will burn down all these houses where the people provoked my anger by burning incense to Baal on the rooftops and by pouring out liquid offerings to other gods.
For they go up to their roofs and bow down to the sun, moon, and stars. They claim to follow the LORD, but then they worship Molech, too.
A person out on the deck of a roof must not go down into the house to pack.
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