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Luke 5:19

    Luke 5:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went upon the housetop, and let him down through the tiling with his couch into the midst before Jesus.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went on the housetop, and let him down through the tiling with his couch into the middle before Jesus.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And not finding by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went up to the housetop, and let him down through the tiles with his couch into the midst before Jesus.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And because of the mass of people, there was no way to get him in; so they went up on the top of the house and let him down through the roof, on his bed, into the middle in front of Jesus.

    Webster's Revision

    And not finding by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went up to the housetop, and let him down through the tiles with his couch into the midst before Jesus.

    World English Bible

    Not finding a way to bring him in because of the multitude, they went up to the housetop, and let him down through the tiles with his cot into the midst before Jesus.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And not finding by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went up to the housetop, and let him down through the tiles with his couch into the midst before Jesus.

    Definitions for Luke 5:19

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 5:19

    Went upon the housetop - See on Matthew 24:17 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 5:19

    The tiling - See the notes at Matthew 9:1-7.

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 5:19

    5:19 Not being able to bring him in through the multitude, they went round about by a back passage, and going up the stairs on the outside, they came upon the flat - roofed house, and let him down through the trap door, such as was on the top of most of the Jewish houses: doubtless, with such circumspection as the circumstances plainly required.