|Overview - Luke 17|
|1||Christ teaches to avoid occasions of offence;|
|3||and to forgive one another.|
|5||The power of faith.|
|6||How we are bound to God, and not he to us.|
|11||Christ heals ten lepers.|
|22||Of the kingdom of God, and the coming of the Son of Man.|
Luke 17:31 (King James Version)
In that day, he which shall be upon the housetop, and his stuff in the house, let him not come down to take it away: and he that is in the field, let him likewise not return back.
- he which
- The flat-roofed eastern houses have stairs on the outside, by which a person may ascend and descend without coming into the house; and in walled cities they usually form continued terraces, from one end of the city to the other, terminating at the gates; so that one may pass along the tops of the houses and escape out of the city without coming down into the street.
- Job 2:4 ; Jeremiah 45:5 ; Matthew 6:25 ; 16:26 24:17-21 Mark 13:14-16 ; Philippians 3:7 Philippians 3:8