Luke 17:31

Overview - Luke 17
Christ teaches to avoid occasions of offence;
and to forgive one another.
The power of faith.
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.
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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