Mark 13:16

16 And a man in the field must not go back to get his clothes.

Mark 13:16 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 13:16

And let him that is in the field
At work, in any sort of business there,

not turn back again:
either to his own house, or rather to that part of the field where he laid down his clothes:

for to take up his garment;
but let him flee without it, or otherwise he would be in great danger; (See Gill on Matthew 24:18).

Mark 13:16 In-Context

14 "When you see the abomination that causes desolation standing where it should not" (let the reader understand), "then those in Judea must flee to the mountains!
15 A man on the housetop must not come down or go in to get anything out of his house.
16 And a man in the field must not go back to get his clothes.
17 Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days!
18 Pray it won't happen in winter.