Mark 13:15

15 A person out on the deck of a roof must not go down into the house to pack.

Mark 13:15 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 13:15

And let him that is on the house top
On the battlements of the house, either for diversion or devotion:

not go down into the house;
in the inner way by the stairs, or ladder within doors:

neither enter therein;
being come down from the top of the house, by stairs, or a ladder without, which was usual:

to take any thing out of his house;
to take care of his goods, or take any thing along with him, that might be useful in his flight, and journey, and stay abroad; (See Gill on Matthew 24:17).

Mark 13:15 In-Context

13 And everyone will hate you because you are my followers. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.
14 “The day is coming when you will see the sacrilegious object that causes desecration standing where he should not be.” (Reader, pay attention!) “Then those in Judea must flee to the hills.
15 A person out on the deck of a roof must not go down into the house to pack.
16 A person out in the field must not return even to get a coat.
17 How terrible it will be for pregnant women and for nursing mothers in those days.