Holman christian standard bible.
Let the man down through the roof.
When they had made an opening they let the man down lying on his mat.
New heart english bible not finding a way to bring him in because of the crowd they went up to the housetop and let him down through the tiles with his cot into the midst before jesus.
They lowered their friend down to the place where jesus was.
3 there was even a crowd around the doorway.
Luke 5 17 26 new life version nlv jesus heals a man let down through the roof of a house 17 on one of the days while jesus was teaching some proud religious law keepers and teachers of the law were sitting by him.
Good news translation because of the crowd however they could not get the man to him.
They had come from every town in the countries of galilee and judea and from jerusalem.
2 2 says jesus was in a room that was packed with people.
But since they found no way to carry him in because of the crowd they went up on the roof and let him down on the stretcher through the roof tiles right in front of jesus.
The account of the healing of the paralyzed man in mark 2 1 12 contains a number of lessons for growing christians.
When they couldn t get near jesus they decided to go to the flat roof.
An awning is not a roof and it is rolled up not broken up moreover the man was let down through the tiles which seems to indicate that the remaining tiles encased an opening through which he was lowered.
World english bible and whanne thei myyten not brynge hym to jhesu for the puple thei vnhileden the roof where he was and openede it and thei leten doun the bed in which the sijk man in palesie laye.
When they had broken a space big enough in the roof the four men let their friend down through the roof right in front of jesus.
Jesus was impressed by the faith of these men.
The tiles were plates of burnt clay suitable for roofing rather than for building walls or parapets.
When the man s friends carried him to the house where jesus was staying they found the house to be packed with people wanting to hear jesus and be healed by him.
So they made a hole in the roof right above the place where jesus was.
So they made a hole in the roof above him and let the man down in front of everyone.
The man is literally let down through the roof under the careful control of his concerned friends and into a situation controlled by the lord jesus christ.
The friends climbed up an outside staircase and dug a hole through the roof.
Sermon on the paralyzed man let down through a roof luke 5.
4 mark also tells us 2 2 how the paralyzed man had 4 people who were willing to assist him.