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Matthew 5:15

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Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.


- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

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Other Translations of Matthew 5:15

Neither doe men light a candle, and put it vnder a bushell: but on a candlesticke, and it giueth light vnto all that are in the house.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

nor does {anyone} light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Neither do `men' light a lamp, and put it under the bushel, but on the stand; and it shineth unto all that are in the house.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And a burning light is not put under a vessel, but on its table; so that its rays may be shining on all who are in the house.
- Basic English Bible

Nor do [men] light a lamp and put it under the bushel, but upon the lamp-stand, and it shines for all who are in the house.
- Darby Bible

Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a close vessel, but on a candlestick: and it giveth light to all that are in the house.
- Webster's Bible

Nor is a lamp lighted to be put under a bushel, but on the lampstand; and then it gives light to all in the house.
- Weymouth Bible

Neither do you light a lamp, and put it under a measuring basket, but on a stand; and it shines to all who are in the house.
- World English Bible

ne me teendith not a lanterne, and puttith it vndur a busschel, but on a candilstike, that it yyue liyt to alle that ben in the hous.
- Wycliffe Bible

nor do they light a lamp, and put it under the measure, but on the lamp-stand, and it shineth to all those in the house;
- Youngs Literal Bible

 

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 5:15

5:15 Nay, the very design of God in giving you this light was, that it might shine. #Mark 4:21; Luke 8:16; 11:33|.

 

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 5:15

Mt 5:15 Light a candle, and put it under a bushel. It would be foolishness to light a lamp and put it under a bushel measure.

 

Comments for Matthew 5:15

Karen White's comment on 2014-07-06 03:02:05:

We as Saints are responsible for behaving and acting like Christ. To let the world see you are different and not of the world but a peculiar people. By shining your light others will want what you have Joy,Peace , and Love.

 

JOSEPH's comment on 2014-02-10 20:29:20:

No man puts a light and hide it a city built on a mountain can not be hiden light is for direction where thereis light people does not walk in darkness the world a dark place and it needs light Jesus you are the light of the world in other word there is something in you the world needs please don t hide it You are here to affect life do not hide from it for it is your responsibility to touch people s life The world is waiting for your manifestation so shine

 


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