Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Neither light they a lamp, and place it under the measure; but upon the lampstand, and it giveth light to all that are in the house.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

No one lights a lamp and puts it under a basket, but rather on a lampstand, and it gives light for all who are in the house.

International Standard Version

People don't light a lamp and put it under a basket but on a lamp stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.

A Conservative Version

nor do they light a lamp, and put it under the bushel, but on the lampstand, and it shines to all in the house.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house.

An Understandable Version

Neither does a person light an [olive oil] lamp and place it under a bushel-sized container, but on a stand where it can illuminate everything in the house.

Anderson New Testament

neither do men light a lamp and place it under the measure, but on the lamp-stand, and it gives light to all that are in the house.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Common New Testament

Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and when men light a lamp, they do not put it under a bushel: but on the stand, to give light to all the family.

Darby Translation

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.

Godbey New Testament

Neither do they light a candle, and place it under a bushel, but on the candlestick; and it shineth to all who are in the house.

Goodspeed New Testament

People do not light a lamp and put it under a peck-measure; they put it on its stand and it gives light to everyone in the house.

John Wesley New Testament

A city that is situated on a mountain cannot be hid. Neither do they light a candle and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick, and it giveth light to all that are in the house.

Julia Smith Translation

Neither do they burn a light, and set it under a basket, but upon a chandelier: and it shines to all in the house.

King James 2000

Neither do men light a lamp, and put it under a bushel, but on a lamp stand; and it gives light unto all that are in the house.

Lexham Expanded Bible

nor do they light a lamp and place it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it shines on all those in the house.

Modern King James verseion

Nor do men light a lamp and put it under the grain-measure, but on a lampstand. And it gives light to all who are in the house.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick, and it lighteth all them that are in the house.

Moffatt New Testament

Nor do men light a lamp to put it under a bowl; they put it on a stand and it shines for all in the house.

Montgomery New Testament

"nor do men light a lamp, and put it under the bushel, but on the lamp-stand, and it gives light to all who are in the house.

NET Bible

People do not light a lamp and put it under a basket but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house.

New Heart English 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.

Noyes New Testament

nor do men light a lamp, and put it under the bushel, but on the lampstand; and it giveth light to all that are in the house.

Sawyer New Testament

Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a modius [1.916 gallon measure], but on a candlestick, and it shines to all in the house.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Neither do men burn a lamp, and set it under a bushel, but on its stand; and it sheds light on all that are in the house.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Men do not light a lamp and put it under the corn-measure, but on the lamp-stand, where it gives light to every one in the house.

Webster

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.

Weymouth New Testament

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.

Williams New Testament

People do not light a lamp and put it under a peck-measure but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all that are in the house.

World English 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.

Worrell New Testament

Nor do they light a lamp, and put it under the measure, but on the lamp-stand; and it gives light to all who are in the house.

Worsley New Testament

Nor do men light a candle, to put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick: and then it giveth light to all in the house.

Youngs Literal Translation

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;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

do men light
καίω 
Kaio 
Usage: 7

a candle
λύχνος 
Luchnos 
Usage: 4

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

put
τίθημι 
Tithemi 
Usage: 71

it

Usage: 0

ὑπό 
Hupo 
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
Usage: 188

a bushel
μόδιος 
Modios 
Usage: 0

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

on
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

λυχνία 
Luchnia 
Usage: 4

λάμπω 
Lampo 
Usage: 4

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Matthew 5:15

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Salt And Light

14 Ye, are the light of the world: it is impossible for a city to be hid, on the top of a mountain, lying. 15 Neither light they a lamp, and place it under the measure; but upon the lampstand, and it giveth light to all that are in the house. 16 In like manner, let your light shine before men, - that they may see your good works, - and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.


Cross References

Mark 4:21

And he was saying unto them - Doth the lamp come that under the measure it should be put, or under the couch? Is it not that upon the lampstand it may be put?

Luke 8:16

And, no one having lit a lamp, covereth it up with a vessel, or, beneath a couch, putteth it; but, upon a lamp-stand, putteth it, that, they who come in, may see the light.

Luke 11:33

No one, having lighted, a lamp, into a covered place, a putteth it, nor, under the measure; but upon the lampstand, that they who enter may see, the light.

Exodus 25:37

And thou shalt make the lamps thereof seven, and one shall light up its lamps, and it shall give light, over against the face thereof.

Numbers 8:2

Speak unto Aaron, and thou shalt say unto him, - When thou lightest up the lamps, over against the front of the lampstand, shall the seven lamps give light.

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