Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 do men light a lamp and put it under a peck measure, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Neither do men light a lamp and put it under a bushel, but on the lampstand, and it gives light unto 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.

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.

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 “You are the light of the world. A city situated on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 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. 16 In the same way, let your light shine before men, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.


Cross References

Mark 4:21

He also said to them, “Is a lamp brought in to be put under a basket or under a bed? Isn’t it to be put on a lampstand?

Luke 8:16

“No one, after lighting a lamp, covers it with a basket or puts it under a bed, but puts it on a lampstand so that those who come in may see its light.

Luke 11:33

“No one lights a lamp and puts it in the cellar or under a basket, but on a lampstand, so that those who come in may see its light.

Exodus 25:37

“Make seven lamps on it. Its lamps are to be set up so they illuminate the area in front of it.

Numbers 8:2

“Speak to Aaron and tell him: When you set up the lamps, the seven lamps are to give light in front of the lampstand.”

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