And he said to them, Is a candle brought to be put under a bushel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a candlestick?
Treasury of Scripture
Isaiah 60:1-3 Arise, shine; for your light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen on you...
Matthew 5:15 Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it gives light to all that are in the house.
Luke 8:16 No man, when he has lighted a candle, covers it with a vessel, or puts it under a bed; but sets it on a candlestick...
Luke 11:33 No man, when he has lighted a candle, puts it in a secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a candlestick...
1 Corinthians 12:7 But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit with.
Ephesians 5:3-15 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becomes saints...
Philippians 2:15,16 That you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the middle of a crooked and perverse nation...
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Mark 5:15 And they come to Jesus, and see him that was possessed with the devil, and had the legion, sitting, and clothed, and in his right mind...
ContextA Lamp on its Stand
21And he said to them, Is a candle brought to be put under a bushel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a candlestick? 22For there is nothing hid, which shall not be manifested; neither was any thing kept secret, but that it should come abroad. 23If any man have ears to hear, let him hear. 24And he said to them, Take heed what you hear: with what measure you mete, it shall be measured to you: and to you that hear shall more be given. 25For he that has, to him shall be given: and he that has not, from him shall be taken even that which he has.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
And he said unto them, Is the lamp brought to be put under the bushel, or under the bed, and not to be put on the stand?
And he said to them: Doth a candle come in to be put under a bushel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a candlestick?
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to them, Does the lamp come that it should be put under the bushel or under the couch? Is it not that it should be set upon the lamp-stand?
King James Bible
And he said unto them, Is a candle brought to be put under a bushel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a candlestick?
Young's Literal Translation
And he said to them, 'Doth the lamp come that under the measure it may be put, or under the couch -- not that it may be put on the lamp-stand?