Mark 4:21
Good News Translation
Jesus continued, "Does anyone ever bring in a lamp and put it under a bowl or under the bed? Isn't it put on the lampstand?

Contemporary English Version
Jesus also said: You don't light a lamp and put it under a clay pot or under a bed. Don't you put a lamp on a lampstand?

Douay-Rheims Bible
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?

New American Bible
He said to them, “Is a lamp brought in to be placed under a bushel basket or under a bed, and not to be placed on a lampstand?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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?

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Isaiah 60:1-3 Arise, be enlightened, O Jerusalem: for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. . . .

Matthew 5:15 Neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel, but upon a candlestick, that it may shine to all that are in the house.

Luke 8:16 Now no man lighting a candle covereth it with a vessel or putteth it under a bed: but setteth it upon a candlestick, that they who come in may see the light.

Luke 11:33 No man lighteth a candle and putteth it in a hidden place, nor under a bushel: but upon a candlestick, that they that come in may see the light.

1 Corinthians 12:7 And the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man unto profit.

Ephesians 5:3-15 But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not so much as be named among you, as becometh saints: . . .

Philippians 2:15,16 That you may be blameless and sincere children of God, without reproof, in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation: among whom you shine as lights in the world. . . .

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Mark 5:15 And they came to Jesus, and they see him that was troubled with the devil, sitting, clothed, and well in his wits, and they were afraid.

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Context
The Lesson of the Lamp
20And these are they who are sown upon the good ground, who hear the word, and receive it, and yield fruit, the one thirty, another sixty, and another a hundred. 21And 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? 22For there is nothing hid, which shall not be made manifest: neither was it made secret, but that it may come abroad.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:15
Neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel, but upon a candlestick, that it may shine to all that are in the house.

Luke 8:16
Now no man lighting a candle covereth it with a vessel or putteth it under a bed: but setteth it upon a candlestick, that they who come in may see the light.

Luke 11:33
No man lighteth a candle and putteth it in a hidden place, nor under a bushel: but upon a candlestick, that they that come in may see the light.

Additional Translations
Jesus also said to them, “Does anyone bring in a lamp so he can place it under a basket or under a bed? Doesn’t he set it on a lampstand?

And He was saying to them, "The lamp is not brought in so that it might be put under the basket, or under the bed. Is it not that it might be put upon the lampstand?

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?

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, 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?

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, Is a candle brought to be put under a close vessel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a candlestick?

He went on to say, "Is the lamp brought in in order to be put under the bushel or under the bed? Is it not rather in order that it may be placed on the lampstand?

He said to them, "Is the lamp brought to be put under a basket or under a bed? Isn't it put on a stand?

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?
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