Luke 11:33
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English Standard Version
“No one after lighting a lamp puts it in a cellar or under a basket, but on a stand, so that those who enter may see the light.

King James Bible
No man, when he hath lighted a candle, putteth it in a secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a candlestick, that they which come in may see the light.

American Standard Version
No man, when he hath lighted a lamp, putteth it in a cellar, neither under the bushel, but on the stand, that they which enter in may see the light.

Douay-Rheims Bible
No man lighteth a candle, and putteth it in a hidden place, nore under a bushel; but upon a candlestick, that they that come in, may see the light.

English Revised Version
No man, when he hath lighted a lamp, putteth it in a cellar, neither under the bushel, but on the stand, that they which enter in may see the light.

Webster's Bible Translation
No man when he hath lighted a candle, putteth it in a secret place, neither under a close vessel, but on a candlestick, that they who come in may see the light.

Weymouth New Testament
"When any one lights a lamp, he never puts it in the cellar or under the bushel, but on the lampstand, that people who come in may see the light.

Luke 11:33 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Candle

Properly, lamp.

Secret place (κρυπτὴν)

Rather, a cellar or crypt, which latter is the Greek word transcribed.

The bushel

See on Matthew 5:15.

Candlestick

Properly stand. See on Matthew 5:15.

Which enter in (εἰσπορευόμενοι)

Better with the continuous force of the present participle, axe entering m from time to time.

Light (φέγγος)

The word occurs in only two other places: Matthew 24:29; Mark 13:24, on which see notes.

Luke 11:33 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

when.

Luke 8:16,17 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...

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.

Mark 4:21,22 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...

a bushel. See

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.

may see.

Matthew 5:16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

Matthew 10:27 What I tell you in darkness, that speak you in light: and what you hear in the ear, that preach you on the housetops.

John 11:9 Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If any man walk in the day, he stumbles not...

John 12:46 I am come a light into the world, that whoever believes on me should not abide in darkness.

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...

Cross References
Matthew 5:15
Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house.

Mark 4:21
And he said to them, "Is a lamp brought in to be put under a basket, or under a bed, and not on a stand?

Luke 8:16
"No one after lighting a lamp covers it with a jar or puts it under a bed, but puts it on a stand, so that those who enter may see the light.

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