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Luke 8:16

    Luke 8:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    No man, when he hath lighted a candle, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but setteth it on a candlestick, that they which enter in may see the light.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    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, that they which enter in may see the light.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And no man, when he hath lighted a lamp, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but putteth it on a stand, that they that enter in may see the light.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    No man, when the light is lighted, puts a cover over it, or puts it under a bed, but he puts it on its table, so that those who come in may see the light.

    Webster's Revision

    And no man, when he hath lighted a lamp, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but putteth it on a stand, that they that enter in may see the light.

    World English Bible

    "No one, when he has lit a lamp, covers it with a container, or puts it under a bed; but puts it on a stand, that those who enter in may see the light.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And no man, when he hath lighted a lamp, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but putteth it on a stand, that they which enter in may see the light.

    Definitions for Luke 8:16

    Candlestick - Lampstand.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 8:16

    Lighted a candle - This is a repetition of a part of our Lord's sermon on the mount. See the notes on Matthew 5:15; Matthew 10:26; and on Mark 4:21, Mark 4:22.

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 8:16

    See the notes at Mark 4:21-25.

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 8:16

    8:16 No man having lighted a candle - As if ho had said, And let your good fruit appear openly. Mt 5:15; Mr 4:21; Lu 11:33.