Luke 8 :16

Luke 8 :16 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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 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

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 who 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' Commentary on Luke 8 :16

See the notes at Mark 4:21-25.

Wesley's Commentary 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.
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