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Matthew 5:14-15

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5:14 You are the light of the world. A city located on a hill cannot be hidden. 5:15 People 1  do not light a lamp and put it under a basket 2  but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house.

1 tn Grk “Nor do they light.” The plural in Greek is indefinite, referring to people in general.

2 tn Or “a bowl”; this refers to any container for dry material of about eight liters (two gallons) capacity. It could be translated “basket, box, bowl” (L&N 6.151).



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