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Mark 4:21


He also said to them, “A lamp 1  isn’t brought to be put under a basket 2  or under a bed, is it? Isn’t it to be placed on a lampstand?


Isa 60:1-3; Mt 5:15; Lu 8:16; Lu 11:33; 1Co 12:7; Eph 5:3-15; Php 2:15,16

NET © Notes

sn The lamp is probably an ancient oil burning lamp or perhaps a candlestick. Jesus is comparing revelation to light, particularly the revelation of his ministry.

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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