Rev., the stand. Greek. The figure is taken from lowly cottage life. His disciples came to him, 2 and he began to teach them. ‘Giveth light,’ implies that a certain effect is necessarily produced, but the lamp only shines, its light may be rejected. What then should be done with the light or influence of the Christian's life? It is said of John, (by our Saviour), he was a burning and shining light: so is every true minister of the gospel, yea, and every true Christian; not only a burning light, burning with love to God, and zeal for God, and love to and zeal for the souls of others; but also a shining light, communicating his light to others, both by instruction and a holy conversation. The candles of the seven-branched candlestick of the Temple were undoubtedly lamps supplied with oil, and so probably were the “candles” of household use. The same word, in the holy tongue, that signifieth to understand, signifieth also to instruct and to prosper, they that teach others what they know themselves (as Abraham did those of his familiarity and family) shall know more of God’s mind, yea, they shall be, as Abraham was, both of his court and council, Genesis 18:19. Compare Mark 4:21; Luke 8:16; Luke 12:35. και γαρ τα φρεατα φασιν, αντλουμενα, βελτιω γινεσθαι. But men do not do such things in temporal matters; only in spiritual things do they act thus foolishly. THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE DISCIPLES TO THE LAW AND THE PROPHETS (MATT. on a candlestick, and it giveth light to all that are in the house; as on the candlestick in the temple, a type of the church; where Christ has set the light of the Gospel, where it is held forth particularly by the ministers of the word, to illuminate the whole house and family of God; by the light of which poor sinners, the lost pieces of silver, are looked up; straggling souls are brought home; hypocrites and formalists are detected; and saints are enlightened, directed, and comforted. Matthew 5:14(KJV) Verse Thoughts. Dicuntur εποφαινεσθαι quae repente conspectaculos omnium in se convertunt. Mark 4:21; Luke 8:16; 11:33. As the noted Negro minister, Marshall Keeble, was often heard to say, "The Bible does not say to MAKE your light shine, but it says to LET it shine!" In verse 20 the Lord Jesus states that someone cannot enter the kingdom of heaven unless they are more righteous than the scribes and Pharisees. But the Lord likes not such empty vines as (with Ephraim) bear fruit to themselves, Hosea 10:1; such idle servants as thrust their hands into their bosoms, dig their talents into the earth, hide their candles under a bed or bushel; living and lording it as if their lips were their own; barrelling and hoarding up their gifts, as rich cormorants do their grain; refusing to give down their milk, as curst kine; or resolving to speak no more than what may breed applause and admiration of their worth and wisdom, as proud self-seekers. It is not to be concealed, but suffered to show itself, and to shed light on a surrounding wicked world. The Greek word μοδιος, rendered a "bushel", answers to the Hebrew סאה, "seah", which is the very word used in Munster's Hebrew Gospel; and this was a dry measure that held about a gallon and a half; and accordingly is rendered here by the Syriac סאתא. ad Eliae Levit. Neither do men light a candle … - The word rendered “candle” means any portable light, as a lamp, candle, lantern. It shineth. Matthew 15:5. All of these examples deal with the attitude of one's heart in exhibiting patience and love, and Jesus' intent in them is to raise us above the righteousness of the Pharisees to the higher righteousness of God's calling.. 15. μόδιον] A Latin word (the art. The word, which occurs four times in the Gospels and eight times elsewhere, means, in every ease, not a candlestick, but a lamp-stand. Praefat. They sent their disciples to him, with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are a truthful man and that you … Men are not so foolish as to light a candle to be covered up, so God is not so unwise as to light you for concealment. Good works, from the very beginning, were considered to be a most necessary and primary requirement on the part of all who would truly follow Christ and would through him hope to have the abundant entrance into the everlasting kingdom. p. 313. The word, which occurs four times in the Gospels and eight times elsewhere, means, in every ease, not a candlestick, but a lamp-stand. Methurgeman. most probably מְאָה, as in Mark 13:33. Wiclif translates it “lantern.”. Plut. 13 Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? The article is inserted in both cases to express the familiarity of everyone with those household utensils. But Jesus saw them with different eyes than the disciples did. It is that fact that explains the curious phrase in Matthew 15:31, "They glorified the God of Israel." a bushel = the measure. The Law is Fulfilled Matthew 5:17-18 Delivered 09/15/2002. Neither do men light a candle to put it under a bushel, &c. και γαρ τα φρεατα φασιν, αντλουμενα, βελτιω γινεσθαι, And it giveth light to all that are in the house. he scribes rivals to the Almighty in legislation. The Christian should, like a lamp, shed divine light upon all in reach. 4, p. 547. Matthew 15:20)—called by the more general name σκεῦος, Luke 8:16. καίουσιν, i.e. Demetr. A bushel - Greek, a measure containing nearly a peck. James 5:15-16. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. 5 & 6. He has ordained that we be saved through the means of preaching the gospel, but prayer is also a means of salvation.We have seen that it is His will that we pray; it fits into the design of His purpose. Revelation 1:20 identifies the lampstands as the churches. Neither do men light a candle (or 'lamp') [ luchnon (G3088)], and put it under a bushel (a dry measure), but on a candlestick - rather, 'under the bushel, but on the lamp-stand' [ hupo (Greek #5259) ton (Greek #3588) modion (Greek #3426) all' (Greek #235) epi (Greek #1909) teen (Greek #3588) luchnian (Greek #3087)]. Under the bushel (υπο τον μοδιον — hupo ton modion). Origen against Celsus quoted this place and referred to the light of Christians as a "brilliant and unfading wisdom, ... the very reflection of everlasting light,"[11] and argued from this premise that Christians should not bow down before the sun, moon, or stars, seeing they themselves are light, and from the very same source! Matthew’s Gospel includes two near-duplicate stories (see also Matthew 15:32-39) which are close parallels of two in Mark (6:32-44 and 8:1-10). 5 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. The following verses in Matthew 5 highlight this truth: “You are the light of the world. on a candlestick, and it giveth light to all that are in the house; as on the candlestick in the temple, a type of the church; where Christ has set the light of the Gospel, where it is held forth particularly by the ministers of the word, to illuminate the whole house and family of God; by the light of which poor sinners, the lost pieces of silver, are looked up; straggling souls are brought home; hypocrites and formalists are detected; and saints are enlightened, directed, and comforted. It was one-sixth of the μέδιμνος, the μέδιμνος, according to Boeckh, 2602 Paris cubic inches [nearly 12 gallons English]. He said: But was it ever put out? in the world, what shall I say more, saith St. Augustine than that all are blind, who shut their eyes against the candle which is set on the candlestick? A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. On this occasion there would be many Gentiles present, perhaps more Gentiles than Jews. Ministers are not, through slothfulness, to neglect the gift that is in them; nor, through fear, to hide their talents, or keep back any part of the Gospel, or cover anything out of sight, which may be profitable to souls: "but" men, when they light a candle, put it. The word is not the same, however, as that used for the “lamps” of the Wise and Foolish Virgins (Matthew 25:1), and was applied apparently to the cheaper vessels of the poor rather than to those of the wealthy. Thus, Jesus concluded his analysis of the disciples' relationship to the world, making them to be both salt and light. But ye say, whosoever shall say to his father or mother, &c.] That is, it was a tradition of their's, that if a man should say to his father and mother, when poor and in distress, and made application to him for sustenance, it is a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me, and Rev., rightly, “the bushel;” since the definite article is designed to indicate a familiar object - the grain-measure which is found in every house. Jo.). Matthew 6:5, ESV: "“And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. This verse is unparalleled elsewhere in the New Testament, but a version of it is found in the apocryphal Gospel of Thomas. Others’ pretended candles were never of God’s lighting. a candlestick = the lampstand. Under this the light could be hid. God sets up his ministers, as candles on the candlestick of his Church, to waste themselves, wax and wick, for the lighting of men into life eternal. The image was drawn from objects familiar to all the hearers, and the presence of the article in the Greek, “under the bushel,” “on the candlestick or lamp-stand,” implies the familiarity. 15.Light a candle — Or lamp. Jesus proceeded here to show them that the very reason why they were enlightened was that others might also see the light, and be benefited by it. There was a projecting stone in the wall on which the lamp was set. ad Eliae Levit. Matthew 5:15 nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. 14“You are the light of the world. “The figure is taken from lowly cottage life. 81. men in general: shewing, in the spiritual reference of the parable, that these lights of the world are ‘lighted’ by Him for whose use they are. (r) Vid. but on a candlestick — rather, “under the bushel, but on the lampstand.” The article is inserted in both cases to express the familiarity of everyone with those household utensils. What Hebrew measure did Jesus mention? Joh. Isaac. The figure is … Matthew 4:19; Maetzner, ad Lycurgum, p. 253. The Christian should, like a lamp, shed divine light upon all in reach. It should be placed upon "THE STAND." Matthew 15:5 "But ye say, Whosoever shall say to [his] father or [his] mother, [It is] a gift, by … (3) He prohibited hiding it under the bed of licentiousness, laziness, or idleness (Luke 8:16). (St. Augustine, cont. It is possible for a strong light to be rendered useless, which would be done if a man lighted a lamp and then put some vessel over it. It denotes anything, here, that might conceal the light. You are lighted that you may illuminate. is by many supposed to express that the μόδιος is a vessel usually found in the house: but it is rather to be regarded as the sign of the generic singular, as in κοινοῖ τὸν ἄνθρωπον, ch. Ver. Even so, let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven. Epist. You ought also to consider the end why I have communicated of my light unto you; it is in part the same with that of men: when they light up a candle in a room, which is to show light to all those that are in the room, they do not use to light it up to hide it under a vessel, or a bushel; so I have not communicated my truths or my grace unto you merely for your own use, but for others use. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel -, THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE DISCIPLES TO THE LAW AND THE PROPHETS, on a candlestick, and it giveth light to all that are in the house. And it giveth light to all that are in the house] He that alloweth his servants a great candle, or two or three lesser lights, looks for more work. Interpretation of the Key Parts of Matthew 5:14 #1 “You are the light of the world.” Jesus’ plan all along was to ascend into heaven for an age that would extend at least two millennia. In Luke 8:16, we find ὑποκάτω, underneath. Light a candle and put it under a bushel. Matthew 15:5 shows how that great law is compromised.— ὑμεῖς δὲ λέγ. Decapolis literally means ten cities, and the Decapolis was a loose federation of ten free Greek cities. This, to be sure, forbids ostentation and boasting. (Tract ii. But before we can get into what is often called “The Lord’s Prayer” we must look at what Jesus taught His disciples about the proper purpose and practice of prayer. Matthew 5:15. ὑπὸ τὸν μόδιον] Fulgentius, Matthew 3:6 : “lucernamque modio contegit.” The article denotes the grain measure that is at hand in the house. Under this the light could be hid. it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. Matthew 6:5-6 reads, “When you pray, you are not to be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synogogues and on the street corners so that they may be seen of men. Matthew 5:16 “In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” Explanation and Commentary on Matthew 5:16. οἱ καίοντες, those who light must be understood, cf. behind. p. 214 ff. His disciples were in this way to continue the Baptist’s work. And, pray tell, what can this be? Luke (9:10-17) and John (6:1-13) also include the “feeding of the five thousand” or a parallel. The grace of God (that is, the doctrine of grace) that bringeth salvation hath appeared, or shone forth, as a candle on a candlestick; or as a beacon on a hill, teaching us to deny ungodliness, &c. ( επεφανη), Titus 2:11-12. Men light candles; God has lighted you for his candles to the world. Matthew 10:5-15. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. Neither do men light a candle to put it under a bushel, &c.] Nor doth God set up a minister, and so light a link or torch, as the word λυχνος here signifieth, among a people, but for the disusing of the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ, 2 Corinthians 4:6. Matthew 5:15 Context. Men are not so foolish as to light a candle to be covered up, so God is not so unwise as to light you for concealment. a measure really containing about a peck. But on the candlestick, or ‘lampstand;’ its proper place, an elevated holder or stand, so that its light might be diffused as widely as possible. II. The seed is “the word of the kingdom.”. But that would be the exception, not the rule—done occasionally for special reasons, perhaps during the hours of sleep. Much such a proverbial saying is used by the JewsF18Vid. Arch., p. 124). 15 Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. 5:17-48). The bushel. The hard ground represents someone who is hardened by sin; he hears but does not understand the Word, and Satan plucks the message away, keeping the heart dull and preventing the Word from making an impression. They are part of the Sermon on the Mount, and is one of a series of metaphors often seen as adding to the Beatitudes. Schanz says the lamp burned all night, and that when they wanted darkness they put it on the floor and covered it with the “bushel”. Neque accendunt lucernam et possunt cam sub modio sed super candelabrum. (Chrysost. But on the candlestick, or ‘lampstand;’ its proper place, an elevated holder or stand, so that its light might be diffused as widely as possible. The bushel was an earthenware grain measure. Candelabrum, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. 15. Fulg.) The καί is the consecutivum: and, and thus, that is, placed upon the candlestick; comp. And John Baptist (that burning and shining light) was to give the knowledge of salvation, not by way of infusion, for so God only, but by way of instruction, Luke 1:77. 33. : "do not leave a vessel of balsam in a dunghill, but move it from its place, that its smell may spread, and men may receive profit from it.'. See under Matthew 19:17. Which may be read impersonally, "a candle is not lighted": and by it may be meant the Gospel, and gifts qualifying men to preach it; which, like a candle, was lighted in the evening of the Jewish dispensation, though not confined to the land of Judea; but has shone throughout the world, being as a candle to be removed, and has been removed from place to place: wherever it is set, it gives light, more or less, and dispels darkness; it is useful both to work by and walk with; it does not always burn alike clearly, it needs looking after; it has its thieves, as candles sometimes have; and will give the greatest light towards the close of the world, as they usually do, when ready to go out. Let them therefore see to it, that they work hard while the light lasteth, lest their candlestick be removed, lest the night surprise them on the sudden, when none can work, Revelation 2:5; John 9:4-5; lest they pay dear for those precious graces of his Spirit, in his faithful ministers, spent, or rather spilt upon them; lest God cause the sun to go down at noon, and darken the earth in the clear day, Amos 8:9. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Just so would it be absurd to conceal truth. As members of Christ’s Body, we are called to be salt and light in a darkened world that is sick and putrefying, and in need of Christ’s healing, wholeness, light, and life. The feeding of the four thousand took place in Decapolis. 15 Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. House — The world, or circle of your acquaintance. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Matthew 5:15 and Matthew 5:16 are the fifteenth and sixteenth verses of the fifth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament. Neither do men light a candle — Men light candles; God has lighted you for his candles to the world. [11] Origen, from The Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. Nay, the very design of God in giving you this light was, that it might shine. A bushel — In Greek the bushel, with the definite article, to indicate that he refers to a measure ordinarily in use. Now when a candle is lighted by men, they do not, put it under a bushel, or anything which may hide and cover it, and so hinder its light and usefulness. From some ancient writers we learn, that only those who had bad designs hid a candle under a bushel; that, in the dead of the night, when all were asleep, they might rise up, and have light at hand to help them to effect their horrid purposes of murder, etc. 12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you. It is given that we may benefit others. This verse has a fairly sudden shift of metaphor from "salt of the earth" to "city on a hill". light of the world, city on a mountain, and candle upon a candlestick, signify the Catholic Church, so built upon Christ, the mountain, that it must be visible, and cannot be hidden or unknown. A parabolic word pointing out that such a policy in the natural sphere is unheard of and absurd.— καίουσι, to kindle, accendere, ordinarily neuter = urere; not as Beza thought, a Hebraism; examples occur in late Greek authors (vide Kypke, Obser. Ministers are not, through slothfulness, to neglect the gift that is in them; nor, through fear, to hide their talents, or keep back any part of the Gospel, or cover anything out of sight, which may be profitable to souls: "but" men, when they light a candle, put it. Matt 5:15 // Mark 4:24 // Luke 11:33. Matthew 5:1-15 New International Version (NIV) Introduction to the Sermon on the Mount. It should also be remembered that the self-same word had been applied a short time before by our Lord to the Baptist (John 5:35). Ver. Matthew 7:16.— ὑπὸ, under) i.e. It was the modius, a measure really containing about a peck. It adds to the interest of the illustration to remember that as they were commonly of wood, such articles as these must often have been turned out from the carpenter’s shop at Nazareth for the use of its neighbours. The priest’s lips must not only preserve knowledge, but also present it to the people, who shall seek it at his mouth. modion = a dry measure: i.e. [⇑ See verse text ⇑] Nights could be very dark during the time of Jesus. Matthew 5:15. καίουσι, do they light) Impersonal. Matthew 5:3 "Blessed [are] the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." On μόδιος, comp. Not so, according to Benzinger (Heb. And it giveth light, [ lampei (G2989), shineth] unto all that are in the house. The image was drawn from objects familiar to all the hearers, and the presence of the article in the Greek, “under the bushel,” “on the candlestick or lamp-stand,” implies the familiarity. PRINCIPLES OF MINISTRY. Matthew 20:23; Becker, Charikl. Each cottage had one such article of furniture. Sac.). 16In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.” (Matthew 5:14-16) In fact, to modern eyes living in a time of electricity, the inky nighttime darkness of the ancient world would likely be shocking. It was the. 15Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. Matthew 5:15. It might now and then be placed under the modius, an earthenware grain measure, or under the bed (Mark 4:21), high to keep clear of serpents, therefore without danger of setting it on fire (Koetsveld, De Gelijkenissen, p. 305). nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. It is not a text that was intended to be confrontational, because neither its tone or message are confrontational. See Wetstein, Kypke, Wolf, etc. The “bushel” was a Latin measure, nearly the same as the English peck. and it giveth light—shineth "unto all that are in the house. The manifestation of the spirit was given to profit also; and the Philippians were all partakers, or compartners of St Paul’s grace; which he elsewhere calleth the gift bestowed on us, for many, that we may serve one another in love; yea, make ourselves servants to all, that we may edify some, 1 Corinthians 12:7; ( συγκοινωνοι), Philippians 1:7, 2 Corinthians 1:11; Galatians 5:13; 1 Corinthians 9:19. The ordinary household measure, holding about a peck. A preacher by the name of Wilbur Reese once preached a message in which he presented a listener's guide to sermons. Greek. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full. Also a part of the furniture of every house, and commonly but one in the house: hence the article. The design of the expression is, that Christ has lighted the candle of the everlasting Gospel, and given gifts to men for the ministration of it, not to be concealed and neglected, or to be used as the servant did his lord's money, wrap it up in a napkin, and hide it in the earth. Matthew 5:38-42. The previous verse compared the disciples to a City upon a Hill that can't be hidden. Much such a proverbial saying is used by the Jews (r): "do not leave a vessel of balsam in a dunghill, but move it from its place, that its smell may spread, and men may receive profit from it.''. The house consisted of a single room, so that the tiny light sufficed for all. The “bushel” was a Latin measure, nearly the same as the English peck. but on a candlestick—rather, "under the bushel, but on the lampstand." Matthew 5:15. It means that when you give to the needy, do it secretly. This morning’s Gospel reading is Matthew 22:15–21: The Pharisees went off and plotted how they might entrap Jesus in speech. To put it under a bowl. To the Gentile crowds this was a demonstration of the power … Weiss, on the other hand, thinks it would be put under a cover only when they wished to put it out (Matt.-Evan., p. 144). Tholuck also thinks people might cover the light when they wished to keep it burning, when they had occasion to leave the room for a time. Isaac. There was a projecting stone in the wall on which the lamp was set. See above. In this subdivision of the Sermon on the Mount, Christ spelled out his own authority as being superior in every way to the edicts of the Decalogue, noting at the same time that he was not destroying but fulfilling them. You are lighted that you may illuminate. and it giveth light — shineth “unto all that are in the house.”. The article is inserted in both cases to express the familiarity of everyone with those household utensils. : the emphatic antithesis of ὑμεῖς to θεὸς a pointed rebuke of their presumption. 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