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Re: Don't hide your light under a bushel

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on June 26, 2007

In Reply to: Don't hide your light under a bushel posted by Angela on June 26, 2007

: Do you know the origin of the phrase' "don't hide your light under a bushel"?


That's from the Christian Bible, Matthew 5:15. This is how it's rendered in the King James Version:

"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."