5373 lamp and lampstand
A device to give light, especially in buildings, and the stand on which it was placed. They were both used as symbols of the gospel or of churches which resulted from the preaching of the gospel.
Lamps in the tabernacle and temple
Tending the lamps
Lamps used metaphorically
2Sa 21:17 The lamp of Israel represents the king; Ps 119:105; Mt 5:15-16 See also Mk 4:21; Lk 8:16; Lk 11:33
Jn 5:35; Rev 1:12-13 The lampstands represent the seven churches. See also 2Sa 22:29; Job 18:5-6; Job 29:2-3; Ps 18:28; Pr 13:9; Zep 1:12; Zec 4:2; Mt 6:22 pp Lk 11:34-36; Mt 25:1-13 the parable of the ten virgins; Lk 12:35; Rev 11:4; Rev 22:5
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