Words of Current Interest

Related to the Lesson-Sermon for September 7, 1975, in the CHRISTIAN SCIENCE QUARTERLY Subject: Man

Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel (Matt. 5:15)

The Greek word translated "bushel" refers to a Roman unit of dry measure about the same as the modern peck (about a quarter of a bushel). The New English Bible suggests, "meal-tub."

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August 30, 1975

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