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  • n. A menorah or other holder or stand for a lamp.


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  • “No, he puts it on a lampstand so that people may see the light when they come in.”

    Etched in Bone

  • Remember from where you have fallen, and repent and do the deeds you did at first; or else I am coming to you and will remove your lampstand out of its place—unless you repent.

    Recovering From Religious Abuse

  • Other favorite pieces: the painting (texture is wonderful, as well as colors); the gumball lampstand; the kitchen table.

    Baboll Chair. Contemporary, Eccentric or Both?

  • "No one after lighting a lamp hides it under a jar, or puts it under a bed, but puts it on a lampstand, so that those who enter may see the light."

    Prayer, Tebow and Lights Under Cover

  • Surrounding it was the Holy of Holies, and beyond that was the holy place with the altar, table, and lampstand, and beyond that was the outer court, and beyond that was a fence.

    Rabbi Justus N. Baird: Hey, That's Sacred Ground: Let's Talk About Where to Build that Mosque

  • He rapped his knuckles on the wooden lampstand next to the chair.


  • Nor do they light a lamp and then put it under a bushel basket; it is set on a lampstand, where it gives light to all in the house.

    The Obama Diaries

  • Columns now are quite available, even in discount stores and can be used for any number of things: as a lampstand, a place to put a few books, an end table, or just a place to display something you value.

    Adding Interest to a Plain House

  • Every night for 40 years (over 12,500 nights in a row) the main lamp of the Temple lampstand (menorah) went out of its own accord no matter what attempts and precautions the priests took to safeguard against this event!

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives a light to all who are in the house.

    Father John Bakas: A Light To The World


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