Lamp

(1.) That part of the candle-sticks of the tabernacle and the
temple which bore the light (Ex. 25:37; 1 Kings 7:49; 2 Chr.
4:20; 13:11; Zech. 4:2). Their form is not described. Olive oil
was generally burned in them (Ex. 27:20).

(2.) A torch carried by the soliders of Gideon (Judg. 7:16,
20). (R.V., "torches.")

(3.) Domestic lamps (A.V., "candles") were in common use among
the Hebrews (Matt. 5:15; Mark 4:21, etc.).

(4.) Lamps or torches were used in connection with marriage
ceremonies (Matt. 25:1).

This word is also frequently metaphorically used to denote
life, welfare, guidance, etc. (2 Sam. 21:17; Ps. 119:105; Prov.
6:23; 13:9).