Song of Solomon 3:1



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"On my bed night after night I sought him Whom my soul loves; I sought him but did not find him.

King James Version

By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.

International Standard Version

Night after night on my bed, I sought the one I love; I sought him, but didn't find him.

A Conservative Version

By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul loves. I sought him, but I did not find him.

American Standard Version

By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.

Amplified

In the night I dreamed that I sought the one whom I love. [She said] I looked for him but could not find him.

Bible in Basic English

By night on my bed I was looking for him who is the love of my soul: I was looking for him, but I did not see him.

Darby Translation

On my bed, in the nights, I sought him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.

Holman Bible

In my bed at night I sought the one I love; I sought him, but did not find him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul loves; I sought him, but I did not find him.

Julia Smith Translation

Upon my bed in the night I sought him whom my soul loved: I sought him, and I found him not

King James 2000

By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul loves: I sought him, but I found him not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

On my bed in the night, I sought him whom my {heart} loves. I sought him, but I did not find him.

Modern King James verseion

By night on my bed I sought Him whom my soul loved; I sought Him, but I did not find Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

By night in my bed I sought him, whom my soul loveth: yea, diligently sought I him, but I found him not.

NET Bible

The Beloved about Her Lover: All night long on my bed I longed for my lover. I longed for him but he never appeared.

New Heart English Bible

By night on my bed, I sought him whom my soul loves. I sought him, but I did not find him.

New simplified Bible

(The Shulamite) By night on my bed I sought the one I love. I sought him, but I did not find him.

The Emphasized Bible

SHEUpon my couch, in the night-time, sought I the beloved of my soul, - I sought him, but found him not.

Webster

By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.

World English Bible

By night on my bed, I sought him whom my soul loves. I sought him, but I didn't find him.

Youngs Literal Translation

On my couch by night, I sought him whom my soul hath loved; I sought him, and I found him not!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
By night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

on my bed
משׁכּב 
Mishkab 
Usage: 46

בּקשׁ 
Baqash 
בּקשׁ 
Baqash 
Usage: 225
Usage: 225

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

him, but I found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

Context Readings

Maiden's Dream (?): Seeking And Finding

1 "On my bed night after night I sought him Whom my soul loves; I sought him but did not find him. 2 'I must arise now and go about the city; In the streets and in the squares I must seek him whom my soul loves.' I sought him but did not find him.


Cross References

Song of Songs 5:6

"I opened to my beloved, But my beloved had turned away and had gone! My heart went out to him as he spoke I searched for him but I did not find him; I called him but he did not answer me.

Song of Songs 1:7

"Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, Where do you pasture your flock, Where do you make it lie down at noon? For why should I be like one who veils herself Beside the flocks of your companions?"

Isaiah 26:9

At night my soul longs for You, Indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently; For when the earth experiences Your judgments The inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Job 23:8-9

"Behold, I go forward but He is not there, And backward, but I cannot perceive Him;

Psalm 4:4

Tremble, and do not sin; Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

Psalm 6:6

I am weary with my sighing; Every night I make my bed swim, I dissolve my couch with my tears.

Psalm 22:2

O my God, I cry by day, but You do not answer; And by night, but I have no rest.

Psalm 63:6-8

When I remember You on my bed, I meditate on You in the night watches,

Psalm 77:2-4

In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord; In the night my hand was stretched out without weariness; My soul refused to be comforted.

Psalm 130:1-2

Out of the depths I have cried to You, O LORD.

Song of Songs 5:8

"I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, If you find my beloved, As to what you will tell him: For I am lovesick."

Isaiah 55:6

Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.

Luke 13:24

"Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.

John 21:17

He said to him the third time, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me?" Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, "Do you love Me?" And he said to Him, "Lord, You know all things; You know that I love You " Jesus said to him, "Tend My sheep.

1 Peter 1:8

and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory,

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