12 occurrences in 14 translations

'Sweet' in the Bible

Sweet is the smell of your perfumes; your name is as perfume running out; so the young girls give you their love.

As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.

O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.

Who is this coming out of the waste places like pillars of smoke, perfumed with sweet spices, with all the spices of the trader?

The Beloved to Her Lover: Awake, O north wind; come, O south wind! Blow on my garden so that its fragrant spices may send out their sweet smell. May my beloved come into his garden and eat its delightful fruit!

I have come into my garden, my sister, my [promised] bride; I have gathered my myrrh with my balsam and spice [from your sweet words I have gathered the richest perfumes and spices]. I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk. Eat, O friends [feast on, O revelers of the palace; you can never make my lover disloyal to me]! Drink, yes, drink abundantly of love, O precious one [for now I know you are mine, irrevocably mine! With his confident words still thrilling her heart, through the lattice she saw her shepherd turn away and disappear into the night].

His cheeks are as a bed of spices, as sweet flowers: his lips like lilies, dropping sweet smelling myrrh.

His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

How beautiful and how sweet you are, O love, for delight.

The mandrakes have given their fragrance, and at our gates are all manner of sweet fruits, new and old, which I have laid up for thee, O my beloved.

{I would surely bring you} to the house of my mother, {who would surely teach me}; {I would give you spiced wine to drink}, the {sweet wine} of my pomegranates.

[Joyfully the radiant bride turned to him, the one altogether lovely, the chief among ten thousand to her soul, and with unconcealed eagerness to begin her life of sweet companionship with him, she answered] Make haste, my beloved, and come quickly, like a gazelle or a young hart [and take me to our waiting home] upon the mountains of spices!

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּשׂם בּשׂם 
Besem 
Usage: 29

מישׁר 
meyshar 
Usage: 19

ממתּק 
Mamtaq 
Usage: 2

מרקח 
merqach 
Usage: 1

מתוּק מתוק 
Mathowq 
Usage: 12

מתק 
Mathaq 
Usage: 5

מתק 
metheq 
Usage: 2

מתק 
Motheq 
Usage: 1

מתק 
Mathaq 
Usage: 1

ניחח ניחוח 
Nichowach 
Usage: 43

ניחח ניחוח 
Niychowach (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

נעים 
Na`iym 
Usage: 13

נעם 
Na`em 
Usage: 8

סם 
Cam 
Usage: 16

עסיס 
`aciyc 
Usage: 5

ערב 
`areb 
Usage: 12

ערב 
`areb 
Usage: 2

ἄρωμα 
Aroma 
Usage: 4

γλυκύς 
Glukus 
Usage: 4

εὐωδία 
Euodia 
Usage: 3



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