Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

As a loving hind and a graceful doe, Let her breasts satisfy you at all times; Be exhilarated always with her love.

King James Version

Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love.

Holman Bible

A loving doe, a graceful fawn- let her breasts always satisfy you; be lost in her love forever.

International Standard Version

Like a loving deer, a beautiful doe, let her breasts satisfy you all the time. Be constantly intoxicated by her love.

A Conservative Version

a loving hind and a pleasant doe. Let her breasts satisfy thee at all times, and be thou ravished always with her love.

American Standard Version

As a loving hind and a pleasant doe, Let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; And be thou ravished always with her love.

Amplified

Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant doe [tender, gentle, attractive] -- "let her bosom satisfy you at all times, and always be transported with delight in her love.

Bible in Basic English

As a loving hind and a gentle doe, let her breasts ever give you rapture; let your passion at all times be moved by her love.

Darby Translation

As a lovely hind and a graceful roe, let her breasts satisfy thee at all times: be thou ravished continually with her love.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love, without eyes for anyone else.

Julia Smith Translation

The hind of loves and the wild goat of grace; her breasts shall satiate thee in all time; thou shalt always wander in her loves.

King James 2000

Let her be as the loving deer and graceful doe; let her breasts satisfy you at all times; and be ravished always with her love.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[She is] a deer of love and a doe of grace; may her breasts satisfy you {always}; by her love may you be intoxicated continually.

Modern King James verseion

Like the loving deer and pleasant doe, let her breasts satisfy you at all times, and be ravished always with her love.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let her be as the loving hind, and pleasant roe: let her breasts alway satisfy thee, and hold thee ever content with her love.

NET Bible

a loving doe, a graceful deer; may her breasts satisfy you at all times, may you be captivated by her love always.

New Heart English Bible

A loving doe and a graceful deer?let her breasts satisfy you at all times. Be captivated always with her love.

The Emphasized Bible

A loving hind! a graceful doe! let, her bosom, content thee at all times, and, in her love, mayst thou stray evermore.

Webster

Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love.

World English Bible

A loving doe and a graceful deer -- let her breasts satisfy you at all times. Be captivated always with her love.

Youngs Literal Translation

A hind of loves, and a roe of grace! Let her loves satisfy thee at all times, In her love magnify thyself continually.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let her be as the loving
אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 2

איּלת 
'ayeleth 
Usage: 3

חן 
Chen 
Usage: 69

יעלה 
Ya`alah 
Usage: 1

דּד 
Dad 
Usage: 4

עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

and be thou ravished
שׁגה 
Shagah 
Usage: 21

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Do Not Commit Adultery Against Wisdom

18 Let your fountain be blessed, And rejoice in the wife of your youth. 19 As a loving hind and a graceful doe, Let her breasts satisfy you at all times; Be exhilarated always with her love. 20 For why should you, my son, be exhilarated with an adulteress And embrace the bosom of a foreigner?



Cross References

Song of Songs 2:9

"My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag Behold, he is standing behind our wall, He is looking through the windows, He is peering through the lattice.

Song of Songs 4:5

"Your two breasts are like two fawns, Twins of a gazelle Which feed among the lilies.

Song of Songs 7:3

"Your two breasts are like two fawns, Twins of a gazelle.

Song of Songs 8:14

"Hurry, my beloved, And be like a gazelle or a young stag On the mountains of spices."

2 Samuel 12:4

"Now a traveler came to the rich man, And he was unwilling to take from his own flock or his own herd, To prepare for the wayfarer who had come to him; Rather he took the poor man's ewe lamb and prepared it for the man who had come to him."

Proverbs 5:15

Drink water from your own cistern And fresh water from your own well.

Song of Songs 2:17

"Until the cool of the day when the shadows flee away, Turn, my beloved, and be like a gazelle Or a young stag on the mountains of Bether."

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