Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Your oils have a pleasing fragrance, Your name is like purified oil; Therefore the maidens love you.

King James Version

Because of the savour of thy good ointments thy name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love thee.

Holman Bible

The fragrance of your perfume is intoxicating; your name is perfume poured out. No wonder young women adore you.

International Standard Version

The fragrance of your perfumed oil is wonderful. Your name is perfume poured out. Therefore the young women love you.

A Conservative Version

Thine oils have a good fragrance. Thy name is oil poured forth. Therefore the virgins love thee.

American Standard Version

Thine oils have a goodly fragrance; Thy name is as oil poured forth; Therefore do the virgins love thee.

Amplified

[And she continues] The odor of your ointments is fragrant; your name is like perfume poured out. Therefore do the maidens love you.

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

Thine ointments savour sweetly; Thy name is an ointment poured forth: Therefore do the virgins love thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Because of the savour of thy good ointments (ointment poured forth is thy name), therefore have the virgins loved thee.

Julia Smith Translation

To the odor of the good ointments thy name shall be poured forth an ointment; for this, the maidens loved thee.

King James 2000

Because of the fragrance of your good ointments your name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

As fragrance, {your perfumes} [are] {delightful}; your name is poured out {perfume}; therefore young women love you.

Modern King James verseion

For Your ointments have a lovely fragrance; Your name is as oil poured out; therefore the virgins love You.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and that because of the good and pleasant savour. Thy name is sweet smelling ointment when it is shed forth; therefore do the maidens love thee.

NET Bible

The fragrance of your colognes is delightful; your name is like the finest perfume. No wonder the young women adore you!

New Heart English Bible

Your oils have a pleasing fragrance. Your name is oil poured forth, therefore the virgins love you.

The Emphasized Bible

Like the fragrance of thy precious oils, Oil poured out, is thy name, For this cause, virgins love thee.

Webster

Because of the savor of thy good ointments thy name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love thee.

World English Bible

Your oils have a pleasing fragrance. Your name is oil poured forth, therefore the virgins love you.

Youngs Literal Translation

For fragrance are thy perfumes good. Perfume emptied out -- thy name, Therefore have virgins loved thee!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Because of the savour
ריח 
Reyach 
Usage: 58

שׁמן 
Shemen 
Usage: 193

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

is as ointment
שׁמן 
Shemen 
Usage: 193

רוּק 
Ruwq 
Usage: 19

עלמה 
`almah 
Usage: 7

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

References

Context Readings

Maiden's Soliloquy

2 "May he kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For your love is better than wine. 3 "Your oils have a pleasing fragrance, Your name is like purified oil; Therefore the maidens love you. 4 "Draw me after you and let us run together! The king has brought me into his chambers" "We will rejoice in you and be glad; We will extol your love more than wine. Rightly do they love you."


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 7:1

A good name is better than a good ointment, And the day of one's death is better than the day of one's birth.

Psalm 45:14

She will be led to the King in embroidered work; The virgins, her companions who follow her, Will be brought to You.

Song of Songs 4:10

"How beautiful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much better is your love than wine, And the fragrance of your oils Than all kinds of spices!

John 12:3

Mary then took a pound of very costly perfume of pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped His feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.

Exodus 30:23-28

"Take also for yourself the finest of spices: of flowing myrrh five hundred shekels, and of fragrant cinnamon half as much, two hundred and fifty, and of fragrant cane two hundred and fifty,

Exodus 33:12

Then Moses said to the LORD, "See, You say to me, 'Bring up this people!' But You Yourself have not let me know whom You will send with me Moreover, You have said, 'I have known you by name, and you have also found favor in My sight.'

Exodus 33:19

And He said, "I Myself will make all My goodness pass before you, and will proclaim the name of the LORD before you; and I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show compassion on whom I will show compassion."

Exodus 34:5-7

The LORD descended in the cloud and stood there with him as he called upon the name of the LORD.

Psalm 45:7-8

You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You With the oil of joy above Your fellows.

Psalm 89:15-16

How blessed are the people who know the joyful sound! O LORD, they walk in the light of Your countenance.

Psalm 133:2

It is like the precious oil upon the head, Coming down upon the beard, Even Aaron's beard, Coming down upon the edge of his robes.

Proverbs 27:9

Oil and perfume make the heart glad, So a man's counsel is sweet to his friend.

Song of Songs 3:6

"What is this coming up from the wilderness Like columns of smoke, Perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, With all scented powders of the merchant?

Song of Songs 5:5

"I arose to open to my beloved; And my hands dripped with myrrh, And my fingers with liquid myrrh, On the handles of the bolt.

Song of Songs 5:13

"His cheeks are like a bed of balsam, Banks of sweet-scented herbs; His lips are lilies Dripping with liquid myrrh.

Song of Songs 6:8

"There are sixty queens and eighty concubines, And maidens without number;

Isaiah 9:6-7

For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 61:3

To grant those who mourn in Zion, Giving them a garland instead of ashes, The oil of gladness instead of mourning, The mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting So they will be called oaks of righteousness, The planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

"Behold, the days are coming," declares the LORD, "When I will raise up for David a righteous Branch; And He will reign as king and act wisely And do justice and righteousness in the land.

Matthew 1:21-23

"She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins."

Matthew 25:1

"Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

2 Corinthians 2:14-16

But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and manifests through us the sweet aroma of the knowledge of Him in every place.

2 Corinthians 11:2

For I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy; for I betrothed you to one husband, so that to Christ I might present you as a pure virgin.

Philippians 2:9-10

For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name,

Philippians 4:18

But I have received everything in full and have an abundance; I am amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you have sent, a fragrant aroma, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.

Revelation 14:4

These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for they have kept themselves chaste These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes These have been purchased from among men as first fruits to God and to the Lamb.

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