Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth; For thy love is better than wine. 3 Thine ointments savour sweetly; Thy name is an ointment poured forth: Therefore do the virgins love thee. 4 Draw me, we will run after thee! The king hath brought me into his chambers We will be glad and rejoice in thee, We will remember thy love more than wine. They love thee uprightly.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 7:1

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

Psalm 45:14

She shall be brought unto the king in raiment of embroidery; the virgins behind her, her companions, shall be brought in unto thee:

Song of Songs 4:10

How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse! How much better is thy love than wine! And the fragrance of thine ointments than all spices!

John 12:3

Mary therefore, having taken a pound of ointment of pure nard of great price, anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair, and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.

Exodus 30:23-28

And thou, take best spices of liquid myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon the half two hundred and fifty, and of sweet myrtle two hundred and fifty,

Exodus 33:12

And Moses said to Jehovah, Behold, thou sayest unto me, Bring up this people; but thou dost not let me know whom thou wilt send with me; and thou hast said, I know thee by name, and thou hast also found grace in mine eyes.

Exodus 33:19

And he said, I will make all my goodness pass before thy face, and I will proclaim the name of Jehovah before thee; and I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and I will shew mercy on whom I will shew mercy.

Exodus 34:5-7

And Jehovah came down in the cloud, and stood beside him there, and proclaimed the name of Jehovah.

Psalm 45:7-8

Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated wickedness; therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy companions.

Psalm 89:15-16

Blessed is the people that know the shout of joy: they walk, O Jehovah, in the light of thy countenance.

Psalm 133:2

Like the precious oil upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, upon Aaron's beard, that ran down to the hem of his garments;

Proverbs 27:9

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart; and the sweetness of one's friend is the fruit of hearty counsel.

Song of Songs 3:6

Who is this, she that cometh up from the wilderness Like pillars of smoke, Perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, With all powders of the merchant? ...

Song of Songs 5:5

I rose up to open to my beloved; And my hands dropped with myrrh, And my fingers with liquid myrrh, Upon the handles of the lock.

Song of Songs 5:13

His cheeks are as a bed of spices, raised beds of sweet plants; His lips lilies, dropping liquid myrrh.

Song of Songs 6:8

There are threescore queens, and fourscore concubines, And virgins without number:

Isaiah 9:6-7

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name is called Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 61:3

to appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, that beauty should be given unto them instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, the garment of praise instead of the spirit of heaviness: that they might be called terebinths of righteousness, the planting of Jehovah, that he may be glorified.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

Behold, the days come, saith Jehovah, when I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, who shall reign as king, and act wisely, and shall execute judgment and righteousness in the land.

Matthew 1:21-23

And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus, for he shall save his people from their sins.

Matthew 25:1

Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be made like to ten virgins that having taken their torches, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

2 Corinthians 2:14-16

But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in the Christ, and makes manifest the odour of his knowledge through us in every place.

2 Corinthians 11:2

For I am jealous as to you with a jealousy which is of God; for I have espoused you unto one man, to present you a chaste virgin to Christ.

Philippians 2:9-10

Wherefore also God highly exalted him, and granted him a name, that which is above every name,

Philippians 4:18

But I have all things in full supply and abound; I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things sent from you, an odour of sweet savour, an acceptable sacrifice, agreeable to God.

Revelation 14:4

These are they who have not been defiled with women, for they are virgins: these are they who follow the Lamb wheresoever it goes. These have been bought from men as first-fruits to God and to the Lamb:

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