Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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


“The aroma of your oils is fragrant and pleasing;
Your name is perfume poured out;
Therefore 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.

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 over and over again! Your love is better than wine. 3 The fragrance of your perfumed oil is wonderful. Your name is perfume poured out. Therefore the young women love you. 4 Take me with you! Let's run away! Let the king bring me into his private chambers. The daughters of Jerusalem will rejoice and be happy for you. We will value your love more than wine. They love you appropriately.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 7:1

A good name exceeds the value of fine perfume, and the day of someone's death exceeds the value of the day of his birth.

Psalm 45:14

In embroidered garments she is presented to the king. Her virgin companions who follow her train will be presented 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 perfume than all kinds of spices.

John 12:3

Mary took a litron of very expensive perfume made of pure nard and anointed Jesus' feet. She wiped his feet with her hair, and the house became filled with the fragrance of the perfume.

Exodus 30:23-28

"You are to take for yourself the finest spices: 500 shekelsby weight of liquid myrrh, half as much fragrant cinnamon (250 shekels), 250 shekels of fragrant reeds,

Exodus 33:12

Moses told the LORD, "Look, you have told me, "Bring up this people,' but you haven't let me know whom you will send with me. Yet you have said, "I know you by name,' and also, "You have found favor in my sight.'

Exodus 33:19

God said, "I'll cause all my goodness to pass before you, and I'll proclaim the name "the LORD' before you. I'll be gracious to whom I'll be gracious, and I'll show compassion on whom I'll show compassion.

Exodus 34:5-7

The LORD came down in a cloud and stood there with him and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

Psalm 45:7-8

You love justice and hate wickedness. That is why God, even your God, has anointed you rather than your companions with the oil of gladness.

Psalm 89:15-16

How happy are the people who can worship joyfully! LORD, they walk in the light of your presence.

Psalm 133:2

It is like precious oil on the head, descending to the beard even to Aaron's beard and flowing down to the edge of his robes.

Proverbs 27:9

Ointments and perfume encourage the heart; in a similar way, a friend's advice is sweet to the soul.

Song of Songs 3:6

What is this coming up from the desert like columns of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and incense from all the fragrant powders of the merchant?

Song of Songs 5:5

I got up to open the door, and my hands dripped with myrrh, my fingers with liquid myrrh, on the handle of the lock.

Song of Songs 5:13

His cheeks are like beds of spices, like towers of perfume. His lips are lilies, dripping with liquid myrrh.

Song of Songs 6:8

There are sixty queens and eighty mistresses, and too many young women to count,

Isaiah 9:6-7

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government will be upon his shoulder, and his name is called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 61:3

to provide for those who grieve in Zion to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, a mantle of praise instead of a spirit of despair." "Then people will call them "Oaks of Righteousness", "The Planting of the LORD", in order to display his splendor.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

"The time is coming," declares the LORD, "when I'll raise up a righteous branch for David. He will be a king who rules wisely, and he will administer justice and righteousness in the land.

Matthew 1:21-23

She will give birth to a son, and you are to name him Jesus, because he is the one who will save his people from their sins."

Matthew 25:1

"At that time, the kingdom from heaven will be comparable to ten bridesmaids who took their oil lamps and went out to meet the groom.

2 Corinthians 2:14-16

But thanks be to God! He always leads us triumphantly by the Messiah and through us spreads everywhere the fragrance of knowing him.

2 Corinthians 11:2

I am jealous of you with God's own jealousy, because I promised you in marriage to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to the Messiah.

Philippians 2:9-10

Now lifted up by God to heaven, a name above all others given, this matchless name possessing.

Philippians 4:18

I have been paid in full and have more than enough. I am fully supplied, now that I have received from Epaphroditus what you sent a fragrant aroma, a sacrifice acceptable and pleasing to God.

Revelation 14:4

They have not defiled themselves with women, for they are virgins, and they follow the lamb wherever he goes. They have been redeemed from among humanity as the first fruits for God and the lamb.

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