Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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 Oh! if he would kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! for thy love is better than wine. 3 Because of the savour of thy good ointments (ointment poured forth is thy name), therefore have the virgins loved thee. 4 Draw me after thee, we will run. The king has brought me into his chambers; we will be glad and rejoice in thee; we will remember thy love more than the wine; the upright love thee.


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 needlework; the virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought 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 smell of thine ointments than all spices!

John 12:3

Then Mary took a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and 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

Thou must take unto thee of the principal spices: of excellent myrrh five hundred shekels and of aromatic cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of aromatic calamus two hundred and fifty shekels,

Exodus 33:12

And Moses said unto the LORD, See, thou sayest unto me, Bring this people out, and thou hast not let me know whom thou wilt send with me. Yet thou saith, I know thee by name, and thou hast also found grace in my sight.

Exodus 33:19

And he replied, I will make all my goodness pass before thee, and I will proclaim the name that I AM before thee; and I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy and will show clemency on whom I will show clemency.

Exodus 34:5-7

And the LORD descended in a cloud and was with him there proclaiming the name of I AM.

Psalm 45:7-8

Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wickedness; therefore God, thy God, has anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.

Psalm 89:15-16

Happy are the people that know how to enter into joy; they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance.

Psalm 133:2

It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that runs down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard, that goes down to the skirts of his garments;

Proverbs 27:9

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart, so does the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.

Song of Songs 3:6

Who is she that rises out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense and with all the aromatic powders?

Song of Songs 5:5

I rose up to open to my beloved, and my hands dripped with myrrh, and my fingers with sweet smelling myrrh, upon the handles of the lock.

Song of Songs 5:13

His cheeks are as a bed of aromatic spices, as fragrant flowers; his lips like lilies, dripping sweet smelling myrrh that transcends.

Song of Songs 6:8

There are sixty queens, and eighty 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 is placed upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called The Wonderful One, The Counsellor, The God, The Mighty One, The Eternal Father, The Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 61:3

to order in Zion those that mourn, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper and shall execute judgment and righteousness in the earth.

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 likened unto ten virgins who, taking their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom.

2 Corinthians 2:14-16

Now thanks be unto God, who always causes us to triumph in the Christ and makes manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place.

2 Corinthians 11:2

For I am jealous over you with the jealousy of God, for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to the Christ.

Philippians 2:9-10

Therefore, God also has highly exalted him and given him a name which is above every name,

Philippians 4:18

But I have all and abound; I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, wellpleasing to God.

Revelation 14:4

These are those who are not defiled with women, for they are virgins. These are those who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These are redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb.

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