Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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


“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.

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 your love is better than wine. 3 Because of the fragrance of your good ointments your name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love you. 4 Draw me, we will run after you: the king has brought me into his chambers: we will be glad and rejoice in you, we will remember your love more than wine: the upright love you.


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 robes of needlework: the virgins, her companions that follow her, shall be brought unto you.

Song of Songs 4:10

How fair is your love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is your love than wine! and the fragrance of your perfume than all spices!

John 12:3

Then took Mary 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 odor of the ointment.

Exodus 30:23-28

Take also unto you the finest spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet-smelling cinnamon half as much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet-smelling cane two hundred and fifty shekels,

Exodus 33:12

And Moses said unto the LORD, See, you say unto me, Bring up this people: and you have not let me know whom you will send with me. Yet you have said, I know you by name, and you have also found grace in my sight.

Exodus 33:19

And he said, I will make all my goodness pass before you, and I will proclaim the name of the LORD before you; and will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy.

Exodus 34:5-7

And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

Psalm 45:7-8

You love righteousness, and hate wickedness: therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows.

Psalm 89:15-16

Blessed are the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of your countenance.

Psalm 133:2

It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went 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 this that comes out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all the fragrant powders of the merchant?

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 like a bed of spices, like sweet flowers: his lips like lilies, dripping sweet smelling 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 shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 61:3

To provide for them that mourn in Zion, 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, says the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the earth.

Matthew 1:21-23

And she shall bring forth a son, and you shall call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.

Matthew 25:1

Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.

2 Corinthians 2:14-16

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

2 Corinthians 11:2

For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to 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, a fragrant offering, a sacrifice acceptable, well pleasing to God.

Revelation 14:4

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

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