Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Take me to you, and we will go after you: the king has taken me into his house. We will be glad and full of joy in you, we will give more thought to your love than to wine: rightly are they your lovers.

New American Standard Bible

“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.”

King James Version

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: the upright love thee.

Holman Bible

Take me with you—let us hurry.
Oh, that the king would bring me to his chambers.


Y We will rejoice and be glad for you;
we will praise your love more than wine.


W It is only right that they adore you.

International Standard Version

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.

A Conservative Version

Draw me, we will run after thee. The king has brought me into his chambers. We will be glad and rejoice in thee. We will make mention of thy love more than of wine. Rightly do they love thee.

American Standard Version

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 make mention of thy love more than of wine: Rightly do they love thee.

Amplified


“Draw me away with you and let us run together!
Let the king bring me into his chambers.”

Darby Translation

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.

Julia Smith Translation

Draw me, we will run after thee: the king brought me to his chambers: we will exult and rejoice in thee, we will remember thy breasts above wine: the upright loved thee.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Draw me after you, let us run! May the king bring me into his chambers! Let us be joyful and let us rejoice in you; let us extol your love more than wine. Rightly do they love you!

Modern King James verseion

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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Draw thou me unto thee; we will run after thee. The king hath brought me into his privy chamber: We will be glad and rejoice in thee, we think more of thy love than of wine. They that be righteous love thee.

NET Bible

Draw me after you; let us hurry! May the king bring me into his bedroom chambers! The Maidens to the Lover: We will rejoice and delight in you; we will praise your love more than wine. The Beloved to Her Lover: How rightly the young women adore you!

New Heart English Bible

Take me away with you. Let us hurry. The king has brought me into his chambers. We will be glad and rejoice in you. We will praise your love more than wine. They are right to love you.

The Emphasized Bible

SHEDraw me! THEYAfter thee, will we run! SHEThe king, hath brought me, into his chambers. THEYWe will exult and rejoice in thee, we will mention thy caresses, beyond wine, Sincerely they love thee.

Webster

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: the upright love thee.

World English Bible

Take me away with you. Let us hurry. The king has brought me into his rooms. Friends We will be glad and rejoice in you. We will praise your love more than wine! Beloved They are right to love you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Draw me: after thee we run, The king hath brought me into his inner chambers, We do joy and rejoice in thee, We mention thy loves more than wine, Uprightly they have loved thee!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
משׁך 
Mashak 
Usage: 36

me, we will run
רוּץ 
Ruwts 
Usage: 103

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

thee the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

we will be glad
גּוּל גּיל 
Giyl 
Usage: 45

and rejoice
שׂמח 
Samach 
Usage: 155

in thee, we will remember
זכר 
Zakar 
Usage: 231

דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61

יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

Context Readings

Maiden's Soliloquy

3 Sweet is the smell of your perfumes; your name is as perfume running out; so the young girls give you their love. 4 Take me to you, and we will go after you: the king has taken me into his house. We will be glad and full of joy in you, we will give more thought to your love than to wine: rightly are they your lovers. 5 I am dark, but fair of form, O daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon.


Cross References

Psalm 45:14-15

She will come before the king in robes of needlework; the virgins in her train will come before you.

Psalm 119:32

I will go quickly in the way of your teaching, because you have given me a free heart.

Hosea 11:4

I made them come after me with the cords of a man, with the bands of love; I was to them as one who took the yoke from off their mouths, putting meat before them.

John 6:44

No man is able to come to me if the Father who sent me does not give him the desire to come: and I will take him up from the dead on the last day.

John 12:32

And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will make all men come to me.

Ephesians 2:6

So that we came back from death with him, and are seated with him in the heavens, in Christ Jesus;

Psalm 42:4

Let my soul be overflowing with grief when these things come back to my mind, how I went in company to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with the song of those who were keeping the feast.

Psalm 42:4

Let my soul be overflowing with grief when these things come back to my mind, how I went in company to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with the song of those who were keeping the feast.

Psalm 42:4

Let my soul be overflowing with grief when these things come back to my mind, how I went in company to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with the song of those who were keeping the feast.

Psalm 42:4-9

Let my soul be overflowing with grief when these things come back to my mind, how I went in company to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with the song of those who were keeping the feast.

Psalm 103:1-2

Give praise to the Lord, O my soul; let everything in me give praise to his holy name.

Psalm 111:4

Certain for ever is the memory of his wonders: the Lord is full of pity and mercy.

Psalm 119:60

I was quick to do your orders, and let no time be wasted.

Psalm 149:2

Let Israel have joy in his maker; let the children of Zion be glad in their King.

Song of Songs 1:2-3

Let him give me the kisses of his mouth: for his love is better than wine.

Song of Songs 2:3-5

As the apple-tree among the trees of the wood, so is my loved one among the sons. I took my rest under his shade with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.

Song of Songs 3:4

I was but a little way from them, when I came face to face with him who is the love of my soul. I took him by the hands, and did not let him go, till I had taken him into my mother's house, and into the room of her who gave me birth.

Isaiah 25:8

He has put an end to death for ever; and the Lord God will take away all weeping; and he will put an end to the shame of his people in all the earth: for the Lord has said it.

Isaiah 45:25

In the Lord will all the seed of Israel get their rights, and they will give glory to him.

Isaiah 61:3

To give them a fair head-dress in place of dust, the oil of joy in place of the clothing of grief, praise in place of sorrow; so that they may be named trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, and so that he may have glory.

Isaiah 63:7

I will give news of the mercies of the Lord, and his great acts, even all the things the Lord has done for us, in his great grace to the house of Israel; even all he has done for us in his unnumbered mercies.

Jeremiah 31:3

From far away he saw the Lord: my love for you is an eternal love: so with mercy I have made you come with me.

Zephaniah 3:14

Make melody, O daughter of Zion; give a loud cry, O Israel; be glad and let your heart be full of joy, O daughter of Jerusalem.

Zechariah 9:9

Be full of joy, O daughter of Zion; give a glad cry, O daughter of Jerusalem: see, your king comes to you: he is upright and has overcome; gentle and seated on an ass, on a young ass.

Matthew 25:10

And while they went to get oil, the master came; and those who were ready went in with him to the feast: and the door was shut.

Luke 2:10

And the angel said, Have no fear; for truly, I give you good news of great joy which will be for all the people:

Luke 22:19

And he took bread and, having given praise, he gave it to them when it had been broken, saying, This is my body, which is given for you: do this in memory of me.

John 14:2-3

In my Father's house are rooms enough; if it was not so, would I have said that I am going to make ready a place for you?

John 21:15-17

Then when they had taken food, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of John, is your love for me greater than the love of these others? He said to him, Yes, Lord; you are certain of my love for you. He said to him, Then give my lambs food.

1 Corinthians 11:23-26

For it was handed down to me from the Lord, as I gave it to you, that the Lord Jesus, on the night when Judas was false to him, took bread,

Ephesians 6:24

Grace be with all those who have true love for our Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 2:12-13

So then, my loved ones, as you have at all times done what I say, not only when I am present, but now much more when I am not with you, give yourselves to working out your salvation with fear in your hearts;

Philippians 3:3

For we are the circumcision, who give worship to God and have glory in Jesus Christ, and have no faith in the flesh:

Philippians 4:4

Be glad in the Lord at all times: again I say, Be glad.

Hebrews 12:1

For this reason, as we are circled by so great a cloud of witnesses, putting off every weight, and the sin into which we come so readily, let us keep on running in the way which is marked out for us,

1 Peter 1:8

To whom your love is given, though you have not seen him; and the faith which you have in him, though you do not see him now, gives you joy greater than words and full of glory:

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