Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

HEIf thou know not of thyself, most beautiful among women! get thee forth in the footsteps of the flock, and pasture thy kids by the huts of the shepherds. --

New American Standard Bible

If you yourself do not know,
Most beautiful among women,
Go forth on the trail of the flock
And pasture your young goats
By the tents of the shepherds.

King James Version

If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed thy kids beside the shepherds' tents.

Holman Bible

M If you do not know,
most beautiful of women,
follow the tracks of the flock,
and pasture your young goats
near the shepherds’ tents.

International Standard Version

If you don't know, most beautiful of women, go out after the flock and graze your young goats beside the shepherd's tents.

A Conservative Version

If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed thy kids beside the shepherds' tents.

American Standard Version

If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, Go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, And feed thy kids beside the shepherds tents.

Amplified

(The Bridegroom)
“If you do not know [where your lover is],
O you fairest among women,
Run along, follow the tracks of the flock,
And pasture your young goats
By the tents of the shepherds.

Bible in Basic English

If you have not knowledge, O most beautiful among women, go on your way in the footsteps of the flock, and give your young goats food by the tents of the keepers.

Darby Translation

If thou know not, thou fairest among women, Go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, And feed thy kids beside the shepherds' booths.

Julia Smith Translation

If thou shalt not know for thyself, O fair one among women, come forth for thyself at the heels of the flock, and feed thy kids by the shepherds' tents.

King James 2000

If you know not, O you fairest among women, go your way forth in the footsteps of the flock, and feed your kids beside the shepherds' tents.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If you do not know, O fairest among women, follow {the tracks} of the flock, and pasture your little lambs beside the tents of the shepherds.

Modern King James verseion

If you know not, most beautiful among women, go in the footsteps of the flock; and feed your kids beside the shepherds' tents.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If thou know not thyself, O thou fairest among women, then go thy way forth after the footsteps of the sheep, and feed thy goats beside the shepherds' tents.

NET Bible

The Lover to His Beloved: If you do not know, O most beautiful of women, simply follow the tracks of my flock, and pasture your little lambs beside the tents of the shepherds.

New Heart English Bible

If you do not know, most beautiful among women, follow the tracks of the sheep. Graze your young goats beside the shepherds' tents.

Webster

If thou knowest not, O thou fairest among women, go forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed thy kids beside the shepherds tents.

World English Bible

If you don't know, most beautiful among women, follow the tracks of the sheep. Graze your young goats beside the shepherds' tents.

Youngs Literal Translation

If thou knowest not, O fair among women, Get thee forth by the traces of the flock, And feed thy kids by the shepherds' dwellings!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
not, O thou fairest
יפה 
Yapheh 
Usage: 41

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

by the footsteps
עקּבה עקב 
`aqeb 
Usage: 14

of the flock
צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

and feed
רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

גּדיּה 
G@diyah 
kid
Usage: 1

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Dialogue Between Shepherdess And Shepherd

7 Tell me, thou loved of my soul! Where wilt thou pasture thy flock? Where wilt thou let them recline at noon? For why should I be as one that wrappeth a veil about her, by the flocks of thy companions? 8 HEIf thou know not of thyself, most beautiful among women! get thee forth in the footsteps of the flock, and pasture thy kids by the huts of the shepherds. -- 9 To a mare of mine, in the chariots of Pharaoh, have I likened thee, my fair one!



Cross References

Song of Songs 5:9

DAUGHTERS OF JERUSALEMWhat is thy beloved more than any other beloved, thou most beautiful among women? What is thy beloved more than any other beloved, that, thus, thou hast adjured us?

Song of Songs 6:1

DAUGHTERS OF JERUSALEMWhither hath thy beloved, gone, thou most beautiful among women? whither hath thy beloved turned him aside? That we may seek him with thee.

Psalm 16:3

It belongeth unto the holy ones, whom, in his own land, Yahweh, ennobleth, In whom is all his delight

Psalm 45:11

When the king shall desire thy beauty, Surely, he, is thy lord, then bow down to him.

Psalm 45:13

All glorious - the daughter of a king sitteth within, Brocades, wrought with gold, are her clothing!

Proverbs 8:34

How happy the man that doth hearken to me, - keeping guard at my doors, day by day, watching at the posts of my gates;

Song of Songs 1:15

HELo! thou art beautiful my fair one, lo! thou art beautiful, Thine eyes, are doves!

Song of Songs 2:10

Responded my beloved, and said to me, - Rise up! my fair - my beautiful - one, and come away,

Song of Songs 4:1

HELo! thou art beautiful, my fair one, Lo! thou art beautiful, Thine eyes, are doves, from behind thy veil, - Thy hair, is like a flock of goats, which are reclining on the sides of Mount Gilead:

Song of Songs 4:7

Thou art, all over, beautiful, my fair one, and, blemish, is there none in thee.

Song of Songs 4:10

How beautiful are thy caresses, my sister, bride, - how much more delightful thy caresses, than wine, and the fragrance of thine oils, than all spices:

Song of Songs 6:4-10

HEBeautiful, art thou, my fair one, as Tirzah, comely, as Jerusalem, - majestic as bannered hosts!

Song of Songs 7:1-13

How beautiful, are thy feet in sandals, O daughter of a noble, - The curvings of thy hips, are like ornaments wrought by the hands of a skilled workman:

Jeremiah 6:16

Thus saith Yahweh - Stand ye at the ways - and see, And ask for the paths of age-past times, Where is the good way? And walk therein, And ye shall find rest to your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein !

John 21:15

When, therefore, they had broken their fast, Jesus saith unto Simon Peter - Simon, son of John! lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him - Yea, Lord! thou, knowest that I am fond of thee, he saith unto him - Be feeding my lambs.

1 Corinthians 11:1

Become imitators of me, - even as, I also, am of Christ.

Ephesians 5:27

That, he, might present, unto himself, the assembly, all glorious, not having spot or wrinkle or any of such things, but that she should be holy and blameless;

Hebrews 6:12

In order that, not slothful, ye may become, but imitators of them who, through faith and patience, were becoming heirs of the promises.

Hebrews 11:4-40

By faith, a fuller sacrifice, did Abel, offer unto God, than Cain, - through which, he received witness that he was righteous, there being a witnessing upon his gifts, by God; and, through it, though he died, he yet is speaking.

Hebrews 13:7

Be mindful of them who are guiding you, who, indeed, have spoken unto you, the word of God: the outgoing of whose behaviour, reviewing, be imitating, their faith.

James 2:21

Abraham our father, was it not, by works, he was declared righteous - when he offered Isaac his son upon the altar?

James 2:25

And, in like manner also, Rahab the harlot, Was it not, by works, she was declared righteous, when she gave welcome unto the messengers, and, by another way, urged them forth?

James 5:10

An example, take ye, brethren, of distress and patience, - the prophets who have spoken in the name of the Lord.

1 Peter 3:6

As, Sarah, was obedient unto Abraham, calling him, lord, - whose children ye have become - so long as ye are doing good, and not bringing yourselves into fear of any single cause of alarm.

Revelation 19:7-8

Let us rejoice and exult, and give glory unto him, because the marriage of the Lamb, is come, and, his wife, hath made herself ready;

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