Parallel Verses

NET Bible

The Lover to His Beloved: O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the hiding places of the mountain crags, let me see your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.

New American Standard Bible

O my dove, in the clefts of the rock,
In the secret place of the steep pathway,
Let me see your form,
Let me hear your voice;
For your voice is sweet,
And your form is lovely.”

King James Version

O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.

Holman Bible

My dove, in the clefts of the rock,
in the crevices of the cliff,
let me see your face,
let me hear your voice;
for your voice is sweet,
and your face is lovely.

International Standard Version

My dove, in the hidden places of the rocks, in the secret places of the cliffs, show me your form, and let me hear your voice. For your voice is pleasant, and your shape is lovely.

A Conservative Version

O my dove, who are in the clefts of the rock, in the covert of the steep place, let me see thy countenance; let me hear thy voice. For sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.

American Standard Version

O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, In the covert of the steep place, Let me see thy countenance, Let me hear thy voice; For sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.

Amplified

(The Bridegroom)
“O my dove, [here] in the clefts in the rock,
In the sheltered and secret place of the steep pathway,
Let me see your face,
Let me hear your voice;
For your voice is sweet,
And your face is lovely.”

Bible in Basic English

O my dove, you are in the holes of the mountain sides, in the cracks of the high hills; let me see your face, let your voice come to my ears; for sweet is your voice, and your face is fair.

Darby Translation

My dove, in the clefts of the rock, In the covert of the precipice, Let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; For sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.

Julia Smith Translation

My dove in the refuges of the rock, in the biding of the steep mountain: cause me to see thy form, cause me to hear thy voice; for thy voice is sweet and thy form becoming.

King James 2000

O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the cliff, let me see your face, let me hear your voice; for sweet is your voice, and your countenance is lovely.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My dove, in the clefts of the rock, {in the secluded place} {in the mountain}, Let me see your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice [is] sweet and your face [is] lovely.

Modern King James verseion

O My dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let Me see your face, let Me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is beautiful.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Up, haste my love, my dove, in the holes of the rock and secret places of the walls. Show me thy face and let me hear thy voice: for thy voice is sweet and thy fashion beautiful.

New Heart English Bible

My dove in the clefts of the rock, In the hiding places of the mountainside, Let me see your face. Let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.

The Emphasized Bible

HEO my dove! In the retreats of the crag, in the hiding-place of the terrace, Let me see thy form, Let me hear thy voice, - For, thy voice, is sweet, and, thy form, comely.

Webster

O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.

World English Bible

My dove in the clefts of the rock, In the hiding places of the mountainside, Let me see your face. Let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.

Youngs Literal Translation

My dove, in clefts of the rock, In a secret place of the ascent, Cause me to see thine appearance, Cause me to hear thy voice, For thy voice is sweet, and thy appearance comely.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
O my dove
יונה 
Yownah 
Usage: 31

that art in the clefts
חגו 
Chagav 
Usage: 3

of the rock
סלע 
Cela` 
Usage: 60

in the secret
סתרה סתר 
Cether 
Usage: 36

places of the stairs
מדרגה 
Madregah 
Usage: 2

let me see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

מראה 
Mar'eh 
Usage: 104

קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

ערב 
`areb 
Usage: 2

is thy voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

מראה 
Mar'eh 
Usage: 104

References

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Hastings

Smith

Verse Info

Context Readings

Rendezvous In The Countryside

13 The fig tree has budded, the vines have blossomed and give off their fragrance. Arise, come away my darling; my beautiful one, come away with me!" 14 The Lover to His Beloved: O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the hiding places of the mountain crags, let me see your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely. 15 The Beloved to Her Lover: Catch the foxes for us, the little foxes, that ruin the vineyards -- for our vineyard is in bloom.


Cross References

Song of Songs 1:5

The Beloved to the Maidens: I am dark but lovely, O maidens of Jerusalem, dark like the tents of Qedar, lovely like the tent curtains of Salmah.

Song of Songs 8:13

The Lover to His Beloved: O you who stay in the gardens, my companions are listening attentively for your voice; let me be the one to hear it!

Exodus 3:6

He added, "I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob." Then Moses hid his face, because he was afraid to look at God.

Exodus 33:22-23

When my glory passes by, I will put you in a cleft in the rock and will cover you with my hand while I pass by.

Ezra 9:5-6

At the time of the evening offering I got up from my self-abasement, with my tunic and robe torn, and then dropped to my knees and spread my hands to the Lord my God.

Song of Songs 5:2

The Beloved about Her Lover: I was asleep, but my mind was dreaming. Listen! My lover is knocking at the door! The Lover to His Beloved: "Open for me, my sister, my darling, my dove, my flawless one! My head is drenched with dew, my hair with the dampness of the night."

Jeremiah 49:16

The terror you inspire in others and the arrogance of your heart have deceived you. You may make your home in the clefts of the rocks; you may occupy the highest places in the hills. But even if you made your home where the eagles nest, I would bring you down from there," says the Lord.

Obadiah 1:3

Your presumptuous heart has deceived you -- you who reside in the safety of the rocky cliffs, whose home is high in the mountains. You think to yourself, 'No one can bring me down to the ground!'

Exodus 4:11-13

The Lord said to him, "Who gave a mouth to man, or who makes a person mute or deaf or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the Lord?

Job 9:16

If I summoned him, and he answered me, I would not believe that he would be listening to my voice --

Psalm 22:3

You are holy; you sit as king receiving the praises of Israel.

Psalm 45:11

Then the king will be attracted by your beauty. After all, he is your master! Submit to him!

Psalm 50:14-15

Present to God a thank-offering! Repay your vows to the sovereign One!

Psalm 50:23

Whoever presents a thank-offering honors me. To whoever obeys my commands, I will reveal my power to deliver."

Psalm 68:13

When you lie down among the sheepfolds, the wings of the dove are covered with silver and with glittering gold.

Psalm 74:19

Do not hand the life of your dove over to a wild animal! Do not continue to disregard the lives of your oppressed people!

Psalm 110:3

Your people willingly follow you when you go into battle. On the holy hills at sunrise the dew of your youth belongs to you.

Proverbs 15:8

The Lord abhors the sacrifices of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him.

Song of Songs 1:8

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.

Song of Songs 1:15

The Lover to His Beloved: Oh, how beautiful you are, my beloved! Oh, how beautiful you are! Your eyes are like doves!

Song of Songs 6:9-10

But she is unique! My dove, my perfect one! She is the special daughter of her mother, she is the favorite of the one who bore her. The maidens saw her and complimented her; the queens and concubines praised her:

Isaiah 2:21

so they themselves can go into the crevices of the rocky cliffs and the openings under the rocky overhangs, trying to escape the dreadful judgment of the Lord and his royal splendor, when he rises up to terrify the earth.

Isaiah 6:5

I said, "Too bad for me! I am destroyed, for my lips are contaminated by sin, and I live among people whose lips are contaminated by sin. My eyes have seen the king, the Lord who commands armies."

Isaiah 51:3

Certainly the Lord will console Zion; he will console all her ruins. He will make her wilderness like Eden, her desert like the Garden of the Lord. Happiness and joy will be restored to her, thanksgiving and the sound of music.

Isaiah 60:8

Who are these who float along like a cloud, who fly like doves to their shelters?

Jeremiah 48:28

Leave your towns, you inhabitants of Moab. Go and live in the cliffs. Be like a dove that makes its nest high on the sides of a ravine.

Ezekiel 7:16

Their survivors will escape to the mountains and become like doves of the valleys; all of them will moan -- each one for his iniquity.

Daniel 9:7

"You are righteous, O Lord, but we are humiliated this day -- the people of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem and all Israel, both near and far away in all the countries in which you have scattered them, because they have behaved unfaithfully toward you.

Matthew 3:16

After Jesus was baptized, just as he was coming up out of the water, the heavens opened and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming on him.

Matthew 10:16

"I am sending you out like sheep surrounded by wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.

Luke 8:47-48

When the woman saw that she could not escape notice, she came trembling and fell down before him. In the presence of all the people, she explained why she had touched him and how she had been immediately healed.

Ephesians 5:27

so that he may present the church to himself as glorious -- not having a stain or wrinkle, or any such blemish, but holy and blameless.

Colossians 1:22

but now he has reconciled you by his physical body through death to present you holy, without blemish, and blameless before him --

Hebrews 4:16

Therefore let us confidently approach the throne of grace to receive mercy and find grace whenever we need help.

Hebrews 10:22

let us draw near with a sincere heart in the assurance that faith brings, because we have had our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed in pure water.

1 Peter 3:4

but the inner person of the heart, the lasting beauty of a gentle and tranquil spirit, which is precious in God's sight.

Jude 1:24

Now to the one who is able to keep you from falling, and to cause you to stand, rejoicing, without blemish before his glorious presence,

Revelation 4:8-10

Each one of the four living creatures had six wings and was full of eyes all around and inside. They never rest day or night, saying: "Holy Holy Holy is the Lord God, the All-Powerful, Who was and who is, and who is still to come!"

Revelation 5:8

and when he had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders threw themselves to the ground before the Lamb. Each of them had a harp and golden bowls full of incense (which are the prayers of the saints).

Revelation 7:9-10

After these things I looked, and here was an enormous crowd that no one could count, made up of persons from every nation, tribe, people, and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb dressed in long white robes, and with palm branches in their hands.

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