Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Listen! My beloved! Behold, he is coming, Climbing on the mountains, Leaping on the hills!

King James Version

The voice of my beloved! behold, he cometh leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills.

Holman Bible

Listen! My love [is approaching]. Look! Here he comes, leaping over the mountains, bounding over the hills.

International Standard Version

The voice of my beloved! Look! He's coming, leaping over the mountains, bounding over the hills.

A Conservative Version

The voice of my beloved! Behold, he comes, leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills.

American Standard Version

The voice of my beloved! behold, he cometh, Leaping upon the mountains, Skipping upon the hills.

Amplified

[Vividly she pictured it] The voice of my beloved [shepherd]! Behold, he comes, leaping upon the mountains, bounding over the hills.

Bible in Basic English

The voice of my loved one! See, he comes dancing on the mountains, stepping quickly on the hills.

Darby Translation

The voice of my beloved! Behold, he cometh Leaping upon the mountains, Skipping upon the hills.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The voice of my beloved! behold, he comes leaping over the mountains, skipping over the hills.

Julia Smith Translation

The voice of my beloved I behold him coming leaping upon the mountains, springing upon the hills

King James 2000

The voice of my beloved! behold, he comes leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The voice of my beloved! Look! Here {he} comes leaping upon the mountains, bounding over the hills!

Modern King James verseion

The voice of my Beloved! Behold, He comes leaping on the mountains, skipping on the hills.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Me think I hear the voice of my beloved: lo, there cometh he hopping upon the mountains, and leaping over the little hills.

NET Bible

The Beloved about Her Lover: Listen! My lover is approaching! Look! Here he comes, leaping over the mountains, bounding over the hills!

New Heart English Bible

The voice of my beloved. Behold, he comes, leaping on the mountains, skipping on the hills.

The Emphasized Bible

SHEThe voice of my beloved! Lo! here he cometh, - leaping over the mountains, skipping over the hills.

Webster

The voice of my beloved! behold, he cometh leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills.

World English Bible

The voice of my beloved! Behold, he comes, leaping on the mountains, skipping on the hills.

Youngs Literal Translation

The voice of my beloved! lo, this -- he is coming, Leaping on the mountains, skipping on the hills.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

of my beloved
דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61


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

דּלג 
Dalag 
Usage: 5

הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

קפץ 
Qaphats 
shut, stop, shut up, take out of the way, skip
Usage: 7

Images Song of Solomon 2:8

Prayers for Song of Solomon 2:8

Context Readings

Rendezvous In The Countryside

7 "I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, By the gazelles or by the hinds of the field, That you do not arouse or awaken my love Until she pleases." 8 "Listen! My beloved! Behold, he is coming, Climbing on the mountains, Leaping on the hills! 9 "My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag Behold, he is standing behind our wall, He is looking through the windows, He is peering through the lattice.


Cross References

2 Samuel 6:16

Then it happened as the ark of the LORD came into the city of David that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out of the window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the LORD; and she despised him in her heart.

Song of Songs 2:17

"Until the cool of the day when the shadows flee away, Turn, my beloved, and be like a gazelle Or a young stag on the mountains of Bether."

Song of Songs 5:2

"I was asleep but my heart was awake. A voice! My beloved was knocking: 'Open to me, my sister, my darling, My dove, my perfect one! For my head is drenched with dew, My locks with the damp of the night.'

Isaiah 35:6

Then the lame will leap like a deer, And the tongue of the mute will shout for joy For waters will break forth in the wilderness And streams in the Arabah.

Isaiah 40:3-4

A voice is calling, "Clear the way for the LORD in the wilderness; Make smooth in the desert a highway for our God.

Isaiah 44:23

Shout for joy, O heavens, for the LORD has done it! Shout joyfully, you lower parts of the earth; Break forth into a shout of joy, you mountains, O forest, and every tree in it; For the LORD has redeemed Jacob And in Israel He shows forth His glory.

Isaiah 49:11-13

"I will make all My mountains a road, And My highways will be raised up.

Isaiah 52:7

How lovely on the mountains Are the feet of him who brings good news, Who announces peace And brings good news of happiness, Who announces salvation, And says to Zion, "Your God reigns!"

Isaiah 55:12-13

"For you will go out with joy And be led forth with peace; The mountains and the hills will break forth into shouts of joy before you, And all the trees of the field will clap their hands.

Jeremiah 48:27

"Now was not Israel a laughingstock to you? Or was he caught among thieves? For each time you speak about him you shake your head in scorn.

Luke 3:4-6

as it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet, "THE VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, 'MAKE READY THE WAY OF THE LORD, MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT.

Luke 6:23

"Be glad in that day and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven For in the same way their fathers used to treat the prophets.

John 3:29

"He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom's voice So this joy of mine has been made full.

John 10:4-5

"When he puts forth all his own, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice.

John 10:27

"My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me;

Acts 3:8

With a leap he stood upright and began to walk; and he entered the temple with them, walking and leaping and praising God.

Acts 14:10

said with a loud voice, "Stand upright on your feet." And he leaped up and began to walk.

Revelation 3:20

'Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with Me.



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