Parallel Verses

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.

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

(The Shulammite Bride)
“Listen! My beloved!
Behold, he comes,
Climbing on the mountains,
Leaping and running on 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.

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.

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

References

Images Song of Solomon 2:8

Prayers for Song of Solomon 2:8

Verse Info

Context Readings

Rendezvous In The Countryside

7 I charge you, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, by the Roes and hinds of the field, that ye wake not up my love nor touch her, till she be content herself. 8 Me think I hear the voice of my beloved: lo, there cometh he hopping upon the mountains, and leaping over the little hills. 9 My beloved is like a Roe or a young hart. Behold, he standeth behind our wall, he looketh in at the window, and peepeth through the grate.


Cross References

2 Samuel 6:16

And as the ark of the LORD came into the city of David, Michal Saul's daughter looked through a window and saw King David spring and dance before the LORD, and therefore despised him in her heart.

Song of Songs 2:17

until the day break, and till the shadows be gone. Come again privily, O my beloved, like as a Roe or a young hart unto the mountains.

Song of Songs 5:2

As I was asleep, and my heart waking, I heard the voice of my beloved, when he knocked. Open to me, said he, O my sister, my love, my darling, my dove: for my head is full of dew, and my locks of my hair are full of the night drops.

Isaiah 35:6

Then shall the lame man leap as a hart and the dumb man's tongue shall give thanks. In the wilderness also, there shall wells spring, and floods of water in the desert.

Isaiah 40:3-4

A voice crieth in the wilderness, "Prepare the way for the LORD, make straight the path for our God in the desert.

Isaiah 44:23

Be glad ye heavens, whom the LORD hath made, let all that is here beneath upon the earth, be joyful. Rejoice ye mountains and woods, with all the trees that are in you: for the LORD shall redeem Jacob, and show his glory upon Israel.

Isaiah 49:11-13

I will make ways upon all my mountains, and my foot paths shall be exalted.

Isaiah 52:7

O how beautiful are the feet of the Ambassador, that bringeth the message from the mountain, and proclaimeth peace: That bringeth the good tidings, and preacheth health, and sayeth unto Zion, "Thy God is the king."

Isaiah 55:12-13

And so shall ye go forth with joy, and be lead with peace. The mountains and hills shall sing with you for joy, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

Jeremiah 48:27

O Israel, shalt thou not laugh him to scorn, when he is taken among thieves? Yea, because of thy words that thou hast spoken against him, thou shalt be driven away.

Luke 3:4-6

as it is written in the book of the sayings of Isaiah the prophet, which sayeth, "The voice of a crier in wilderness, prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.

Luke 6:23

Rejoice ye then, and be glad: for behold, your reward is great in heaven. After this manner their fathers entreated the prophets.

John 3:29

He that hath the bride is the bridegroom: But the friend of the bridegroom which standeth by and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly of the bridegroom's voice. Therefore this, my joy, is fulfilled.

John 10:4-5

And when he hath sent forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: For they know his voice.

John 10:27

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.

Acts 3:8

and he sprang, stood, and also walked, and entered with them into the temple: walking, and leaping, and lauding God.

Acts 14:10

and said with a loud voice, "Stand upright on thy feet." And he started up, and walked.

Revelation 3:20

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If any man hear my voice and open the door, I will come in unto him and will sup with him, and he with me.

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