Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“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.

King James Version

My beloved is like a roe or a young hart: behold, he standeth behind our wall, he looketh forth at the windows, shewing himself through the lattice.

Holman Bible

My love is like a gazelle
or a young stag.
Look, he is standing behind our wall,
gazing through the windows,
peering through the lattice.

International Standard Version

My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag. Look, there he stands behind our wall, looking through the windows, gazing through the lattice.

A Conservative Version

My beloved is like a roe or a young hart. Behold, he stands behind our wall. He looks in at the windows. He glances through the lattice.

American Standard Version

My beloved is like a roe or a young hart: Behold, he standeth behind our wall; He looketh in at the windows; He glanceth through the lattice.

Amplified


“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 gazing through the lattice.

Bible in Basic English

My loved one is like a roe; see, he is on the other side of our wall, he is looking in at the windows, letting himself be seen through the spaces.

Darby Translation

My beloved is like a gazelle or a young hart. Behold, he standeth behind our wall, He looketh in through the windows, Glancing through the lattice.

Julia Smith Translation

My beloved is like to the roe or to the fawn of the hinds: behold him standing behind our wall looking forth from the windows, glancing from the lattices.

King James 2000

My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag: behold, he stands behind our wall, he looks forth through the windows, showing himself through the lattice.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My beloved is like a gazelle or {a young stag}. Look! {He is} standing behind our wall, gazing {through} the window, looking {through} the lattice.

Modern King James verseion

My Beloved is like a roe or a young hart. Behold, He stands behind our wall, He looks forth at the windows, peering from the lattice.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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.

NET Bible

My lover is like a gazelle or a young stag. Look! There he stands behind our wall, gazing through the window, peering through the lattice.

New Heart English Bible

My beloved is like a roe or a young hart. Behold, he stands behind our wall. He looks in at the windows. He glances through the lattice.

The Emphasized Bible

Resembleth, my beloved, a gazelle, or a young stag, - Lo! here he is, standing behind our wall, looking in at the windows, peeping in at the lattice.

Webster

My beloved is like a roe, or a young hart: behold, he standeth behind our wall, he looketh forth at the windows, showing himself through the lattice.

World English Bible

My beloved is like a roe or a young hart. Behold, he stands behind our wall! He looks in at the windows. He glances through the lattice.

Youngs Literal Translation

My beloved is like to a roe, Or to a young one of the harts. Lo, this -- he is standing behind our wall, Looking from the windows, Blooming from the lattice.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My beloved
דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61

is like
דּמה 
Damah 
Usage: 30

a roe
צבי 
Ts@biy 
Usage: 32

or a young
עפר 
`opher 
Usage: 5

איּל 
'ayal 
Usage: 11

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

כּתל 
Kothel 
Usage: 1

שׁגח 
Shagach 
Usage: 3

at the windows
חלּון 
Challown 
Usage: 31

צוּץ 
Tsuwts 
Usage: 9

Verse Info

Context Readings

Rendezvous In The Countryside

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.
10 “My beloved responded and said to me,
Arise, my darling, my beautiful one,
And come along.


Cross References

Song of Songs 8:14

Hurry, my beloved,
And be like a gazelle or a young stag
On the mountains of spices.”

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.”

2 Samuel 2:18

Now the three sons of Zeruiah were there, Joab and Abishai and Asahel; and Asahel was as swift-footed as one of the gazelles which is in the field.

Luke 24:35

They began to relate their experiences on the road and how He was recognized by them in the breaking of the bread.

John 5:39

You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me;

John 5:46

For if you believed Moses, you would believe Me, for he wrote about Me.

John 12:41

These things Isaiah said because he saw His glory, and he spoke of Him.

1 Corinthians 13:12

For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then I will know fully just as I also have been fully known.

2 Corinthians 3:13-18

and are not like Moses, who used to put a veil over his face so that the sons of Israel would not look intently at the end of what was fading away.

Ephesians 2:14-15

For He Himself is our peace, who made both groups into one and broke down the barrier of the dividing wall,

Colossians 2:17

things which are a mere shadow of what is to come; but the substance belongs to Christ.

Hebrews 9:8-9

The Holy Spirit is signifying this, that the way into the holy place has not yet been disclosed while the outer tabernacle is still standing,

Hebrews 10:1

For the Law, since it has only a shadow of the good things to come and not the very form of things, can never, by the same sacrifices which they offer continually year by year, make perfect those who draw near.

Hebrews 10:19-20

Therefore, brethren, since we have confidence to enter the holy place by the blood of Jesus,

1 Peter 1:10-12

As to this salvation, the prophets who prophesied of the grace that would come to you made careful searches and inquiries,

Revelation 19:10

Then I fell at his feet to worship him. But he *said to me, “Do not do that; I am a fellow servant of yours and your brethren who hold the testimony of Jesus; worship God. For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”

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