Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'I must arise now and go about the city; In the streets and in the squares I must seek him whom my soul loves.' I sought him but did not find him.

King James Version

I will rise now, and go about the city in the streets, and in the broad ways I will seek him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.

Holman Bible

I will arise now and go about the city,
through the streets and the plazas.
I will seek the one I love.
I sought him, but did not find him.

International Standard Version

I'll get up and go all around the city, throughout the streets, and in the squares. I'll seek the one I love. I sought him, but didn't find him.

A Conservative Version

[I said], I will rise now, and go around the city. In the streets and in the broad ways I will seek him whom my soul loves. I sought him, but I did not find him.

American Standard Version

I said , I will rise now, and go about the city; In the streets and in the broad ways I will seek him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.

Amplified

So I decided to go out into the city, into the streets and broad ways [which are so confusing to a country girl], and seek him whom my soul loves. I sought him, but I could not find him.

Bible in Basic English

I will get up now and go about the town, in the streets and in the wide ways I will go after him who is the love of my soul: I went after him, but I did not see him.

Darby Translation

I will rise now, and go about the city; In the streets and in the broadways Will I seek him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I will rise now and go about the city in the streets, and in the broad ways I will seek him whom my soul loves; I sought him, but I did not find him.

Julia Smith Translation

I will arise now, and I will go round about in the city; in the streets, and in the broad places I will seek him whom my soul loved. I sought him, and I found him not

King James 2000

I will rise now, and go about the city in the streets, and in the squares I will seek him whom my soul loves: I sought him, but I found him not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now I will arise, and I will go about in the city, in the streets and in the squares; I will seek him whom my {heart} loves. I sought him, but I did not find him.

Modern King James verseion

I will rise now and go about the city, in the streets and in the broad ways; I will seek Him whom my soul loves. I sought Him, but I did not find Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will get up, thought I, and go about the city, in the ways and in all the streets will I seek him whom my soul loveth: but when I sought him, I found him not.

NET Bible

"I will arise and look all around throughout the town, and throughout the streets and squares; I will search for my beloved." I searched for him but I did not find him.

New Heart English Bible

I will get up now, and go about the city; in the streets and in the squares I will seek him whom my soul loves. I sought him, but I did not find him.

The Emphasized Bible

Come! I must arise, and go about in the city, In the paths and in the broadways, I must seek the beloved of my soul, - I sought him, but found him not.

Webster

I will rise now, and go about the city in the streets, and in the broad ways I will seek him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.

World English Bible

I will get up now, and go about the city; in the streets and in the squares I will seek him whom my soul loves. I sought him, but I didn't find him.

Youngs Literal Translation

-- Pray, let me rise, and go round the city, In the streets and in the broad places, I seek him whom my soul hath loved! -- I sought him, and I found him not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will rise
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

now, and go about
סבב 
Cabab 
Usage: 157

the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

in the streets
שׁוּק 
Shuwq 
Usage: 4

and in the broad ways
רחוב רחב 
R@chob 
Usage: 43

I will seek
בּקשׁ 
Baqash 
Usage: 225

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

him, but I found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Verse Info

Context Readings

Maiden's Dream (?): Seeking And Finding

1 "On my bed night after night I sought him Whom my soul loves; I sought him but did not find him. 2 'I must arise now and go about the city; In the streets and in the squares I must seek him whom my soul loves.' I sought him but did not find him. 3 "The watchmen who make the rounds in the city found me, And I said, 'Have you seen him whom my soul loves?'


Cross References

Psalm 22:1-2

My God, my God, why have You forsaken me? Far from my deliverance are the words of my groaning.

Psalm 42:7-9

Deep calls to deep at the sound of Your waterfalls; All Your breakers and Your waves have rolled over me.

Psalm 43:2-5

For You are the God of my strength; why have You rejected me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

Psalm 77:7-10

Will the Lord reject forever? And will He never be favorable again?

Proverbs 1:20-21

Wisdom shouts in the street, She lifts her voice in the square;

Proverbs 8:2-3

On top of the heights beside the way, Where the paths meet, she takes her stand;

Proverbs 8:34

"Blessed is the man who listens to me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at my doorposts.

Song of Songs 5:5

"I arose to open to my beloved; And my hands dripped with myrrh, And my fingers with liquid myrrh, On the handles of the bolt.

Isaiah 64:7

There is no one who calls on Your name, Who arouses himself to take hold of You; For You have hidden Your face from us And have delivered us into the power of our iniquities.

Jeremiah 5:1

"Roam to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, And look now and take note And seek in her open squares, If you can find a man, If there is one who does justice, who seeks truth, Then I will pardon her.

Matthew 26:40-41

And He came to the disciples and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, "So, you men could not keep watch with Me for one hour?

Luke 14:21-23

"And the slave came back and reported this to his master. Then the head of the household became angry and said to his slave, 'Go out at once into the streets and lanes of the city and bring in here the poor and crippled and blind and lame.'

John 1:6

There came a man sent from God, whose name was John.

Romans 13:11

Do this, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep; for now salvation is nearer to us than when we believed.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Become sober-minded as you ought, and stop sinning; for some have no knowledge of God I speak this to your shame.

Ephesians 5:14

For this reason it says, "Awake, sleeper, And arise from the dead, And Christ will shine on you."

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain