Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 In my bed at night
I sought the one I love;
I sought him, but did not find him.
2 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.
3 The guards who go about the city found me.
I asked them, “Have you seen the one I love?”


Cross References

Psalm 22:1-2

For the choir director: according to “The Deer of the Dawn.” A Davidic psalm.My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?
Why are You so far from my deliverance
and from my words of groaning?

Psalm 42:7-9

Deep calls to deep in the roar of Your waterfalls;
all Your breakers and Your billows have swept over me.

Psalm 43:2-5

For You are the God of my refuge.
Why have You rejected me?
Why must I go about in sorrow
because of the enemy’s oppression?

Psalm 77:7-10

“Will the Lord reject forever
and never again show favor?

Proverbs 1:20-21

Wisdom calls out in the street;
she raises her voice in the public squares.

Proverbs 8:2-3

At the heights overlooking the road,
at the crossroads, she takes her stand.

Proverbs 8:34

Anyone who listens to me is happy,
watching at my doors every day,
waiting by the posts of my doorway.

Song of Songs 5:5

I rose to open for my love.
My hands dripped with myrrh,
my fingers with flowing myrrh
on the handles of the bolt.

Isaiah 64:7

No one calls on Your name,
striving to take hold of You.
For You have hidden Your face from us
and made us melt because of our iniquity.

Jeremiah 5:1

Roam through the streets of Jerusalem.
Look and take note;
search in her squares.
If you find one person,
any who acts justly,
who seeks to be faithful,
then I will forgive her.

Matthew 26:40-41

Then He came to the disciples and found them sleeping. He asked Peter, “So, couldn’t you stay awake with Me one hour?

Luke 14:21-23

“So the slave came back and reported these things to his master. Then in anger, the master of the house told his slave, ‘Go out quickly into the streets and alleys of the city, and bring in here the poor, maimed, blind, and lame!’

John 1:6

There was a man named John
who was sent from God.

Romans 13:11

Besides this, knowing the time, it is already the hour for you to wake up from sleep, for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Come to your senses and stop sinning, for some people are ignorant about God. I say this to your shame.

Ephesians 5:14

for what makes everything clear is light. Therefore it is said:Get up, sleeper, and rise up from the dead,
and the Messiah will shine on you.

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