Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

N What is this coming up from the wilderness
like columns of smoke,
scented with myrrh and frankincense
from every fragrant powder of the merchant?

New American Standard Bible

"What is this coming up from the wilderness Like columns of smoke, Perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, With all scented powders of the merchant?

King James Version

Who is this that cometh out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all powders of the merchant?

International Standard Version

What is this coming up from the desert like columns of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and incense from all the fragrant powders of the merchant?

A Conservative Version

Who is this who comes up from the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all powders of the merchant?

American Standard Version

Who is this that cometh up from the wilderness Like pillars of smoke, Perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, With all powders of the merchant?

Amplified

Who or what is this [she asked] that comes gliding out of the wilderness like stately pillars of smoke perfumed with myrrh, frankincense, and all the fragrant powders of the merchant?

Bible in Basic English

Who is this coming out of the waste places like pillars of smoke, perfumed with sweet spices, with all the spices of the trader?

Darby Translation

Who is this, she that cometh up from the wilderness Like pillars of smoke, Perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, With all powders of the merchant? ...

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Who is she that rises out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense and with all the aromatic powders?

Julia Smith Translation

Who is this coming up from the desert as columns of smoke of burning incense, of myrrh and frankincense from all the powder of the trader.

King James 2000

Who is this that comes out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all the fragrant powders of the merchant?

Lexham Expanded Bible

What [is] this coming up from the desert like a column of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense from all the fragrant powders of the merchant?

Modern King James verseion

Who is this coming up out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, from all the merchant's powders?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Who is this, that cometh up out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, as it were a smell of Myrrh, frankincense and all manner spices of the Apothecary?

NET Bible

The Speaker: Who is this coming up from the desert like a column of smoke, like a fragrant billow of myrrh and frankincense, every kind of fragrant powder of the traveling merchants?

New Heart English Bible

Who is this who comes up from the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all spices of the merchant?

The Emphasized Bible

THEYWho is this, coming up out of the wilderness, like pillars of smoke, - with perfume of myrrh, and frankincense, besides all the aromatic powder of the merchant?

Webster

Who is this that cometh out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all powders of the merchant?

World English Bible

Who is this who comes up from the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all spices of the merchant?

Youngs Literal Translation

Who is this coming up from the wilderness, Like palm-trees of smoke, Perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, From every powder of the merchant?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

out of the wilderness
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

תּמרה תּימרה 
Tiymarah 
Usage: 2

of smoke
עשׁן 
`ashan 
Usage: 25

קטר 
Qatar 
Usage: 116

with myrrh
מור מר 
More 
Usage: 12

לבנה לבונה 
L@bownah 
Usage: 21

with all powders
H81
אבקה 
'abaqah 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

Royal Wedding Procession

5 Young women of Jerusalem, I charge you
by the gazelles and the wild does of the field:
do not stir up or awaken love
until the appropriate time.
6 N What is this coming up from the wilderness
like columns of smoke,
scented with myrrh and frankincense
from every fragrant powder of the merchant?
7 It is Solomon’s royal litter
surrounded by 60 warriors
from the mighty of Israel.


Cross References

Song of Songs 8:5

Y Who is this coming up from the wilderness,
leaning on the one she loves?W I awakened you under the apricot tree.
There your mother conceived you;
there she conceived and gave you birth.

Song of Songs 1:13

My love is a sachet of myrrh to me,
spending the night between my breasts.

Song of Songs 4:6

Before the day breaks
and the shadows flee,
I will make my way to the mountain of myrrh
and the hill of frankincense.

Exodus 13:21-22

The Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to lead them on their way during the day and in a pillar of fire to give them light at night, so that they could travel day or night.

Exodus 30:34

The Sacred IncenseThe Lord said to Moses: “Take fragrant spices: stacte, onycha, and galbanum; the spices and pure frankincense are to be in equal measures.

Deuteronomy 8:2

Remember that the Lord your God led you on the entire journey these 40 years in the wilderness, so that He might humble you and test you to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep His commands.

Song of Songs 1:3

The fragrance of your perfume is intoxicating;
your name is perfume poured out.
No wonder young women adore you.

Song of Songs 4:12-14

My sister, my bride, you are a locked garden—
a locked garden and a sealed spring.

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.

Song of Songs 5:13

His cheeks are like beds of spice,
towers of perfume.
His lips are lilies,
dripping with flowing myrrh.

Isaiah 43:19

Look, I am about to do something new;
even now it is coming. Do you not see it?
Indeed, I will make a way in the wilderness,
rivers in the desert.

Jeremiah 2:2

“Go and announce directly to Jerusalem that this is what the Lord says:I remember the loyalty of your youth,
your love as a bride—
how you followed Me in the wilderness,
in a land not sown.

Jeremiah 31:2

This is what the Lord says:They found favor in the wilderness
the people who survived the sword.
When Israel went to find rest,

Joel 2:29-31

I will even pour out My Spirit
on the male and female slaves in those days.

Matthew 2:11

Entering the house, they saw the child with Mary His mother, and falling to their knees, they worshiped Him. Then they opened their treasures and presented Him with gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.

Acts 2:18-21

I will even pour out My Spirit
on My male and female slaves in those days,
and they will prophesy.

2 Corinthians 2:14-16

But thanks be to God, who always puts us on display in Christ and through us spreads the aroma of the knowledge of Him in every place.

Philippians 4:18

But I have received everything in full, and I have an abundance. I am fully supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you provided—a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.

Colossians 3:1-2

So if you have been raised with the Messiah, seek what is above, where the Messiah is, seated at the right hand of God.

Revelation 5:8

When He took the scroll, the four living creatures and the 24 elders fell down before the Lamb. Each one had a harp and gold bowls filled with incense, which are the prayers of the saints.

Revelation 12:6

The woman fled into the wilderness, where she had a place prepared by God, to be fed there for 1,260 days.

Revelation 12:14

The woman was given two wings of a great eagle, so that she could fly from the serpent’s presence to her place in the wilderness, where she was fed for a time, times, and half a time.

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