Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

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?

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 I adjure you, {O maidens of Jerusalem}, by the gazelles or by the does of the field, do not arouse or awaken love until it pleases! 6 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? 7 Look! [It is] Solomon's {portable couch}! Sixty mighty men surround {it}, the mighty men of Israel.


Cross References

Song of Songs 8:5

Who [is] this coming up from the wilderness, leaning upon her beloved? Under the apple tree I awakened you; there your mother {conceived you}; there she who was in labor gave birth to you.

Song of Songs 1:13

My beloved [is] to me {a pouch} of myrrh, he spends the night between my breasts.

Song of Songs 4:6

Until the day breathes and the shadows flee, I will go to the mountain of the myrrh, to the hill of the frankincense.

Exodus 13:21-22

And Yahweh was going before them by day in a column of cloud to lead them [on] the way and [by] night in a column of fire to give light to them to go by day and night.

Exodus 30:34

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Take for yourself fragrant perfumes--stacte resin and onycha and galbanum--fragrant perfumes and pure frankincense, {an equal part of each},

Deuteronomy 8:2

And you shall remember all [of] the way that Yahweh your God led you [during] these forty years in the desert in order to humble you and to test you to know what [is] in your heart, whether you would [diligently] keep his commandments or not.

Song of Songs 1:3

As fragrance, {your perfumes} [are] {delightful}; your name is poured out {perfume}; therefore young women love you.

Song of Songs 4:12-14

A garden locked [is] my sister bride, a spring enclosed, a fountain sealed.

Song of Songs 5:5

I myself arose to open to my beloved; my hands dripped with myrrh, my fingers with liquid myrrh upon the handles of the bolt.

Song of Songs 5:13

His cheeks [are] like beds of spice, a tower of fragrances; his lips [are] lilies dripping liquid myrrh.

Isaiah 43:19

Look! I [am] about to do a new thing! Now it sprouts! Do you not perceive it? Indeed, I will {make} a way in the wilderness, rivers in [the] desert.

Jeremiah 2:2

"Go and proclaim in the ears of Jerusalem, {saying}, 'Thus says Yahweh, "I remember [concerning] you the loyal love of your childhood, the love of your betrothal-time, your going after me in the desert, in [the] land not sown.

Jeremiah 31:2

Thus says Yahweh: "[The] people of [the] survivors of the sword found grace in the desert; Israel going to find their rest."

Joel 2:29-31

And also on the male slaves and on the female slaves, I will pour out my Spirit in those days.

Matthew 2:11

And [when they] came into the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down [and] worshiped him. And opening their treasure boxes, they offered him gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh.

Acts 2:18-21

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

2 Corinthians 2:14-16

But thanks [be] to God, who always leads us in triumphal procession in Christ, and who reveals the fragrance of the knowledge of him through us in every place.

Philippians 4:18

But I have received everything [in full] and have an abundance; {I am well supplied} [because] I received from Epaphroditus {what you had sent}, a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.

Colossians 3:1-2

Therefore, if you have been raised together with Christ, seek the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

Revelation 5:8

And when he took the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each one of whom had a harp and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.

Revelation 12:6

And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she had a place prepared there by God, so that they could feed her there [for one] thousand two hundred sixty days.

Revelation 12:14

And the two wings of a great eagle were given to the woman, in order that she could fly into the wilderness, to her place where she is fed there [for] a time, and times, and half a time, from the presence of the serpent.

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