Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Your lips, my bride, drip honey; Honey and milk are under your tongue, And the fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

King James Version

Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

Holman Bible

Your lips drip sweetness like the honeycomb, my bride.
Honey and milk are under your tongue.
The fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

International Standard Version

Your lips drip honey, my bride; milk and honey are under your tongue. The scent of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

American Standard Version

Thy lips, O my bride, drop as the honeycomb: Honey and milk are under thy tongue; And the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

Amplified

Your lips, O my [promised] bride, drop honey as the honeycomb; honey and milk are under your tongue. And the odor of your garments is like the odor of Lebanon.

Bible in Basic English

Your lips are dropping honey; honey and milk are under your tongue; and the smell of your clothing is like the smell of Lebanon.

Darby Translation

Thy lips, my spouse, drop as the honeycomb; Honey and milk are under thy tongue; And the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thy lips, O my spouse, drip as the honeycomb; honey and milk are under thy tongue, and the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

Julia Smith Translation

Thy lips will drop honey droppings, O bride: honey and milk under thy tongue, and the odor of thy garments as the odor of Lebanon.

King James 2000

Your lips, O my spouse, drop like the honeycomb: honey and milk are under your tongue; and the fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Your lips drip nectar, [my] bride; honey and milk [are] under your lips; the scent of your garments [is] like the scent of Lebanon.

Modern King James verseion

Your lips, My spouse, drop like the honeycomb; honey and milk are under your tongue; and the smell of your garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb; yea, milk and honey is under thy tongue, and the smell of thy garments is like the smell of frankincense.

NET Bible

Your lips drip sweetness like the honeycomb, my bride, honey and milk are under your tongue. The fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

New Heart English Bible

Your lips, my bride, drip like the honeycomb. Honey and milk are under your tongue. The smell of your garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

The Emphasized Bible

With sweetness, thy lips do drip, O bride, - Honey and milk, are under thy tongue, and, the fragrance of thy garments, is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

Webster

Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honey-comb; honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

World English Bible

Your lips, my bride, drip like the honeycomb. Honey and milk are under your tongue. The smell of your garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thy lips drop honey, O spouse, Honey and milk are under thy tongue, And the fragrance of thy garments Is as the fragrance of Lebanon.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

O my spouse
כּלּה 
Kallah 
Usage: 34

נטף 
Nataph 
Usage: 18

as the honeycomb
נפת 
Nopheth 
Usage: 5

דּבשׁ 
D@bash 
Usage: 54

and milk
חלב 
Chalab 
Usage: 44

לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

and the smell
ריח 
Reyach 
Usage: 58

שׂלמה 
Salmah 
Usage: 16

is like the smell
ריח 
Reyach 
Usage: 58

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

The Mountains And Fragrance Of Lebanon

10 "How beautiful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much better is your love than wine, And the fragrance of your oils Than all kinds of spices! 11 "Your lips, my bride, drip honey; Honey and milk are under your tongue, And the fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon. 12 "A garden locked is my sister, my bride, A rock garden locked, a spring sealed up.


Cross References

Genesis 27:27

So he came close and kissed him; and when he smelled the smell of his garments, he blessed him and said, "See, the smell of my son Is like the smell of a field which the LORD has blessed;

Song of Songs 5:1

"I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride; I have gathered my myrrh along with my balsam I have eaten my honeycomb and my honey; I have drunk my wine and my milk Eat, friends; Drink and imbibe deeply, O lovers."

Psalm 19:10

They are more desirable than gold, yes, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb.

Psalm 45:8

All Your garments are fragrant with myrrh and aloes and cassia; Out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made You glad.

Psalm 71:14-15

But as for me, I will hope continually, And will praise You yet more and more.

Psalm 71:23-24

My lips will shout for joy when I sing praises to You; And my soul, which You have redeemed.

Proverbs 5:3

For the lips of an adulteress drip honey And smoother than oil is her speech;

Proverbs 16:24

Pleasant words are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.

Proverbs 24:13-14

My son, eat honey, for it is good, Yes, the honey from the comb is sweet to your taste;

Song of Songs 4:3

"Your lips are like a scarlet thread, And your mouth is lovely Your temples are like a slice of a pomegranate Behind your veil.

Song of Songs 4:10

"How beautiful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much better is your love than wine, And the fragrance of your oils Than all kinds of spices!

Song of Songs 5:13

"His cheeks are like a bed of balsam, Banks of sweet-scented herbs; His lips are lilies Dripping with liquid myrrh.

Song of Songs 7:9

And your mouth like the best wine!" "It goes down smoothly for my beloved, Flowing gently through the lips of those who fall asleep.

Isaiah 7:15

"He will eat curds and honey at the time He knows enough to refuse evil and choose good.

Hosea 14:2

Take words with you and return to the LORD. Say to Him, "Take away all iniquity And receive us graciously, That we may present the fruit of our lips.

Hosea 14:6-7

His shoots will sprout, And his beauty will be like the olive tree And his fragrance like the cedars of Lebanon.

Hebrews 13:15

Through Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name.

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