Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Thy neck is like the tower of David, Built for an armoury: A thousand bucklers hang thereon, All shields of mighty men.

New American Standard Bible

"Your neck is like the tower of David, Built with rows of stones On which are hung a thousand shields, All the round shields of the mighty men.

King James Version

Thy neck is like the tower of David builded for an armoury, whereon there hang a thousand bucklers, all shields of mighty men.

Holman Bible

Your neck is like the tower of David,
constructed in layers.
A thousand bucklers are hung on it—
all of them shields of warriors.

International Standard Version

Your neck is like the tower of David, built with rows of stones. A thousand shields are hung upon it, all the shields of the warriors.

American Standard Version

Thy neck is like the tower of David builded for an armory, Whereon there hang a thousand bucklers, All the shields of the mighty men.

Amplified

Your neck is like the tower of David, built for an arsenal, whereon hang a thousand bucklers, all of them shields of warriors.

Bible in Basic English

Your neck is like the tower of David made for a store-house of arms, in which a thousand breastplates are hanging, breastplates for fighting-men.

Julia Smith Translation

As the tower of David thy neck, built for the weapons; a thousand shields hung upon it, all shields of the powerful.

King James 2000

Your neck is like the tower of David built for an armory, on which there hang a thousand shields, all shields of mighty men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Your neck [is] like the tower of David, built in courses; a thousand {ornaments} are hung on it, all the shields of the warriors.

Modern King James verseion

Your neck is like the tower of David built for an armory, on which there hang a thousand bucklers, all shields of mighty men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thy neck is like the tower of David builded with bulwarks, whereupon there hang a thousand shields; yea, all the weapons of the giants.

NET Bible

Your neck is like the tower of David built with courses of stones; one thousand shields are hung on it -- all shields of valiant warriors.

New Heart English Bible

Your neck is like David's tower built for an armory, whereon a thousand shields hang, all the shields of the mighty men.

The Emphasized Bible

Like the tower of David, is thy neck, built for war, - A thousand shields, hung thereon, all, equipment of heroes:

Webster

Thy neck is like the tower of David built for an armory, on which hang a thousand bucklers, all shields of mighty men.

World English Bible

Your neck is like David's tower built for an armory, whereon a thousand shields hang, all the shields of the mighty men.

Youngs Literal Translation

As the tower of David is thy neck, built for an armoury, The chief of the shields are hung on it, All shields of the mighty.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צוּארה צוּרן צוּר צוּאר 
Tsavva'r 
Usage: 43

is like the tower
מגדּלה מגדּל 
Migdal 
Usage: 50

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

תּלפּיּה 
Talpiyah 
Usage: 1

תּלה 
Talah 
Usage: 27

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

מגנּה מגן 
Magen 
Usage: 63

שׁלט 
Shelet 
Usage: 7

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Groom's Praise Of His Bride

3 Thy lips are like a thread of scarlet, And thy speech is comely; As a piece of a pomegranate are thy temples Behind thy veil. 4 Thy neck is like the tower of David, Built for an armoury: A thousand bucklers hang thereon, All shields of mighty men. 5 Thy two breasts are like two fawns, twins of a gazelle, Which feed among the lilies.


Cross References

Song of Songs 7:4

Thy neck is as a tower of ivory; Thine eyes, like the pools in Heshbon, By the gate of Bath-rabbim; Thy nose like the tower of Lebanon, Which looketh toward Damascus;

Nehemiah 3:19

And next to him repaired Ezer the son of Jeshua, the ruler of Mizpah, a second piece over against the going up to the armoury at the angle.

2 Samuel 1:21

Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew, no rain upon you, nor fields of heave-offerings! For there the shield of the mighty was vilely cast away, The shield of Saul, as not anointed with oil.

2 Samuel 22:51

It is he who giveth great deliverances to his king, And sheweth loving-kindness to his anointed, To David, and to his seed for evermore.

2 Chronicles 9:15-16

And king Solomon made two hundred targets of beaten gold, he applied six hundred shekels of beaten gold to one target;

2 Chronicles 12:9-11

And Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, and took away the treasures of the house of Jehovah, and the treasures of the king's house; he took away all; and he took away the shields of gold that Solomon had made.

Song of Songs 1:10

Thy cheeks are comely with bead-rows, Thy neck with ornamental chains.

Ezekiel 27:10-11

Persia and Lud and Phut were in thine army, thy men of war: they hanged shield and helmet in thee; they gave splendour to thee.

Ephesians 4:15-16

but, holding the truth in love, we may grow up to him in all things, who is the head, the Christ:

Colossians 2:19

and not holding fast the head, from whom all the body, ministered to and united together by the joints and bands, increases with the increase of God.

1 Peter 1:5

who are kept guarded by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

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