Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"His mouth is full of sweetness And he is wholly desirable. This is my beloved and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem."

King James Version

His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Holman Bible

His mouth is sweetness.
He is absolutely desirable.
This is my love, and this is my friend,
young women of Jerusalem.

International Standard Version

His mouth is sweetness, and all of him is desirable. This is my beloved, this is my friend, young women of Jerusalem!

American Standard Version

His mouth is most sweet; Yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Amplified

His voice and speech are exceedingly sweet; yes, he is altogether lovely [the whole of him delights and is precious]. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem!

Bible in Basic English

His mouth is most sweet; yes, he is all beautiful. This is my loved one, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Darby Translation

His mouth is most sweet: Yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, yea, this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

His mouth is most sweet; he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O virgins of Jerusalem.

Julia Smith Translation

His palate, sweetness: he is all loveliness. This my beloved, and this my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

King James 2000

His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{His mouth} [is] sweet, and he is altogether desirable. This [is] my beloved; this [is] my friend, {O young women of Jerusalem}.

Modern King James verseion

His mouth is most sweet; yes, He is altogether lovely. This is my Beloved, and this is my Friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

His throat is sweet; yea, he is altogether lovely. Such one is my love, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, such one is my love.

NET Bible

His mouth is very sweet; he is totally desirable. This is my beloved! This is my companion, O maidens of Jerusalem!

New Heart English Bible

His mouth is sweetness; yes, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, daughters of Jerusalem.

The Emphasized Bible

His mouth, most sweet, yea, altogether, he is delightful, - This, is my beloved, yea, this, is my dear one, ye daughters of Jerusalem.

Webster

His mouth is most sweet: yes, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

World English Bible

His mouth is sweetness; yes, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, daughters of Jerusalem. Friends

Youngs Literal Translation

His mouth is sweetness -- and all of him desirable, This is my beloved, and this my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem!

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חך 
Chek 
mouth, roof of the mouth, taste
Usage: 18

is most sweet
ממתּק 
Mamtaq 
Usage: 2

מחמד 
Machmad 
Usage: 12

This is my beloved
דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61

and this is my friend
ריע רע 
Rea` 
Usage: 187

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

Devotionals

Devotionals about Song of Solomon 5:16

References

Images Song of Solomon 5:16

Prayers for Song of Solomon 5:16

Context Readings

Maiden's Praise Of Her Beloved

15 "His legs are pillars of alabaster Set on pedestals of pure gold; His appearance is like Lebanon Choice as the cedars. 16 "His mouth is full of sweetness And he is wholly desirable. This is my beloved and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem."



Cross References

Psalm 45:2

You are fairer than the sons of men; Grace is poured upon Your lips; Therefore God has blessed You forever.

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 9:6-7

For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.

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 89:6

For who in the skies is comparable to the LORD? Who among the sons of the mighty is like the LORD,

Psalm 119:103

How sweet are Your words to my taste! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

Psalm 148:13

Let them praise the name of the LORD, For His name alone is exalted; His glory is above earth and heaven.

Song of Songs 1:2

"May he kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For your love is better than wine.

Song of Songs 1:16

"How handsome you are, my beloved, And so pleasant! Indeed, our couch is luxuriant!

Song of Songs 2:1

"I am the rose of Sharon, The lily of the valleys."

Song of Songs 2:3

"Like an apple tree among the trees of the forest, So is my beloved among the young men In his shade I took great delight and sat down, And his fruit was sweet to my taste.

Song of Songs 2:16

"My beloved is mine, and I am his; He pastures his flock among the lilies.

Song of Songs 6:3

"I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine, He who pastures his flock among the lilies."

Jeremiah 3:20

"Surely, as a woman treacherously departs from her lover, So you have dealt treacherously with Me, O house of Israel," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found and I ate them, And Your words became for me a joy and the delight of my heart; For I have been called by Your name, O LORD God of hosts.

Hosea 3:1

Then the LORD said to me, "Go again, love a woman who is loved by her husband, yet an adulteress, even as the LORD loves the sons of Israel, though they turn to other gods and love raisin cakes."

Galatians 2:20

"I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.

Philippians 3:8

More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish so that I may gain Christ,

James 2:23

and the Scripture was fulfilled which says, "AND ABRAHAM BELIEVED GOD, AND IT WAS RECKONED TO HIM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS," and he was called the friend of God.

James 4:4

You adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.

1 Peter 2:6-7

For this is contained in Scripture: "BEHOLD, I LAY IN ZION A CHOICE STONE, A PRECIOUS CORNER stone, AND HE WHO BELIEVES IN HIM WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED."

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