Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

SHEI, was sleeping, but, my heart, was awake, - The voice of my beloved - knocking! Open to me, my sister, my fair one, my dove, my perfect one, for, my head, is filled with dew, my locks, with the moisture of the night.

New American Standard Bible

I was asleep but my heart was awake.
A voice! My beloved was knocking:
‘Open to me, my sister, my darling,
My dove, my perfect one!
For my head is drenched with dew,
My locks with the damp of the night.’

King James Version

I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night.

Holman Bible

W I sleep, but my heart is awake.
A sound! My love is knocking!


M Open to me, my sister, my darling,
my dove, my perfect one.
For my head is drenched with dew,
my hair with droplets of the night.

International Standard Version

I was asleep, but my heart was awake. There's a sound! My beloved is knocking. "Open up for me, my sister, my darling, my dove, my perfect one. For my head is drenched with dew, my hair with the dampness of the night."

American Standard Version

I was asleep, but my heart waked: It is the voice of my beloved that knocketh,'saying , Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled; For my head is filled with dew, My locks with the drops of the night.

Amplified

(The Shulammite Bride)
“I was asleep, but my heart was awake.
A voice [in my dream]! My beloved was knocking:
‘Open to me, my sister, my darling,
My dove, my perfect one!
For my head is drenched with the [heavy night] dew;
My hair [is covered] with the dampness of the night.’

Bible in Basic English

I am sleeping, but my heart is awake; it is the sound of my loved one at the door, saying, Be open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my very beautiful one; my head is wet with dew, and my hair with the drops of the night.

Darby Translation

I slept, but my heart was awake. The voice of my beloved! he knocketh: Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, mine undefiled; For my head is filled with dew, My locks with the drops of the night.

Julia Smith Translation

I slept and my heart waked: the voice of my beloved knocks at the door; Open to me, my sister, my friend, my dove, my perfect one: my head was filled with dew, my locks with the drops of the night

King James 2000

I sleep, but my heart wakes: it is the voice of my beloved that knocks, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my perfect one: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I [was] asleep but my heart was awake. A sound! My beloved knocking! "Open to me, my sister, my beloved, my dove, my perfect one! For my head is full of dew, {my hair drenched from the moist night air}."

Modern King James verseion

I sleep, but my heart is awake. It is the sound of my Beloved that knocks, saying, Open to Me, My sister, My love, My dove, My undefiled; for My head is filled with dew, My locks with the drops of the night.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As I was asleep, and my heart waking, I heard the voice of my beloved, when he knocked. Open to me, said he, O my sister, my love, my darling, my dove: for my head is full of dew, and my locks of my hair are full of the night drops.

NET Bible

The Beloved about Her Lover: I was asleep, but my mind was dreaming. Listen! My lover is knocking at the door! The Lover to His Beloved: "Open for me, my sister, my darling, my dove, my flawless one! My head is drenched with dew, my hair with the dampness of the night."

New Heart English Bible

I was asleep, but my heart was awake. It is the voice of my beloved who knocks: "Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled; for my head is filled with dew, and my hair with the dampness of the night."

Webster

I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night.

World English Bible

I was asleep, but my heart was awake. It is the voice of my beloved who knocks: "Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled; for my head is filled with dew, and my hair with the dampness of the night."

Youngs Literal Translation

I am sleeping, but my heart waketh: The sound of my beloved knocking! 'Open to me, my sister, my friend, My dove, my perfect one, For my head is filled with dew, My locks with drops of the night.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I sleep
ישׁן 
Yashen 
Usage: 9

עוּר 
`uwr 
Usage: 80

it is the voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

of my beloved
דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61

דּפק 
Daphaq 
Usage: 3

פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

to me, my sister
אחות 
'achowth 
Usage: 114

my love
רעיה 
Ra`yah 
Usage: 9

my dove
יונה 
Yownah 
Usage: 31

תּם 
Tam 
Usage: 13

for my head
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

is filled
מלא מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 251

with dew
טל 
Tal 
dew
Usage: 31

and my locks
קוצּה 
Q@vutstsah 
Usage: 2

with the drops
רסיס 
Raciyc 
Usage: 2

Verse Info

Context Readings

Maiden's Dream: Seeking And Not Finding

1 HEI have entered my garden, my sister, bride, I have plucked my myrrh, with my balsam, I have eaten the honey of my thicket, I have drunk my wine, with my milk: - Eat ye, O friends, Drink, yea drink abundantly, ye beloved! 2 SHEI, was sleeping, but, my heart, was awake, - The voice of my beloved - knocking! Open to me, my sister, my fair one, my dove, my perfect one, for, my head, is filled with dew, my locks, with the moisture of the night. 3 I have put off my tunic, oh how shall I put it on? I have bathed my feet, oh how shall I soil them?



Cross References

Song of Songs 6:9

One alone, is my dove, my perfect one, one alone, was she to her mother, Pure, was she to her that bare her, - The daughters, have seen her, and pronounced her happy, Queens and concubines, and they have praised her.

Song of Songs 2:14

HEO my dove! In the retreats of the crag, in the hiding-place of the terrace, Let me see thy form, Let me hear thy voice, - For, thy voice, is sweet, and, thy form, comely.

Revelation 3:20

Lo! I am standing at the door, and knocking; if anyone shall hearken unto my voice, and open the door, I will come in unto him, and will sup with him, and, he, with, me.

Genesis 29:20

So Jacob served for Rachel - seven years, - and they became, in his eyes, as single days, for his love to her.

Genesis 31:40-41

Thus have I been - By day, drought hath consumed me, And, frost, by, night, - So that my sleep fled away from mine eyes.

Psalm 24:7-10

Lift up, O ye gates, your heads, and lift yourselves up, ye age-abiding doors, That the king of glory may come in.

Psalm 81:10

I, Yahweh, am thy God, Who brought thee up out of the land of Egypt, - Open wide thy mouth, that I may fill it.

Psalm 119:1

[ALEPH] How happy the men of blameless life, who walk in the law of Yahweh.

Proverbs 23:26

Oh give, my son, thy mind unto me, and let, thine eyes, observe, my ways;

Song of Songs 2:8

SHEThe voice of my beloved! Lo! here he cometh, - leaping over the mountains, skipping over the hills.

Song of Songs 2:10

Responded my beloved, and said to me, - Rise up! my fair - my beautiful - one, and come away,

Song of Songs 3:1

SHEUpon my couch, in the night-time, sought I the beloved of my soul, - I sought him, but found him not.

Song of Songs 4:7

Thou art, all over, beautiful, my fair one, and, blemish, is there none in thee.

Song of Songs 4:9

Thou hast encouraged me, my sister, bride, - thou hast encouraged me, with one glance of thine eyes, with one ornament of thy neck.

Song of Songs 5:11

His head, is pure gold, - his locks, are bushy, black as a raven;

Song of Songs 7:9

And, thy mouth, like good wine - SHEFlowing to my beloved smoothly, gliding over the lips of the sleeping.

Song of Songs 8:7

Many waters, cannot quench love, nor shall, floods, overwhelm it, - If a man would give all the substance of his house, for love, they would, utterly despise, him. ****

Isaiah 50:6

My back, gave I to smiters, and My cheeks, to them who pulled out the beard, - My face, hid I not from insult and spitting.

Isaiah 52:14

The more that Many, were amazed at thee, So marred, beyond any man's, was his appearance, - And his form, beyond the sons of men,

Isaiah 53:3-5

Despised was he, and forsaken of men, Man of pains and familiar with sickness, - Yea, like one from whom the face is hidden, Despised, and we esteemed him not.

Daniel 8:18

And, when he spake with me, I fell stunned upon my face, to the earth, - but he touched me, and caused me to stand up where I was.

Zechariah 4:1

And once more the messenger who was speaking with me, roused me up, just as a man might be roused up out of his sleep.

Matthew 8:17

that it might be fulfilled, which was spoken through Isaiah the prophet, saying, - Himself, our weaknesses, took, and, diseases, bare.

Matthew 25:4-5

But, the prudent, took oil in their vessels, with their torches.

Matthew 25:35-45

For I hungered, and ye gave me to eat, I thirsted, and ye gave me drink, a stranger, was I, and ye took me home,

Matthew 26:40-41

And he cometh unto his disciples, and findeth them sleeping, and said unto Peter - Thus, powerless are ye, one hour, to watch with me?

Mark 1:35

And, very early by night arising, he went out and departedinto a desert place, and, there, was praying;

Luke 6:12

And it came to pass, in these days, that he went forth into the mountain to pray, and was spending the night in the prayer-house of God.

Luke 9:32

Now, Peter, and they who were with him, had become heavy with sleep; but, waking up, they saw his glory, and the two men who were standing with him.

Luke 9:32

Now, Peter, and they who were with him, had become heavy with sleep; but, waking up, they saw his glory, and the two men who were standing with him.

John 10:4

As soon as, all his own, he hath put forth, before them, he moveth on, and, the sheep, follow him, because they know his voice;

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For, the love of the Christ, constraineth us; -

Galatians 2:20

With Christ, have I been crucified; and, living no longer, am, I, but, living in me, is, Christ, - while, so far as I now do live in flesh, by faith, I live - The faith in the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself up in my behalf.

Ephesians 5:14

Wherefore it saith - Up! thou sleeper, and arise from among the dead, and the Christ will shine upon thee.

Revelation 3:4

Nevertheless, thou hast a few names, in Sardis, which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white, because they are, worthy.

Revelation 14:4

These, are they, who with women, were not defiled, for they are, virgin. These, are they who follow the Lamb whithersoever he is going. These, were redeemed from mankind, as a firstfruit unto God and the Lamb;

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