Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"I opened to my beloved, But my beloved had turned away and had gone! My heart went out to him as he spoke I searched for him but I did not find him; I called him but he did not answer me.

King James Version

I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone: my soul failed when he spake: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.

Holman Bible

I opened to my love, but my love had turned and gone away. I was crushed that he had left. I sought him, but did not find him. I called him, but he did not answer.

International Standard Version

I opened the door for my beloved, but my beloved had turned away; he was gone! My very life went out when he departed. I searched for him, but couldn't find him. I called out to him, but he didn't answer.

American Standard Version

I opened to my beloved; But my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone. My soul had failed me when he spake: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.

Amplified

I opened for my beloved, but my beloved had turned away and withdrawn himself, and was gone! My soul went forth [to him] when he spoke, but it failed me [and now he was gone]! I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.

Bible in Basic English

I made the door open to my loved one; but my loved one had taken himself away, and was gone, my soul was feeble when his back was turned on me; I went after him, but I did not come near him; I said his name, but he gave me no answer.

Darby Translation

I opened to my beloved; But my beloved had withdrawn himself; he was gone: My soul went forth when he spoke. I sought him, but I found him not; I called him, but he gave me no answer.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I opened to my beloved, but my beloved had withdrawn himself and was gone; my soul went after his speech; I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.

Julia Smith Translation

I opened to my beloved, and my beloved turned about, he passed away: my soul went forth in his speaking: I sought and I found him not; I called him and he answered me not

King James 2000

I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone: my soul failed when he spoke: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I opened myself to my beloved, but my beloved had turned and gone; my heart sank when he turned away. I sought him, but I did not find him; I called him, but he did not answer me.

Modern King James verseion

I opened to my Beloved, but my Beloved had left. He passed on. My soul went out when He spoke; I sought Him, but I could not find Him. I called Him, but He did not answer me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless when I had opened unto my beloved, he was departed and gone his way. Now like as afore time when he spake, my heart could not longer refrain: Even so now I sought him, but I could not find him: I cried upon him, nevertheless he gave me no answer.

NET Bible

I opened for my beloved, but my lover had already turned and gone away. I fell into despair when he departed. I looked for him but did not find him; I called him but he did not answer me.

New Heart English Bible

I opened to my beloved; but my beloved left; and had gone away. My heart went out when he spoke. I looked for him, but I did not find him. I called him, but he did not answer.

The Emphasized Bible

I myself, opened to my beloved, but, my beloved, had turned away, had passed on, - My soul, had gone out when he spake, I sought him, but found him not, I called him, but he answered not.

Webster

I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone: my soul failed when he spoke: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.

World English Bible

I opened to my beloved; but my beloved left; and had gone away. My heart went out when he spoke. I looked for him, but I didn't find him. I called him, but he didn't answer.

Youngs Literal Translation

I opened to my beloved, But my beloved withdrew -- he passed on, My soul went forth when he spake, I sought him, and found him not. I called him, and he answered me not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I opened
פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

to my beloved
דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61

but my beloved
דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61

חמק 
Chamaq 
Usage: 2

עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

my soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

when he spake
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

him, but I could not find
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Song of Solomon 5:6

Context Readings

Maiden's Dream: Seeking And Not Finding

5 "I arose to open to my beloved; And my hands dripped with myrrh, And my fingers with liquid myrrh, On the handles of the bolt. 6 "I opened to my beloved, But my beloved had turned away and had gone! My heart went out to him as he spoke I searched for him but I did not find him; I called him but he did not answer me. 7 "The watchmen who make the rounds in the city found me, They struck me and wounded me; The guardsmen of the walls took away my shawl from me.



Cross References

Song of Songs 5:2

"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.'

Genesis 42:28

Then he said to his brothers, "My money has been returned, and behold, it is even in my sack." And their hearts sank, and they turned trembling to one another, saying, "What is this that God has done to us?"

1 Samuel 28:6

When Saul inquired of the LORD, the LORD did not answer him, either by dreams or by Urim or by prophets.

2 Samuel 16:10

But the king said, "What have I to do with you, O sons of Zeruiah? If he curses, and if the LORD has told him, 'Curse David,' then who shall say, 'Why have you done so?'"

Psalm 22:1-2

My God, my God, why have You forsaken me? Far from my deliverance are the words of my groaning.

Psalm 28:1

To You, O LORD, I call; My rock, do not be deaf to me, For if You are silent to me, I will become like those who go down to the pit.

Psalm 30:7

O LORD, by Your favor You have made my mountain to stand strong; You hid Your face, I was dismayed.

Psalm 69:3

I am weary with my crying; my throat is parched; My eyes fail while I wait for my God.

Psalm 77:3

When I remember God, then I am disturbed; When I sigh, then my spirit grows faint. Selah.

Psalm 80:4

O LORD God of hosts, How long will You be angry with the prayer of Your people?

Psalm 88:9-14

My eye has wasted away because of affliction; I have called upon You every day, O LORD; I have spread out my hands to You.

Proverbs 1:28

"Then they will call on me, but I will not answer; They will seek me diligently but they will not find me,

Song of Songs 3:1-2

"On my bed night after night I sought him Whom my soul loves; I sought him but did not find him.

Song of Songs 5:4

"My beloved extended his hand through the opening, And my feelings were aroused for him.

Song of Songs 6:1

"Where has your beloved gone, O most beautiful among women? Where has your beloved turned, That we may seek him with you?"

Isaiah 8:17

And I will wait for the LORD who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob; I will even look eagerly for Him.

Isaiah 12:1

Then you will say on that day, "I will give thanks to You, O LORD; For although You were angry with me, Your anger is turned away, And You comfort me.

Isaiah 50:2

"Why was there no man when I came? When I called, why was there none to answer? Is My hand so short that it cannot ransom? Or have I no power to deliver? Behold, I dry up the sea with My rebuke, I make the rivers a wilderness; Their fish stink for lack of water And die of thirst.

Isaiah 54:6-8

"For the LORD has called you, Like a wife forsaken and grieved in spirit, Even like a wife of one's youth when she is rejected," Says your God.

Isaiah 57:16

"For I will not contend forever, Nor will I always be angry; For the spirit would grow faint before Me, And the breath of those whom I have made.

Isaiah 58:2

"Yet they seek Me day by day and delight to know My ways, As a nation that has done righteousness And has not forsaken the ordinance of their God They ask Me for just decisions, They delight in the nearness of God.

Lamentations 3:8

Even when I cry out and call for help, He shuts out my prayer.

Hosea 5:6

They will go with their flocks and herds To seek the LORD, but they will not find Him; He has withdrawn from them.

Hosea 5:15

I will go away and return to My place Until they acknowledge their guilt and seek My face; In their affliction they will earnestly seek Me.

Zechariah 7:13

"And just as He called and they would not listen, so they called and I would not listen," says the LORD of hosts;

Matthew 15:22-28

And a Canaanite woman from that region came out and began to cry out, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is cruelly demon-possessed."

Matthew 26:75

And Peter remembered the word which Jesus had said, "Before a rooster crows, you will deny Me three times." And he went out and wept bitterly.

Mark 14:72

Immediately a rooster crowed a second time. And Peter remembered how Jesus had made the remark to him, "Before a rooster crows twice, you will deny Me three times." And he began to weep.

Luke 22:61-62

The Lord turned and looked at Peter And Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how He had told him, "Before a rooster crows today, you will deny Me three times."

Revelation 3:19

'Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline; therefore be zealous and repent.

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