Parallel Verses

Amplified

I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if you find my beloved, that you tell him that I am sick from love [simply sick to be with him].

New American Standard Bible

"I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, If you find my beloved, As to what you will tell him: For I am lovesick."

King James Version

I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if ye find my beloved, that ye tell him, that I am sick of love.

Holman Bible

Young women of Jerusalem, I charge you:
if you find my love,
tell him that I am lovesick.

International Standard Version

I charge you, young women of Jerusalem, "If you find my beloved, what are you to tell him? Tell him that I'm weak with love."

American Standard Version

I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, If ye find my beloved, That ye tell him, that I am sick from love.

Bible in Basic English

I say to you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if you see my loved one, what will you say to him? That I am overcome with love.

Darby Translation

I charge you, daughters of Jerusalem, If ye find my beloved, ... What will ye tell him? That I am sick of love.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I charge you, O virgins of Jerusalem, if ye should find my beloved that ye cause him to know how sick I am with love.

Julia Smith Translation

I adjured you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if ye shall find my beloved, what ye shall announce to him: I am pierced by love.

King James 2000

I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if you find my beloved, that you tell him, that I am sick with love.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I adjure you, {O maidens of Jerusalem}, if you find my beloved, what will you tell him? [Tell him] that I am {lovesick}!

Modern King James verseion

I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if you find my Beloved, what do you tell Him? That I am sick with love.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I charge you therefore, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, if ye find my beloved, that ye tell him how that I am sick for love.

NET Bible

The Beloved to the Maidens: O maidens of Jerusalem, I command you -- If you find my beloved, what will you tell him? Tell him that I am lovesick!

New Heart English Bible

I adjure you, daughters of Jerusalem, If you find my beloved, that you tell him that I am faint with love.

The Emphasized Bible

I adjure you, ye daughters of Jerusalem, - If ye find my beloved, what will ye tell him? That, sick with love, I am.

Webster

I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if ye find my beloved, that ye tell him, that I am sick with love.

World English Bible

I adjure you, daughters of Jerusalem, If you find my beloved, that you tell him that I am faint with love. Friends

Youngs Literal Translation

I have adjured you, daughters of Jerusalem, If ye find my beloved -- What do ye tell him? that I am sick with love!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I charge
שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

if ye find
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

my beloved
דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61

that ye tell
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Adjuration Refrain

7 The watchmen who go about the city found me. They struck me, they wounded me; the keepers of the walls took my veil and my mantle from me. 8 I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if you find my beloved, that you tell him that I am sick from love [simply sick to be with him]. 9 What is your beloved more than another beloved, O you fairest among women [taunted the ladies]? What is your beloved more than another beloved, that you should give us such a charge?



Cross References

Song of Songs 2:7

[He said] I charge you, O you daughters of Jerusalem, by the gazelles or by the hinds of the field [which are free to follow their own instincts] that you not try to stir up or awaken [my] love until it pleases.

Song of Songs 2:5

Sustain me with raisins, refresh me with apples, for I am sick with love.

Psalm 42:1-3

As the hart pants and longs for the water brooks, so I pant and long for You, O God.

Psalm 63:1-3

O God, You are my God, earnestly will I seek You; my inner self thirsts for You, my flesh longs and is faint for You, in a dry and weary land where no water is.

Psalm 77:1-3

I will cry to God with my voice, even to God with my voice, and He will give ear and hearken to me.

Psalm 119:81-83

My soul languishes and grows faint for Your salvation, but I hope in Your word.

Song of Songs 3:5

I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, by the gazelles or by the hinds of the field that you stir not up nor awaken love until it pleases.

Song of Songs 8:4

I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, that you never [again attempt to] stir up or awaken love until it pleases.

Romans 15:30

I appeal to you [I entreat you], brethren, for the sake of our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love [given by] the Spirit, to unite with me in earnest wrestling in prayer to God in my behalf.

Galatians 6:1-2

Brethren, if any person is overtaken in misconduct or sin of any sort, you who are spiritual [who are responsive to and controlled by the Spirit] should set him right and restore and reinstate him, without any sense of superiority and with all gentleness, keeping an attentive eye on yourself, lest you should be tempted also.

James 5:16

Confess to one another therefore your faults (your slips, your false steps, your offenses, your sins) and pray [also] for one another, that you may be healed and restored [to a spiritual tone of mind and heart]. The earnest (heartfelt, continued) prayer of a righteous man makes tremendous power available [dynamic in its working].

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