Parallel Verses

Amplified

Where has your beloved gone, O you fairest among women? [Again the ladies showed their interest in the remarkable person whom the Shulammite had championed with such unstinted praise; they too wanted to know him, they insisted.] Where is your beloved hiding himself? For we would seek him with you.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Whither is thy beloved gone, O thou fairest among women? whither is thy beloved turned aside? that we may seek him with thee.

Holman Bible

Y Where has your love gone,
most beautiful of women?
Which way has he turned?
We will seek him with you.

International Standard Version

Where did your beloved go, most beautiful of women? Where did your beloved turn, so we may look for him with you?

A Conservative Version

Where has thy beloved gone, O thou fairest among women? Where has thy beloved turned, that we may seek him with thee?

American Standard Version

Whither is thy beloved gone, O thou fairest among women? Whither hath thy beloved turned him, That we may seek him with thee?

Bible in Basic English

Where is your loved one gone, O most fair among women? Where is your loved one turned away, that we may go looking for him with you?

Darby Translation

Whither is thy beloved gone, Thou fairest among women? Whither is thy beloved turned aside? And we will seek him with thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Where has thy beloved gone, O thou fairest among women? where didst thy beloved separate himself? that we may seek him with thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Where went thy beloved, O beautiful one among women? where turned away thy beloved, and we will seek him with thee.

King James 2000

Where has your beloved gone, O you fairest among women? where has your beloved turned aside? that we may seek him with you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

Where has your Beloved gone, most beautiful among women? Where has your Beloved turned? For we seek Him along with you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whither is thy love gone then, O thou fairest among women; whither is thy love departed, that we may seek him with thee?

NET Bible

The Maidens to the Beloved: Where has your beloved gone, O most beautiful among women? Where has your beloved turned? Tell us, that we may seek him with you.

New Heart English Bible

Where has your beloved gone, you fairest among women? Where has your beloved turned, that we may seek him with you?

The Emphasized Bible

DAUGHTERS OF JERUSALEMWhither hath thy beloved, gone, thou most beautiful among women? whither hath thy beloved turned him aside? That we may seek him with thee.

Webster

Whither is thy beloved gone, O thou fairest among women? whither is thy beloved turned aside? that we may seek him with thee.

World English Bible

Where has your beloved gone, you fairest among women? Where has your beloved turned, that we may seek him with you? Beloved

Youngs Literal Translation

Whither hath thy beloved gone, O fair among women? Whither hath thy beloved turned, And we seek him with thee?

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

O thou fairest
יפה 
Yapheh 
Usage: 41

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61

פּנה 
Panah 
Usage: 134

Verse Info

Context Readings

Maiden's Praise Of Her Beloved

1 Where has your beloved gone, O you fairest among women? [Again the ladies showed their interest in the remarkable person whom the Shulammite had championed with such unstinted praise; they too wanted to know him, they insisted.] Where is your beloved hiding himself? For we would seek him with you. 2 [She replied] My beloved has gone down to his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens and to gather lilies.



Cross References

Song of Songs 1:8

If you do not know [where your lover is], O you fairest among women, run along, follow the tracks of the flock, and [amuse yourself by] pasturing your kids beside the shepherds' tents.

Song of Songs 5:9

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?

Ruth 1:16-17

And Ruth said, Urge me not to leave you or to turn back from following you; for where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people and your God my God.

Ruth 2:12

The Lord recompense you for what you have done, and a full reward be given you by the Lord, the God of Israel, under Whose wings you have come to take refuge!

Song of Songs 1:4

Draw me! We will run after you! The king brings me into his apartments! We will be glad and rejoice in you! We will recall [when we were favored with] your love, more fragrant than wine. The upright [are not offended at your choice, but sincerely] love you.

Song of Songs 2:2

But Solomon replied, Like the lily among thorns, so are you, my love, among the daughters.

Song of Songs 5:6

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.

Song of Songs 6:4

[He said] You are as beautiful as Tirzah [capital of the northern kingdom's first king], my love, and as comely as Jerusalem, [but you are] as terrible as a bannered host!

Song of Songs 6:9-10

But my dove, my undefiled and perfect one, stands alone [above them all]; she is the only one of her mother, she is the choice one of her who bore her. The daughters saw her and called her blessed and happy, yes, the queens and the concubines, and they praised her.

Isaiah 2:5

O house of Jacob, come, let us walk in the light of the Lord.

Jeremiah 14:8

O Hope of Israel, her Savior in time of trouble, why should You be like a sojourner in the land and like a wayfaring man who turns aside and spreads his tent to tarry [only] for a night?

Zechariah 8:21-23

And the inhabitants of one city shall go to them of another, saying, Let us go speedily to pray and entreat the favor of the Lord and to seek, inquire of, and require [to meet our own most essential need] the Lord of hosts. I will go also.

Acts 5:11-14

And the whole church and all others who heard of these things were appalled [great awe and strange terror and dread seized them].

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