Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then the chariots of the prince of my people made me suddenly afraid.

New American Standard Bible

“Before I was aware, my soul set me
Over the chariots of my noble people.”

King James Version

Or ever I was aware, my soul made me like the chariots of Amminadib.

Holman Bible

Before I knew it,
my desire put me
among the chariots of my noble people.

International Standard Version

Before I knew it, I imagined myself among the chariots of my noble people.

A Conservative Version

Before I was aware, my soul set me [among] the chariots of my princely people.

American Standard Version

Before I was aware, my soul set me Among the chariots of my princely people.

Amplified


“Before I was aware [of what was happening], my desire had brought me
Into the area of the princes of my people [the king’s retinue].”

Bible in Basic English

Before I was conscious of it, ...

Darby Translation

Before I was aware, My soul set me upon the chariots of my willing people.

Julia Smith Translation

I knew not my soul set me the chariots of my willing people.

King James 2000

Before I was aware, my desire had made me as the chariots of my noble people.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I did not know my {heart} set me [in] a chariot of my princely people.

Modern King James verseion

I did not know, but my soul set me on the chariots of my princely people.

NET Bible

I was beside myself with joy! There please give me your myrrh, O daughter of my princely people.

New Heart English Bible

Without realizing it, my desire set me with my royal people's chariots.

The Emphasized Bible

I know not how it was , my soul, set for me the chariots of my willing people!

Webster

Or ere I was aware, my soul made me like the chariots of Amminadib.

World English Bible

Without realizing it, my desire set me with my royal people's chariots. Friends

Youngs Literal Translation

I knew not my soul, It made me -- chariots of my people Nadib.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
my soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

me like the chariots
מרכּבה 
merkabah 
Usage: 44

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Journey To The Valley

11 I went down into the nut garden, to see what grew by the brooks, to look if the vineyard flourished, and if the pomegranates were shot forth. 12 Then the chariots of the prince of my people made me suddenly afraid. 13 Turn again, turn again, O thou Shulamite; turn again, turn again, that we may look upon thee. What pleasure have ye more in the Shulamite, than when she danceth among the men of war?



Cross References

Jeremiah 31:18-20

Moreover, I heard Ephraim, that was led away captive, complain on this manner, 'O LORD, thou hast corrected me, and thy chastening have I received, as an untamed calf. Convert thou me, and I shall be converted, for thou art my LORD God.

Hosea 11:8-9

What great things have I given thee, O Ephraim? How faithfully have I defended thee, O Israel? Have I dealt with thee as with Adam? Or have I entreated thee like Zeboim? No, my heart is otherwise minded. Yea, my mercy is to fervent:

Luke 15:20

And he arose, and went to his father. And when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran unto him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.

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