Parallel Verses

Amplified

[She replied] My beloved has gone down to his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens and to gather lilies.

New American Standard Bible

"My beloved has gone down to his garden, To the beds of balsam, To pasture his flock in the gardens And gather lilies.

King James Version

My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies.

Holman Bible

W My love has gone down to his garden,
to beds of spice,
to feed in the gardens
and gather lilies.

International Standard Version

My beloved has gone down to his garden, to the beds of spices, to graze his flock in the gardens and gather lilies.

A Conservative Version

My beloved has gone down to his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies.

American Standard Version

My beloved is gone down to his garden, To the beds of spices, To feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies.

Bible in Basic English

My loved one is gone down into his garden, to the beds of spices, to take food in the gardens, and to get lilies.

Darby Translation

My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the beds of spices, To feed in the gardens and to gather lilies.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather the lilies.

Julia Smith Translation

My beloved went down to his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies.

King James 2000

My beloved has gone down into his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed his flock in the gardens, and to gather lilies.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My beloved has gone down to his garden, to the garden bed of the spice, to pasture his flock and to gather lilies in the garden.

Modern King James verseion

My Beloved has gone down to His garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens and to gather lilies.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My love is gone down into his garden, unto the sweet smelling beds, that he may refresh himself in the garden, and gather flowers.

NET Bible

The Beloved to the Maidens: My beloved has gone down to his garden, to the flowerbeds of balsam spices, to graze in the gardens, and to gather lilies.

New Heart English Bible

My beloved has gone down to his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies.

The Emphasized Bible

SHEMy beloved, is gone down to his garden, to the beds of balsam, - to pasture in the gardens, and to gather lilies,

Webster

My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies.

World English Bible

My beloved has gone down to his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies.

Youngs Literal Translation

My beloved went down to his garden, To the beds of the spice, To delight himself in the gardens, and to gather lilies.

Interlinear

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

is gone down
ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

גּן 
Gan 
Usage: 43

to the beds
ערגה ערוּגה 
`aruwgah 
Usage: 4

of spices
בּשׂם בּשׂם 
Besem 
Usage: 29

to feed
רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

in the gardens
גּן 
Gan 
Usage: 43

and to gather
לקט 
Laqat 
Usage: 37

References

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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. 3 I am my beloved's [garden] and my beloved is mine! He feeds among the lilies [which grow there].



Cross References

Song of Songs 5:13

His cheeks are like a bed of spices or balsam, like banks of sweet herbs yielding fragrance. His lips are like bloodred anemones or lilies distilling liquid [sweet-scented] myrrh.

Song of Songs 1:7-8

[Addressing her shepherd, she said] Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, where you pasture your flock, where you make it lie down at noon. For why should I [as I think of you] be as a veiled one straying beside the flocks of your companions?

Song of Songs 2:1-2

[She said] I am only a little rose or autumn crocus of the plain of Sharon, or a [humble] lily of the valleys [that grows in deep and difficult places].

Song of Songs 4:12-1

A garden enclosed and barred is my sister, my [promised] bride -- "a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.

Song of Songs 6:11

[The Shulammite replied] I went down into the nut orchard [one day] to look at the green plants of the valley, to see whether the grapevine had budded and the pomegranates were in flower.

Isaiah 40:11

He will feed His flock like a shepherd: He will gather the lambs in His arm, He will carry them in His bosom and will gently lead those that have their young.

Isaiah 57:1

The righteous man perishes, and no one lays it to heart; and merciful and devout men are taken away, with no one considering that the uncompromisingly upright and godly person is taken away from the calamity and evil to come [even through wickedness].

Isaiah 58:11

And the Lord shall guide you continually and satisfy you in drought and in dry places and make strong your bones. And you shall be like a watered garden and like a spring of water whose waters fail not.

Isaiah 61:11

For as [surely as] the earth brings forth its shoots, and as a garden causes what is sown in it to spring forth, so [surely] the Lord God will cause rightness and justice and praise to spring forth before all the nations [through the self-fulfilling power of His word].

Ezekiel 34:23

And I will raise up over them one Shepherd and He shall feed them, even My Servant David; He shall feed them and He shall be their Shepherd.

Zephaniah 3:17

The Lord your God is in the midst of you, a Mighty One, a Savior [Who saves]! He will rejoice over you with joy; He will rest [in silent satisfaction] and in His love He will be silent and make no mention [of past sins, or even recall them]; He will exult over you with singing.

Matthew 18:20

For wherever two or three are gathered (drawn together as My followers) in (into) My name, there I Am in the midst of them.

Matthew 28:20

Teaching them to observe everything that I have commanded you, and behold, I am with you all the days ( perpetually, uniformly, and on every occasion), to the [very] close and consummation of the age. Amen (so let it be).

John 4:34-35

Jesus said to them, My food (nourishment) is to do the will (pleasure) of Him Who sent Me and to accomplish and completely finish His work.

John 14:3

And when (if) I go and make ready a place for you, I will come back again and will take you to Myself, that where I am you may be also.

John 17:24

Father, I desire that they also whom You have entrusted to Me [as Your gift to Me] may be with Me where I am, so that they may see My glory, which You have given Me [Your love gift to Me]; for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.

Philippians 1:21-23

For me to live is Christ [His life in me], and to die is gain [the gain of the glory of eternity].

1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

Now also we would not have you ignorant, brethren, about those who fall asleep [ in death], that you may not grieve [for them] as the rest do who have no hope [beyond the grave].

Revelation 7:17

For the Lamb Who is in the midst of the throne will be their Shepherd, and He will guide them to the springs of the waters of life; and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.

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