Parallel Verses

NET Bible

The Lover to His Beloved: My darling, you are as beautiful as Tirzah, as lovely as Jerusalem, as awe-inspiring as bannered armies!

New American Standard Bible

You are as beautiful as Tirzah, my darling,
As lovely as Jerusalem,
As awesome as an army with banners.

King James Version

Thou art beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah, comely as Jerusalem, terrible as an army with banners.

Holman Bible

M You are as beautiful as Tirzah, my darling,
lovely as Jerusalem,
awe-inspiring as an army with banners.

International Standard Version

You are beautiful, my darling, like Tirzah, lovely like Jerusalem, as awesome as an army with banners.

A Conservative Version

Thou are fair, O my love, as Tirzah, comely as Jerusalem, sublime as an army with banners.

American Standard Version

Thou art fair, O my love, as Tirzah, Comely as Jerusalem, Terrible as an army with banners.

Amplified

(The Bridegroom)
“You are as beautiful as Tirzah, my darling,
As lovely as Jerusalem,
As majestic as an army with banners!

Bible in Basic English

You are beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah, as fair as Jerusalem; you are to be feared like an army with flags.

Darby Translation

Thou art fair, my love, as Tirzah, Comely as Jerusalem, Terrible as troops with banners:

Julia Smith Translation

Thou art beautiful my friend, as delight; becoming as Jerusalem, a terror as those being furnished with banners.

King James 2000

You are beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah, lovely as Jerusalem, awesome as an army with banners.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You [are] beautiful, my beloved, as Tirzah, lovely as Jerusalem, {overwhelming as an army with banners}.

Modern King James verseion

O my love, you are as beautiful as Tirzah, as lovely as Jerusalem, as inspiring as an army with banners.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou art beautiful, O my love, even as loveliness itself; thou art fair as Jerusalem, glorious as an army of men with their banners.

New Heart English Bible

You are beautiful, my love, as Tirzah, lovely as Jerusalem, awesome as an army with banners.

The Emphasized Bible

HEBeautiful, art thou, my fair one, as Tirzah, comely, as Jerusalem, - majestic as bannered hosts!

Webster

Thou art beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah, comely as Jerusalem, terrible as an army with banners.

World English Bible

You are beautiful, my love, as Tirzah, lovely as Jerusalem, awesome as an army with banners.

Youngs Literal Translation

Fair art thou, my friend, as Tirzah, Comely as Jerusalem, Awe-inspiring as bannered hosts.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
O my love
רעיה 
Ra`yah 
Usage: 9

as Tirzah
תּרצה 
Tirtsah 
Usage: 18

נאוה 
Na'veh 
Usage: 10

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

אים 
'ayom 
Usage: 3

Verse Info

Context Readings

Solomon's Praise Of His Beloved

3 The Beloved about Her Lover: I am my lover's and my lover is mine; he grazes among the lilies. 4 The Lover to His Beloved: My darling, you are as beautiful as Tirzah, as lovely as Jerusalem, as awe-inspiring as bannered armies! 5 Turn your eyes away from me -- they overwhelm me! Your hair is like a flock of goats descending from Mount Gilead.


Cross References

Song of Songs 6:10

"Who is this who appears like the dawn? Beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun, awe-inspiring as the stars in procession?"

Psalm 48:2

It is lofty and pleasing to look at, a source of joy to the whole earth. Mount Zion resembles the peaks of Zaphon; it is the city of the great king.

1 Kings 14:17

So Jeroboam's wife got up and went back to Tirzah. As she crossed the threshold of the house, the boy died.

Psalm 50:2

From Zion, the most beautiful of all places, God comes in splendor.

Lamentations 2:15

(Samek) All who passed by on the road clapped their hands to mock you. They sneered and shook their heads at Daughter Jerusalem. "Ha! Is this the city they called 'The perfection of beauty, the source of joy of the whole earth!'?"

Revelation 21:2

And I saw the holy city -- the new Jerusalem -- descending out of heaven from God, made ready like a bride adorned for her husband.

Numbers 24:5-9

How beautiful are your tents, O Jacob, and your dwelling places, O Israel!

1 Kings 15:21

When Baasha heard the news, he stopped fortifying Ramah and settled down in Tirzah.

1 Kings 15:33

In the third year of Asa's reign over Judah, Baasha son of Ahijah became king over all Israel in Tirzah; he ruled for twenty-four years.

Psalm 144:4-8

People are like a vapor, their days like a shadow that disappears.

Song of Songs 1:5

The Beloved to the Maidens: I am dark but lovely, O maidens of Jerusalem, dark like the tents of Qedar, lovely like the tent curtains of Salmah.

Song of Songs 1:15

The Lover to His Beloved: Oh, how beautiful you are, my beloved! Oh, how beautiful you are! Your eyes are like doves!

Song of Songs 2:14

The Lover to His Beloved: O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the hiding places of the mountain crags, let me see your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.

Song of Songs 4:7

You are altogether beautiful, my darling! There is no blemish in you!

Song of Songs 5:2

The Beloved about Her Lover: I was asleep, but my mind was dreaming. Listen! My lover is knocking at the door! The Lover to His Beloved: "Open for me, my sister, my darling, my dove, my flawless one! My head is drenched with dew, my hair with the dampness of the night."

Ezekiel 16:13-14

You were adorned with gold and silver, while your clothing was of fine linen, silk, and embroidery. You ate the finest flour, honey, and olive oil. You became extremely beautiful and attained the position of royalty.

Zechariah 12:3

Moreover, on that day I will make Jerusalem a heavy burden for all the nations, and all who try to carry it will be seriously injured; yet all the peoples of the earth will be assembled against it.

2 Corinthians 10:4

for the weapons of our warfare are not human weapons, but are made powerful by God for tearing down strongholds. We tear down arguments

Ephesians 5:27

so that he may present the church to himself as glorious -- not having a stain or wrinkle, or any such blemish, but holy and blameless.

Revelation 19:14-16

The armies that are in heaven, dressed in white, clean, fine linen, were following him on white horses.

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