Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And your mouth like the best wine!”
It goes down smoothly for my beloved,
Flowing gently through the lips of those who fall asleep.

King James Version

And the roof of thy mouth like the best wine for my beloved, that goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak.

Holman Bible

Your mouth is like fine wine

W flowing smoothly for my love,
gliding past my lips and teeth!

International Standard Version

May your mouth be like good wine. May it go down smoothly to my beloved, gliding gently over the lips of the sleeping ones.

A Conservative Version

and thy mouth like the best wine, that goes down smoothly for my beloved, gliding through the lips and teeth.

American Standard Version

And thy mouth like the best wine, That goeth down smoothly for my beloved, Gliding through the lips of those that are asleep.

Amplified


‘And your kisses like the best wine!’”

Bible in Basic English

And the roof of your mouth like good wine flowing down smoothly for my loved one, moving gently over my lips and my teeth.

Darby Translation

And the roof of thy mouth like the best wine, ... That goeth down smoothly for my beloved, And stealeth over the lips of them that are asleep.

Julia Smith Translation

And thy palate as good wine going to my beloved for uprightness, causing the lips of the sleeping to flow softly.

King James 2000

And the roof of your mouth like the best wine for my beloved, that goes down sweetly, flowing gently over lips and teeth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Your palate [is] like the best wine that goes down for my beloved, smoothly gliding over my lips and teeth.

Modern King James verseion

and the roof of your mouth like the best wine for my Beloved, that goes down smoothly for my Beloved, flowing softly over the lips of sleeping ones.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and thy throat like the best wine. This shall be pure and clear for my love, his lips and teeth shall have their pleasure.

NET Bible

May your mouth be like the best wine, flowing smoothly for my beloved, gliding gently over our lips as we sleep together.

New Heart English Bible

Your mouth like the best wine, that goes down smoothly for my beloved, gliding through the lips of those who are asleep.

The Emphasized Bible

And, thy mouth, like good wine - SHEFlowing to my beloved smoothly, gliding over the lips of the sleeping.

Webster

And the roof of thy mouth like the best wine for my beloved, that goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak.

World English Bible

Your mouth like the best wine, that goes down smoothly for my beloved, gliding through the lips of those who are asleep.

Youngs Literal Translation

And thy palate as the good wine -- 'Flowing to my beloved in uprightness, Strengthening the lips of the aged!

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the roof of thy mouth
חך 
Chek 
mouth, roof of the mouth, taste
Usage: 18

יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61

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

שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

ישׁן 
Yashen 
Usage: 9

References

Hastings

Verse Info

Context Readings

Solomon Longs For The Young Woman's Affection

8 “I said, ‘I will climb the palm tree,
I will take hold of its fruit stalks.’
Oh, may your breasts be like clusters of the vine,
And the fragrance of your breath like apples,
9 And your mouth like the best wine!”
It goes down smoothly for my beloved,
Flowing gently through the lips of those who fall asleep.
10 I am my beloved’s,
And his desire is for me.



Cross References

Song of Songs 5:16

“His mouth is full of sweetness.
And he is wholly desirable.
This is my beloved and this is my friend,
O daughters of Jerusalem.”

Proverbs 16:24

Pleasant words are a honeycomb,
Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.

Song of Songs 2:14

O my dove, in the clefts of the rock,
In the secret place of the steep pathway,
Let me see your form,
Let me hear your voice;
For your voice is sweet,
And your form is lovely.”

Song of Songs 5:2

I was asleep but my heart was awake.
A voice! My beloved was knocking:
‘Open to me, my sister, my darling,
My dove, my perfect one!
For my head is drenched with dew,
My locks with the damp of the night.’

Isaiah 62:8-9

The Lord has sworn by His right hand and by His strong arm,
“I will never again give your grain as food for your enemies;
Nor will foreigners drink your new wine for which you have labored.”

Zechariah 9:15-17

The Lord of hosts will defend them.
And they will devour and trample on the sling stones;
And they will drink and be boisterous as with wine;
And they will be filled like a sacrificial basin,
Drenched like the corners of the altar.

Acts 2:11-13

Cretans and Arabs—we hear them in our own tongues speaking of the mighty deeds of God.”

Acts 2:46-47

Day by day continuing with one mind in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they were taking their meals together with gladness and sincerity of heart,

Acts 4:31-32

And when they had prayed, the place where they had gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak the word of God with boldness.

Acts 16:30-34

and after he brought them out, he said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”

Romans 13:11

Do this, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep; for now salvation is nearer to us than when we believed.

Ephesians 4:29

Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear.

Colossians 3:16-17

Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

Colossians 4:6

Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope.

Hebrews 13:15

Through Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name.

Revelation 14:13

And I heard a voice from heaven, saying, “Write, ‘Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on!’” “Yes,” says the Spirit, “so that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow with them.”

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