Song of Solomon 7:9



Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 -- "[then the Shulammite interrupted] that goes down smoothly and sweetly for my beloved [shepherd, kisses] gliding over his lips while he sleeps!

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.

Holman Bible

Your mouth is like fine wine- flowing smoothly for my love gliding past my lips and teeth!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and thy palate like the best wine that goes into my beloved sweetly and causes the lips of those that are asleep to speak.

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

New simplified Bible

The roof of your mouth is like the best wine for my beloved.' (The Shulamite) The wine goes down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak.

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!

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

like the best
טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

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

Context Readings

Solomon Longs For The Young Woman's Affection

8 I said, I will go up to the palm tree, I will take hold of its branches: may also your breasts be as clusters of the vine, and the fragrance of your breath like apples; 9 And the roof of your mouth like the best wine for my beloved, that goes down sweetly, flowing gently over lips and teeth. 10 I am my beloved's, and his desire is toward me.



Cross References

Song of Songs 5:16

His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Proverbs 16:24

Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.

Song of Songs 2:14

O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the cliff, let me see your face, let me hear your voice; for sweet is your voice, and your countenance is lovely.

Song of Songs 5:2

I sleep, but my heart wakes: it is the voice of my beloved that knocks, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my perfect one: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night.

Isaiah 62:8-9

The LORD has sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no more give your grain to be food for your enemies; and the sons of the foreigner shall not drink your wine, for which you have labored:

Zechariah 9:15-17

The LORD of hosts shall defend them; and they shall devour, and subdue with sling stones; and they shall drink, and roar as with wine; and they shall be filled with blood like bowls, and like the corners of the altar.

Acts 2:11-13

Cretans and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.

Acts 2:46-47

And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their food with gladness and sincerity of heart,

Acts 4:31-32

And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and they spoke the word of God with boldness.

Acts 16:30-34

And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?

Romans 13:11

And this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.

Ephesians 4:29

Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.

Colossians 3:16-17

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

Colossians 4:6

Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer every man.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them who are asleep, that you sorrow not, even as others who have no hope.

Hebrews 13:15

By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.

Revelation 14:13

And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on: Yea, says the Spirit, that they may rest from their labors; and their works do follow them.



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