Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Let his left hand be under my head
And his right hand embrace me.”

King James Version

His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me.

Holman Bible

His left hand is under my head,
and his right arm embraces me.

International Standard Version

Let his left hand be under my head, and let his right hand embrace me.

A Conservative Version

His left hand under my head, and his right hand should embrace me.

American Standard Version

His left hand'should be under my head, And his right hand should embrace me.

Amplified


“Let his left hand be under my head
And his right hand embrace me.”

Bible in Basic English

His left hand would be under my head, and his right hand about me.

Darby Translation

His left hand would be under my head, And his right hand embrace me.

Julia Smith Translation

His left hand under my head, and his right shall embrace me.

King James 2000

His left hand is under my head, and his right hand embraces me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

His left [hand is] under my head, and his right [hand] embraces me.

Modern King James verseion

His left hand would be under my head, and His right embrace me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

His left hand lieth under my head, and his right hand shall embrace me.

NET Bible

The Beloved about Her Lover: His left hand caresses my head, and his right hand stimulates me.

New Heart English Bible

His left hand would be under my head. His right hand would embrace me.

The Emphasized Bible

His left hand under my head, then, his right hand, embraceth me.

Webster

His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me.

World English Bible

His left hand would be under my head. His right hand would embrace me.

Youngs Literal Translation

His left hand is under my head, And his right doth embrace me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂמאל שׂמאול 
S@mo'wl 
Usage: 54

should be under my head
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

and his right hand
ימין 
Yamiyn 
Usage: 139

חבק 
Chabaq 
Usage: 13

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Double Refrain: Embrace And Adjuration

2 “I would lead you and bring you
Into the house of my mother, who used to instruct me;
I would give you spiced wine to drink from the juice of my pomegranates.
3 “Let his left hand be under my head
And his right hand embrace me.”
4 I want you to swear, O daughters of Jerusalem,
Do not arouse or awaken my love
Until she pleases.”



Cross References

Song of Songs 2:6

“Let his left hand be under my head
And his right hand embrace me.”

Deuteronomy 33:27

The eternal God is a dwelling place,
And underneath are the everlasting arms;
And He drove out the enemy from before you,
And said, ‘Destroy!’

Isaiah 62:4-5

It will no longer be said to you, “Forsaken,”
Nor to your land will it any longer be said, “Desolate”;
But you will be called, “My delight is in her,”
And your land, “Married”;
For the Lord delights in you,
And to Him your land will be married.

2 Corinthians 12:9

And He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.” Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

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