Parallel Bible results for Song of Solomon 1

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Song of Solomon 1

NLT 1 This is Solomon’s song of songs, more wonderful than any other. NIV 1 Solomon's Song of Songs. NLT 2 Kiss me and kiss me again, for your love is sweeter than wine. NIV 2 Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth-- for your love is more delightful than wine. NLT 3 How fragrant your cologne; your name is like its spreading fragrance. No wonder all the young women love you! NIV 3 Pleasing is the fragrance of your perfumes; your name is like perfume poured out. No wonder the maidens love you! NLT 4 Take me with you; come, let’s run! The king has brought me into his bedroom. Young Women of Jerusalem How happy we are for you, O king. We praise your love even more than wine. Young Woman How right they are to adore you. NIV 4 Take me away with you--let us hurry! Let the king bring me into his chambers. We rejoice and delight in you; we will praise your love more than wine. How right they are to adore you! NLT 5 I am dark but beautiful, O women of Jerusalem— dark as the tents of Kedar, dark as the curtains of Solomon’s tents. NIV 5 Dark am I, yet lovely, O daughters of Jerusalem, dark like the tents of Kedar, like the tent curtains of Solomon. NLT 6 Don’t stare at me because I am dark— the sun has darkened my skin. My brothers were angry with me; they forced me to care for their vineyards, so I couldn’t care for myself—my own vineyard. NIV 6 Do not stare at me because I am dark, because I am darkened by the sun. My mother's sons were angry with me and made me take care of the vineyards; my own vineyard I have neglected. NLT 7 Tell me, my love, where are you leading your flock today? Where will you rest your sheep at noon? For why should I wander like a prostitute among your friends and their flocks? NIV 7 Tell me, you whom I love, where you graze your flock and where you rest your sheep at midday. Why should I be like a veiled woman beside the flocks of your friends? NLT 8 If you don’t know, O most beautiful woman, follow the trail of my flock, and graze your young goats by the shepherds’ tents. NIV 8 If you do not know, most beautiful of women, follow the tracks of the sheep and graze your young goats by the tents of the shepherds. NLT 9 You are as exciting, my darling, as a mare among Pharaoh’s stallions. NIV 9 I liken you, my darling, to a mare harnessed to one of the chariots of Pharaoh. NLT 10 How lovely are your cheeks; your earrings set them afire! How lovely is your neck, enhanced by a string of jewels. NIV 10 Your cheeks are beautiful with earrings, your neck with strings of jewels. NLT 11 We will make for you earrings of gold and beads of silver. NIV 11 We will make you earrings of gold, studded with silver. NLT 12 The king is lying on his couch, enchanted by the fragrance of my perfume. NIV 12 While the king was at his table, my perfume spread its fragrance. NLT 13 My lover is like a sachet of myrrh lying between my breasts. NIV 13 My lover is to me a sachet of myrrh resting between my breasts. NLT 14 He is like a bouquet of sweet henna blossoms from the vineyards of En-gedi. NIV 14 My lover is to me a cluster of henna blossoms from the vineyards of En Gedi. NLT 15 How beautiful you are, my darling, how beautiful! Your eyes are like doves. NIV 15 How beautiful you are, my darling! Oh, how beautiful! Your eyes are doves. NLT 16 You are so handsome, my love, pleasing beyond words! The soft grass is our bed; NIV 16 How handsome you are, my lover! Oh, how charming! And our bed is verdant. NLT 17 fragrant cedar branches are the beams of our house, and pleasant smelling firs are the rafters. NIV 17 The beams of our house are cedars; our rafters are firs.