Parallel Bible results for Song of Solomon 2

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Song of Solomon 2

NLT 1 I am the spring crocus blooming on the Sharon Plain, the lily of the valley. NIV 1 I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys. NLT 2 Like a lily among thistles is my darling among young women. NIV 2 Like a lily among thorns is my darling among the maidens. NLT 3 Like the finest apple tree in the orchard is my lover among other young men. I sit in his delightful shade and taste his delicious fruit. NIV 3 Like an apple tree among the trees of the forest is my lover among the young men. I delight to sit in his shade, and his fruit is sweet to my taste. NLT 4 He escorts me to the banquet hall; it’s obvious how much he loves me. NIV 4 He has taken me to the banquet hall, and his banner over me is love. NLT 5 Strengthen me with raisin cakes, refresh me with apples, for I am weak with love. NIV 5 Strengthen me with raisins, refresh me with apples, for I am faint with love. NLT 6 His left arm is under my head, and his right arm embraces me. NIV 6 His left arm is under my head, and his right arm embraces me. NLT 7 Promise me, O women of Jerusalem, by the gazelles and wild deer, not to awaken love until the time is right. NIV 7 Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you by the gazelles and by the does of the field: Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires. NLT 8 Ah, I hear my lover coming! He is leaping over the mountains, bounding over the hills. NIV 8 Listen! My lover! Look! Here he comes, leaping across the mountains, bounding over the hills. NLT 9 My lover is like a swift gazelle or a young stag. Look, there he is behind the wall, looking through the window, peering into the room. NIV 9 My lover is like a gazelle or a young stag. Look! There he stands behind our wall, gazing through the windows, peering through the lattice. NLT 10 My lover said to me, “Rise up, my darling! Come away with me, my fair one! NIV 10 My lover spoke and said to me, "Arise, my darling, my beautiful one, and come with me. NLT 11 Look, the winter is past, and the rains are over and gone. NIV 11 See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone. NLT 12 The flowers are springing up, the season of singing birds has come, and the cooing of turtledoves fills the air. NIV 12 Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves is heard in our land. NLT 13 The fig trees are forming young fruit, and the fragrant grapevines are blossoming. Rise up, my darling! Come away with me, my fair one!” NIV 13 The fig tree forms its early fruit; the blossoming vines spread their fragrance. Arise, come, my darling; my beautiful one, come with me." NLT 14 My dove is hiding behind the rocks, behind an outcrop on the cliff. Let me see your face; let me hear your voice. For your voice is pleasant, and your face is lovely. NIV 14 My dove in the clefts of the rock, in the hiding places on the mountainside, show me your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely. NLT 15 Catch all the foxes, those little foxes, before they ruin the vineyard of love, for the grapevines are blossoming! NIV 15 Catch for us the foxes, the little foxes that ruin the vineyards, our vineyards that are in bloom. NLT 16 My lover is mine, and I am his. He browses among the lilies. NIV 16 My lover is mine and I am his; he browses among the lilies. NLT 17 Before the dawn breezes blow and the night shadows flee, return to me, my love, like a gazelle or a young stag on the rugged mountains. NIV 17 Until the day breaks and the shadows flee, turn, my lover, and be like a gazelle or like a young stag on the rugged hills.