Song of Songs 8:1 NIV

1 If only you were to me like a brother, who was nursed at my mother’s breasts! Then, if I found you outside, I would kiss you, and no one would despise me.

Study tools for Song of Songs 8:1

  • a 8:6 - Or "ardor"
  • b 8:6 - Or "fire," / "like the very flame of the " Lord
  • c 8:7 - Or "he"
  • d 8:11 - That is, about 25 pounds or about 12 kilograms; also in verse 12
  • e 8:12 - That is, about 5 pounds or about 2.3 kilograms