Songs 1:17
Good News Translation
the cedars will be the beams of our house, and the cypress trees the ceiling.

Contemporary English Version
in the shade of cedar and cypress trees.

Douay-Rheims Bible
New American Bible
the beams of our house are cedars, our rafters, cypresses.

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Songs 8:9 If she be a wall: let us build upon it bulwarks of silver: if she be a door, let us join it together with boards of cedar.

2 Chronicles 2:8,9 Send me also cedars, and fir trees, and pine trees from Libanus: for I know that thy servants are skilful in cutting timber in Libanus, and my servants shall be with thy servants, . . .

Psalm 92:12 The just shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow up like the cedar of Libanus.

1 Timothy 3:15,16 But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth. . . .

Hebrews 11:10 For he looked for a city that hath foundations: whose builder and maker is God.

1 Peter 2:4,5 Unto whom coming, as to a living stone, rejected indeed by men but chosen and made honourable by God: . . .

rafters

Songs 7:5 Thy head is like Carmel: and the hairs of thy head as the purple of the king bound in the channels.

Ezekiel 41:16 The thresholds, and the oblique windows, and the galleries round about on three sides, over against the threshold of every one, and floored with wood all round about: and the ground was up to the windows, and the windows were shut over the doors.

Ezekiel 42:3 Over against the twenty cubits of the inner court, and over against the pavement of the outward court that was paved with stone, where there was a gallery joined to a triple gallery.

Context
The Bride Confesses Her Love
16The beams of our houses are of cedar, our rafters of cypress trees. 17
Cross References
1 Kings 6:9
So he built the house, and finished it: and he covered the house with roofs of cedar.

1 Kings 6:10
And he built a floor over all the house, five cubits in height, and he covered the house with timber of cedar.

2 Chronicles 3:5
And the greater house he ceiled with deal boards, and overlaid them with plates of fine gold throughout: and he graved in them palm trees, and like little chains interlaced with one another.

Jeremiah 22:14
Who saith: I will build me a wide house, and large chambers: who openeth to himself windows, and maketh roofs of cedar, and painteth them with vermilion.

Additional Translations
The beams of our house are cedars; our rafters are fragrant firs.The beams of our house are cedar, and our rafters of fir.

The beams of our house are cedars, And our rafters are firs.

The beams of our house are cedars, our ceilings are of cypress.

The beams of our houses are cedars, Our rafters are cypresses.

The beams of our house are cedars, and our rafters are firs.

The beams of our house are cedar, and our rafters of fir.

The beams of our house are cedars. Our rafters are firs. Beloved

The beams of our houses are cedars, Our rafters are firs, I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys!
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