Songs 5:10
Good News Translation
My lover is handsome and strong; he is one in ten thousand.

New Revised Standard Version
My beloved is all radiant and ruddy, distinguished among ten thousand.

Contemporary English Version
He is handsome and healthy, the most outstanding among ten thousand.

New American Bible
My lover is radiant and ruddy; outstanding among thousands.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My beloved is white and ruddy, chosen out of thousands.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

My beloved is white and ruddy, chosen out of thousands.


Songs 2:1 I am the flower of the field, and the lily of the valleys.

Deuteronomy 32:31 For our God is not as their gods: our enemies themselves are judges.

Psalm 45:17 They shall remember thy name throughout all generations. Therefore shall people praise thee for ever; yea, for ever and ever.

Isaiah 66:19 And I will set a sign among them, and I will send of them that shall be saved, to the Gentiles into the sea, into Africa, and Lydia them that draw the bow: into Italy, and Greece, to the islands afar off, to them that have not heard of me, and have not seen my glory. And they shall declare my glory to the Gentiles:

Hebrews 7:26 For it was fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens:

the chiefest or standard bearer

Isaiah 10:18 And the glory of his forest, and of his beautiful hill, shall be consumed from the soul even to the flesh, and he shall run away through fear.

Isaiah 59:19 And they from the west, shall fear the name of the Lord: and they from the rising of the sun, his glory when he shall come as a violent stream, which the spirit of the Lord driveth on:

Romans 9:5 Whose are the fathers and of whom is Christ, according to the flesh, who is over all things, God blessed for ever. Amen.

Philippians 2:9-11 For which cause, God also hath exalted him and hath given him a name which is above all names: . . .

Colossians 1:18 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things he may hold the primacy:

Hebrews 2:10 For it became him for whom are all things and by whom are all things, who had brought many children into glory, to perfect the author of their salvation, by his passion.

The Bride and Her Beloved
9What manner of one is thy beloved of the beloved, O thou most beautiful among women? what manner of one is thy beloved of the beloved, that thou hast so adjured us? 10My beloved is white and ruddy, chosen out of thousands.11His head is as the finest gold: his locks as branches of palm trees, black as a raven.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 16:12
He sent therefore and brought him. Now he was ruddy and beautiful to behold, and of a comely face. And the Lord said: Arise, and anoint him, for this is he.

Psalm 45:2
Thou art beautiful above the sons of men: grace is poured abroad in thy lips; therefore hath God blessed thee for ever.

Songs 5:9
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