Songs 5:4
Good News Translation
My lover put his hand to the door, and I was thrilled that he was near.

New Revised Standard Version
My beloved thrust his hand into the opening, and my inmost being yearned for him.

Contemporary English Version
Then my darling's hand reached to open the latch, and my heart stood still.

New American Bible
My lover put his hand in through the opening: my innermost being trembled because of him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My beloved put his hand through the key hole, and my bowels were moved at his touch.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

My beloved put his hand through the key hole, and my bowels were moved at his touch.


Songs 1:4 I am black but beautiful, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Cedar, as the curtains of Solomon.

Psalm 110:3 With thee is the principality in the day of thy strength: in the brightness of the saints: from the womb before the day star I begot thee.

Acts 16:14 And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, one that worshipped God, did hear: whose heart the Lord opened to attend to those things which were said by Paul.

2 Corinthians 8:1,2,16 Now we make known unto you, brethren, the grace of God that hath been given in the churches of Macedonia. . . .

Philippians 2:13 For it is God who worketh in you, both to will and to accomplish, according to his good will.

my bowels

Genesis 43:30 And he made haste, because his heart was moved upon his brother, and tears gushed out: and going into his chamber, he wept.

1 Kings 3:26 But the woman, whose child was alive, said to the king; (for her bowels were moved upon her child) I beseech thee, my lord, give her the child alive, and do not kill it. But the other said: Let it be neither mine nor thine; but divide it.

Isaiah 26:8,9 And in the way of thy judgments, O Lord, we have patiently waited for thee: thy name, and thy remembrance are the desire of the soul. . . .

1 John 3:16,17 In this we have known the charity of God, because he hath laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. . . .

for him

The Bride and Her Beloved
3I have put off my garment, how shall I put it on? I have washed my feet, how shall I defile them? 4My beloved put his hand through the key hole, and my bowels were moved at his touch.5I arose up to open to my beloved: my hands dropped with myrrh, and my fingers were full of the choicest myrrh.…
Cross References
Genesis 7:11
In the six hundredth year of the life of Noe, in the second month, in the seventeenth day of the month, all the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the floodgates of heaven were opened:

Jeremiah 31:20
Surely Ephraim is an honourable son to me, surely he is a tender child: for since I spoke of him, I will still remember him. Therefore are my bowels troubled for him: pitying I will pity him, saith the Lord.

Songs 5:3
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