Songs 8:8
Good News Translation
We have a young sister, and her breasts are still small. What will we do for her when a young man comes courting?

Contemporary English Version
We have a little sister whose breasts are not yet formed. If someone asks to marry her, what should we do?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Our sister is little, and hath no breasts. What shall we do to our sister in the day when she is to be spoken to?

New American Bible
“We have a little sister; she has no breasts as yet. What shall we do for our sister on the day she is spoken for?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Our sister is little, and hath no breasts. What shall we do to our sister in the day when she is to be spoken to?

a little

Ezekiel 16:46,55,56,61 And thy elder sister is Samaria, she and her daughters that dwell at thy left hand: and thy younger sister that dwelleth at thy right hand is Sodom, and her daughters. . . .

Ezekiel 23:33 Thou shalt be filled with drunkenness, and sorrow: with the cup of grief and sadness, with the cup of thy sister Samaria.

John 10:16 And other sheep I have that are not of this fold: them also I must bring. And they shall hear my voice: And there shall be one fold and one shepherd.

Acts 15:14-17 Simon hath related how God first visited to take to the Gentiles, a people to his name. . . .

Romans 15:9-12 But that the Gentiles are to glorify God for his mercy, as it is written: Therefore will I confess to thee, O Lord, among the Gentiles and will sing to thy name. . . .

she hath

Songs 8:10 I am a wall: and my breasts are as a tower since I am become in his presence as one finding peace.

Songs 4:5 Thy two breasts like two young roes that are twins, which feed among the lilies.

Songs 7:3 Thy two breasts are like two young roes that are twins.

Psalm 2:8 Ask of me, and I will give thee the Gentiles for thy inheritance, and the utmost parts of the earth for thy possession.

Psalm 72:17-19 Let his name be blessed for evermore: his name continueth before the sun. And in him shall all the tribes of the earth be blessed: all nations shall magnify him. . . .

Isaiah 49:6 And he said: It is a small thing that thou shouldst be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to convert the dregs of Israel. Behold, I have given thee to be the light of the Gentiles, that thou mayst be my salvation even to the farthest part of the earth.

Isaiah 60:1-5,10,11 Arise, be enlightened, O Jerusalem: for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. . . .

Acts 11:1-18 And the apostles and brethren, who were in Judea, heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. . . .

Acts 16:9 And a vision was shewed to Paul in the night, which was a man of Macedonia standing and beseeching him and saying: Pass over into Macedonia and help us.

Acts 22:21 And he said to me: Go, for unto the Gentiles afar off will I send thee.

Acts 26:17,18 Delivering thee from the people and from the nations unto which now I send thee: . . .

Romans 10:12-15 For there is no distinction of the Jew and the Greek: for the same is Lord over all, rich unto all that call upon him. . . .

Ephesians 2:13-15,19-22 But now in Christ Jesus, you, who some time were afar off, are made nigh by the blood of Christ. . . .

in the day

Luke 19:44 And beat thee flat to the ground, and thy children who are in thee. And they shall not leave in thee a stone upon a stone: because thou hast not known the time of thy visitation.

1 Peter 2:12 Having your conversation good among the Gentiles: that whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by the good works which they shall behold in you, glorify God in the day of visitation.

Context
Longing for Her Beloved
7Many waters cannot quench charity, neither can the floods drown it: if a man should give all the substance of his house for love, he shall despise it as nothing. 8Our sister is little, and hath no breasts. What shall we do to our sister in the day when she is to be spoken to?9If 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.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 16:7
I caused thee to multiply as the bud of the field: and thou didst increase and grow great, and advancedst, and camest to woman's ornament: thy breasts were fashioned, and thy hair grew: and thou was naked, and full of confusion.

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.

Additional Translations
We have a little sister, and her breasts are not yet grown. What shall we do for our sister on the day she is spoken for?We have a little sister, and she has no breasts: what shall we do for our sister in the day when she shall be spoken for?

We have a little sister, And she hath no breasts: What shall we do for our sister In the day when she shall be spoken for?

Our sister is little, and has no breasts; what shall we do for our sister, in the day wherein she shall be spoken for?

We have a little sister, And she hath no breasts: What shall we do for our sister In the day when she shall be spoken for? --

We have a little sister, and she hath no breasts: what shall we do for our sister in the day when she shall be spoken for?

We have a little sister, and she hath no breasts: what shall we do for our sister in the day when she shall be spoken for?

We have a little sister. She has no breasts. What shall we do for our sister in the day when she is to be spoken for?

We have a little sister, and breasts she hath not, What do we do for our sister, In the day that it is told of her?
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