New American Standard Bible
"Your oils have a pleasing fragrance, Your name is like purified oil; Therefore the maidens love you.
King James Bible
Because of the savour of thy good ointments thy name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Thine ointments savour sweetly; Thy name is an ointment poured forth: Therefore do the virgins love thee.
World English Bible
Your oils have a pleasing fragrance. Your name is oil poured forth, therefore the virgins love you.
Young's Literal Translation
For fragrance are thy perfumes good. Perfume emptied out -- thy name, Therefore have virgins loved thee!
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Because ... - Better, For fragrance are thine ointments good, making with the clause that follows two steps of a climax: "thy perfumes are good, thy name the best of all perfumes." "Ointments" here are unguents or fragrant oils largely used for anointing at entertainments (compare Psalm 23:5; Luke 7:46; John 12:3).
Thy name ... poured forth - As unguents are the sweeter for diffusion, so the king's name the wider it is known.
Mary then took a pound of very costly perfume of pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped His feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.
2 Corinthians 2:14
But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and manifests through us the sweet aroma of the knowledge of Him in every place.
2 Corinthians 2:15
For we are a fragrance of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing;
She will be led to the King in embroidered work; The virgins, her companions who follow her, Will be brought to You.
A good name is better than a good ointment, And the day of one's death is better than the day of one's birth.
Song of Solomon 4:10
"How beautiful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much better is your love than wine, And the fragrance of your oils Than all kinds of spices!
Song of Solomon 6:8
"There are sixty queens and eighty concubines, And maidens without number;
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