New American Standard Bible
"Like a lily among the thorns, So is my darling among the maidens."
King James Bible
As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.
Darby Bible Translation
As the lily among thorns, So is my love among the daughters.
World English Bible
As a lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters. Beloved
Young's Literal Translation
So is my friend among the daughters!
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The king resumes, taking up the bride's comparison: "As the lily excels in beauty the thorny shrubs among which it grows, so my friend excels her companions."
LibraryChrist Found in the Street, and Brought to the Church. Ss 3:1-5
Christ found in the street, and brought to the church. SS 3:1-5 Often I seek my Lord by night, Jesus, my Love, my soul's delight; With warm desire and restless thought I seek him oft, but find him not. Then I arise and search the street, Till I my Lord, my Savior meet: I ask the watchmen of the night, "Where did you see my soul's delight?" Sometimes I find him in my way, Directed by a heav'nly ray; I leap for joy to see his face, And hold him fast in mine embrace. [I bring him to my mother's …
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Song of Solomon 2:1
"I am the rose of Sharon, The lily of the valleys."
Song of Solomon 2:3
"Like an apple tree among the trees of the forest, So is my beloved among the young men. In his shade I took great delight and sat down, And his fruit was sweet to my taste.
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