Song of Solomon 1:16
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New International Version
How handsome you are, my beloved! Oh, how charming! And our bed is verdant.

King James Bible
Behold, thou art fair, my beloved, yea, pleasant: also our bed is green.

Darby Bible Translation
Behold, thou art fair, my beloved, yea, pleasant; Also our bed is green.

World English Bible
Behold, you are beautiful, my beloved, yes, pleasant; and our couch is verdant. Lover

Young's Literal Translation
Lo, thou art fair, my love, yea, pleasant, Yea, our couch is green,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Also our bed is green - ערס eres, from its use in several places of the Hebrew Bible, generally signifies a mattress; and here probably a green bank is meant, on which they sat down, being now on a walk in the country. Or it may mean a bower in a garden, or the nuptial bed.

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Songs 2:3 As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight...

Songs 5:10-16 My beloved is white and ruddy, the most chief among ten thousand...

Psalm 45:2 You are fairer than the children of men: grace is poured into your lips: therefore God has blessed you for ever.

Zechariah 9:17 For how great is his goodness, and how great is his beauty! corn shall make the young men cheerful, and new wine the maids.

Philippians 3:8,9 Yes doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord...

Revelation 5:11-13 And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and the beasts and the elders...


Songs 3:7 Behold his bed, which is Solomon's; three score valiant men are about it, of the valiant of Israel.

Psalm 110:3 Your people shall be willing in the day of your power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning...

Song of Songs
The contents of this book justify the description of it in the title, i. 1, as the "loveliest song"--for that is the meaning of the Hebrew idiom "song of songs." It abounds in poetical gems of the purest ray. It breathes the bracing air of the hill country, and the passionate love of man for woman and woman for man. It is a revelation of the keen Hebrew delight in nature, in her vineyards and pastures, flowers and fruit trees, in her doves and deer and sheep and goats. It is a song tremulous from
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Song of Solomon 1:15
How beautiful you are, my darling! Oh, how beautiful! Your eyes are doves.

Song of Solomon 2:3
Like an apple tree among the trees of the forest is my beloved among the young men. I delight to sit in his shade, and his fruit is sweet to my taste.

Song of Solomon 2:9
My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag. Look! There he stands behind our wall, gazing through the windows, peering through the lattice.

Song of Solomon 5:2
I slept but my heart was awake. Listen! My beloved is knocking: "Open to me, my sister, my darling, my dove, my flawless one. My head is drenched with dew, my hair with the dampness of the night."

Song of Solomon 5:5
I arose to open for my beloved, and my hands dripped with myrrh, my fingers with flowing myrrh, on the handles of the bolt.

Song of Solomon 7:6
How beautiful you are and how pleasing, my love, with your delights!

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