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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CommentaryClarke'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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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 …
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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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