Song of Solomon 1:2
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New International Version
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth-- for your love is more delightful than wine.

King James Bible
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth: for thy love is better than wine.

Darby Bible Translation
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth; For thy love is better than wine.

World English Bible
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth; for your love is better than wine.

Young's Literal Translation
Let him kiss me with kisses of his mouth, For better are thy loves than wine.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let him kiss me, etc. - She speaks of the bridegroom in the third person, to testify her own modesty, and to show him the greater respect.

Thy love is better than wine - The versions in general translate דדיך dodeyca, thy breasts; and they are said to represent, spiritually, the Old and New Testaments.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Songs 5:16 His mouth is most sweet: yes, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Songs 8:1 O that you were as my brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother! when I should find you without, I would kiss you; yes...

Genesis 26:26,27 Then Abimelech went to him from Gerar, and Ahuzzath one of his friends, and Phichol the chief captain of his army...

Genesis 29:11 And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice, and wept.

Genesis 45:15 Moreover he kissed all his brothers, and wept on them: and after that his brothers talked with him.

Psalm 2:12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little...

Luke 15:20 And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran...

Acts 21:7 And when we had finished our course from Tyre, we came to Ptolemais, and saluted the brothers, and stayed with them one day.

1 Peter 5:14 Greet you one another with a kiss of charity. Peace be with you all that are in Christ Jesus. Amen.

thy love

Songs 1:4 Draw me, we will run after you: the king has brought me into his chambers: we will be glad and rejoice in you...

Songs 2:4 He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love.

Songs 4:10 How fair is your love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is your love than wine! and the smell of your ointments than all spices!

Songs 7:6,9,12 How fair and how pleasant are you, O love, for delights!...

Songs 8:2 I would lead you, and bring you into my mother's house, who would instruct me...

Psalm 36:7 How excellent is your loving kindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of your wings.

Psalm 63:3-5 Because your loving kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise you...

Isaiah 25:6 And in this mountain shall the LORD of hosts make to all people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees...

Isaiah 55:1,2 Ho, every one that thirsts, come you to the waters, and he that has no money; come you, buy, and eat...

Matthew 26:26 And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and broke it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take...

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 1:4
Take me away with you--let us hurry! Let the king bring me into his chambers. Friends We rejoice and delight in you; we will praise your love more than wine. She How right they are to adore you!

Song of Solomon 4:10
How delightful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much more pleasing is your love than wine, and the fragrance of your perfume more than any spice!

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