New Living Translation
The king is lying on his couch, enchanted by the fragrance of my perfume.
King James Bible
While the king sitteth at his table, my spikenard sendeth forth the smell thereof.
Darby Bible Translation
While the king is at his table, My spikenard sendeth forth its fragrance.
World English Bible
While the king sat at his table, my perfume spread its fragrance.
Young's Literal Translation
While the king is in his circle, My spikenard hath given its fragrance.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:12 The king - My royal husband. Sitteth - With me in his ordinances. Spikenard - The graces of his spirit conferred upon me, here compared to those sweet ointments, which the master of the feast caused to be poured out upon the heads of the guests, Luke 7:38, in which ointments, spikenard was a chief ingredient. Sendeth - This denotes the exercise and manifestation of her graces, which is a sweet smelling savour in the nostrils of her husband, and of her companies.
Meanwhile, Jesus was in Bethany at the home of Simon, a man who had previously had leprosy. While he was eating, a woman came in with a beautiful alabaster jar of expensive perfume made from essence of nard. She broke open the jar and poured the perfume over his head.
Then Mary took a twelve-ounce jar of expensive perfume made from essence of nard, and she anointed Jesus' feet with it, wiping his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance.
Song of Solomon 1:11
We will make for you earrings of gold and beads of silver.
Song of Solomon 4:14
nard and saffron, fragrant calamus and cinnamon, with all the trees of frankincense, myrrh, and aloes, and every other lovely spice.
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