New Living Translation
How fragrant your cologne; your name is like its spreading fragrance. No wonder all the young women love you!
King James Bible
Because of the savour of thy good ointments thy name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Thine ointments savour sweetly; Thy name is an ointment poured forth: Therefore do the virgins love thee.
World English Bible
Your oils have a pleasing fragrance. Your name is oil poured forth, therefore the virgins love you.
Young's Literal Translation
For fragrance are thy perfumes good. Perfume emptied out -- thy name, Therefore have virgins loved thee!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:3 Ointments - Because of those excellent gifts and graces of God's Spirit wherewith thou art replenished. Thy name - Thy report, the very mention of thee, and all those things by which thou makest thyself known to men, thy word, particularly thine offers of pardon and salvation to sinners; and all thy works, especially that great work of redemption is most acceptable, and refreshing. The virgins - called the companions of the bride, Psal 45:14, particular believers, who are called virgins, 2Cor 11:2 Rev 14:4, who have their senses exercised to perceive this sweetness and fulness of Christ.
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.
2 Corinthians 2:14
But thank God! He has made us his captives and continues to lead us along in Christ's triumphal procession. Now he uses us to spread the knowledge of Christ everywhere, like a sweet perfume.
2 Corinthians 2:15
Our lives are a Christ-like fragrance rising up to God. But this fragrance is perceived differently by those who are being saved and by those who are perishing.
In her beautiful robes, she is led to the king, accompanied by her bridesmaids.
A good reputation is more valuable than costly perfume. And the day you die is better than the day you are born.
Song of Solomon 4:10
Your love delights me, my treasure, my bride. Your love is better than wine, your perfume more fragrant than spices.
Song of Solomon 6:8
Even among sixty queens and eighty concubines and countless young women,
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