New Living Translation
Like a lily among thistles is my darling among young women.
King James Bible
As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.
Darby Bible Translation
As the lily among thorns, So is my love among the daughters.
World English Bible
As a lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters. Beloved
Young's Literal Translation
So is my friend among the daughters!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:2 Among - Compared with thorns, which it unspeakably exceeds in glory and beauty. So - So far, doth my church or people, excel all other assemblies. The title of daughter, is often given to whole nations. These are Christ's words, to which the spouse makes the following reply.
Song of Solomon 2:1
I am the spring crocus blooming on the Sharon Plain, the lily of the valley.
Song of Solomon 2:3
Like the finest apple tree in the orchard is my lover among other young men. I sit in his delightful shade and taste his delicious fruit.
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