Song of Solomon 2:2
New International Version
Like a lily among thorns is my darling among the young women.

New Living Translation
Like a lily among thistles is my darling among young women. Young Woman

English Standard Version
As a lily among brambles, so is my love among the young women.

Berean Study Bible
Like a lily among the thorns is my darling among the maidens.

New American Standard Bible
"Like a lily among the thorns, So is my darling among the maidens."

New King James Version
Like a lily among thorns, So is my love among the daughters.

King James Bible
As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.

Christian Standard Bible
Like a lily among thorns, so is my darling among the young women.

Contemporary English Version
My darling, when compared with other young women, you are a lily among thorns.

Good News Translation
Like a lily among thorns is my darling among women.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Like a lily among thorns, so is my darling among the young women. W

International Standard Version
Like a lily among thorns, so is my darling among the young women.

NET Bible
Like a lily among the thorns, so is my darling among the maidens.

New Heart English Bible
As a lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Like a lily among thorns, so is my true love among the young women.

JPS Tanakh 1917
As a lily among thorns, So is my love among the daughters.

New American Standard 1977
“Like a lily among the thorns, So is my darling among the maidens.”

King James 2000 Bible
As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.

American King James Version
As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.

American Standard Version
As a lily among thorns, So is my love among the daughters.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
As a lily among thorns, so is my companion among the daughters.

Douay-Rheims 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.

English Revised Version
As a lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.

Webster's 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!
Study Bible
The Bride's Admiration
1I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valley. 2Like a lily among the thorns is my darling among the maidens. 3Like an apricot 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.…
Cross References
Song of Solomon 2:1
I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valley.

Song of Solomon 2:3
Like an apricot 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.

Treasury of Scripture

As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.

Isaiah 55:13
Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree: and it shall be to the LORD for a name, for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.

Matthew 6:28,29
And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: …

Matthew 10:16
Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.









Lexicon
Like a lily
כְּשֽׁוֹשַׁנָּה֙ (kə·šō·wō·šan·nāh)
Preposition-k | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7799: A lily, as a, flower of architectural ornament, a, trumpet

among
בֵּ֣ין (bên)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 996: An interval, space between

the thorns
הַחוֹחִ֔ים (ha·ḥō·w·ḥîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2336: Briar, bramble, hook, ring, fetter

is my darling
רַעְיָתִ֖י (ra‘·yā·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7474: A female associate

among
בֵּ֥ין (bên)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 996: An interval, space between

the maidens.
הַבָּנֽוֹת׃ (hab·bā·nō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1323: A daughter
(2) Among the daughters--i.e., among other maidens.

Verse 2. - As a lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters. The king responds, taking up the lovely simile and giving it a very apt and charming turn, "My love is beyond comparison the chief and all around her are not worthy of notice beside her." The meaning is not thorns on the tree itself. The word would be different in that case. Rather it is thorn plants or bushes (choach); see 2 Kings 14:9. The daughters; i.e. the young damsels. The word "son" or "daughter" was commonly so used in Hebrew, the idea being that of simplicity, innocence, and gentleness.
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