Song of Solomon 8:3
New International Version
His left arm is under my head and his right arm embraces me.

New Living Translation
Your left arm would be under my head, and your right arm would embrace me.

English Standard Version
His left hand is under my head, and his right hand embraces me!

Berean Study Bible
His left hand is under my head, and his right arm embraces me.

King James Bible
His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me.

New King James Version
His left hand is under my head, And his right hand embraces me.

New American Standard Bible
Let his left hand be under my head, And his right hand embrace me.”

NASB 1995
"Let his left hand be under my head And his right hand embrace me."

NASB 1977
“Let his left hand be under my head, And his right hand embrace me.”

Amplified Bible
“Let his left hand be under my head And his right hand embrace me.”

Christian Standard Bible
May his left hand be under my head, and his right arm embrace me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
His left hand is under my head, and his right arm embraces me.

American Standard Version
His left hand'should be under my head, And his right hand should embrace me.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
His left hand is under my head and his right hand will embrace me

Brenton Septuagint Translation
His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me.

Contemporary English Version
Put your left hand under my head and embrace me with your right arm.

Douay-Rheims Bible
His left hand under my head, and his right hand shall embrace me.

English Revised Version
His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me.

Good News Translation
Your left hand is under my head, and your right hand caresses me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
His left hand is under my head. His right hand caresses me.

International Standard Version
Let his left hand be under my head, and let his right hand embrace me.

JPS Tanakh 1917
His left hand should be under my head, And his right hand should embrace me.

Literal Standard Version
His left hand [is] under my head, "" And his right embraces me.

NET Bible
His left hand caresses my head, and his right hand stimulates me.

New Heart English Bible
His left hand would be under my head. His right hand would embrace me.

World English Bible
His left hand would be under my head. His right hand would embrace me.

Young's Literal Translation
His left hand is under my head, And his right doth embrace me.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Longing for Her Beloved
2I would lead you and bring you to the house of my mother who taught me. I would give you spiced wine to drink, the nectar of my pomegranates. 3His left hand is under my head, and his right arm embraces me. 4O daughters of Jerusalem, I adjure you: Do not arouse or awaken love until the time is right.…

Cross References
Song of Solomon 8:2
I would lead you and bring you to the house of my mother who taught me. I would give you spiced wine to drink, the nectar of my pomegranates.

Song of Solomon 8:4
O daughters of Jerusalem, I adjure you: Do not arouse or awaken love until the time is right.


Treasury of Scripture

His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me.

Song of Solomon 2:6
His left hand is under my head, and his right hand doth embrace me.

Deuteronomy 33:27
The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; and shall say, Destroy them.

Isaiah 62:4,5
Thou shalt no more be termed Forsaken; neither shall thy land any more be termed Desolate: but thou shalt be called Hephzibah, and thy land Beulah: for the LORD delighteth in thee, and thy land shall be married…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
His left hand
שְׂמֹאלוֹ֙ (śə·mō·lōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 8040: Dark, the north, the left hand

is under
תַּ֣חַת (ta·ḥaṯ)
Preposition
Strong's 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of

my head,
רֹאשִׁ֔י (rō·šî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 7218: The head

and his right arm
וִֽימִינ֖וֹ (wî·mî·nōw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3225: The right hand, side, the south

embraces me.
תְּחַבְּקֵֽנִי׃ (tə·ḥab·bə·qê·nî)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person feminine singular | first person common singular
Strong's 2263: To clasp, embrace


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