Song of Solomon

King James Version (KJV)

King James Bible KJV

Song of Solomon 1:14

“My beloved is unto me as a cluster of camphire in the vineyards of Engedi.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

My beloued is vnto me, as a cluster of Camphire in the vineyards of Engedi.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"My beloved is to me a cluster of henna blossoms In the vineyards of Engedi."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

My beloved is unto me `as' a cluster of henna-flowers In the vineyards of En-gedi.
- American Standard Version (1901)

My love is to me as a branch of the cypress-tree in the vine-gardens of En-gedi.
- Basic English Bible

My beloved is unto me a cluster of henna-flowers In the vineyards of Engedi.
- Darby Bible

My beloved is to me as a cluster of camphor in the vineyards of En-gedi.
- Webster's Bible

My beloved is to me a cluster of henna blossoms from the vineyards of En Gedi. Lover
- World English Bible

A cluster of cypress [is] my beloved to me, In the vineyards of En-Gedi!
- Youngs Literal Bible

My beloved is unto me as a cluster of henna in the vineyards of En-gedi.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 1:14

1:14 Camphire - We are not concerned to know exactly what this was; it being confessed, that it was some grateful plant, and that it sets forth that great delight which the church hath in the enjoyment of Christ. Engedi - A pleasant and well - watered place in the tribe of Judah, where there were many pleasant plants.

Discussion for Song of Solomon 1

  • Eric Ghartey
    Song of Solomon, is a divine words that describe vividly the relationship between Jesus Christ and the Church of today as well as the relationship that exist between husbands and wives.
  • David
    That book is amazing to read so many time you never say o my i do not read anymore what aver there it true , God show how to love your Life partner and care for her rest of your life that is there in that Song of Solomon ,
  • BSP
    The loving expressions found in this chapter are good examples of the beautiful and up building speech that should exist in a loving relationship.
  • Donell Whitmore Jr
    The passage is a hidden metaphor on the LOVE between Groom and bride The Marriage , which is the reflection of the body of Christ. Remember the bible is SPIRITUAL, and god takes pleasure not only to those that walk by faith, but to whom follow his wording by having an ear. kingdom principles
  • Lu2677
    This is a romantic love song by Solomon to a woman! Given as an example as how men are suppose to love their wives.
  • Nghia huynh
    I agree with Mary's idea . As I went through the chapters song of songs , there was a female mentioned here, and she was black. And the whole chapters never mentioned God. When we read the Bible that mentioned about the Queen Shiba, I already got my thought that she perhaps became King Salomon's lover and so on.

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