Song of Solomon

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Song of Solomon 1:13

“A bundle of myrrhe is my welbeloued vnto me; he shall lie all night betwixt my breasts.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

A bundle of myrrh [is] my wellbeloved unto me; he shall lie all night betwixt my breasts.
- King James Version

"My beloved is to me a pouch of myrrh Which lies all night between my breasts.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

My beloved is unto me `as' a bundle of myrrh, That lieth betwixt my breasts.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As a bag of myrrh is my well-loved one to me, when he is at rest all night between my breasts.
- Basic English Bible

A bundle of myrrh is my beloved unto me; He shall pass the night between my breasts.
- Darby Bible

A bundle of myrrh is my well beloved to me; he shall lie all night betwixt my breasts.
- Webster's Bible

My beloved is to me a sachet of myrrh, that lies between my breasts.
- World English Bible

A bundle of myrrh [is] my beloved to me, Between my breasts it lodgeth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

My beloved is unto me as a bag of myrrh, that lieth betwixt my breasts.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 1:13


1:13 Myrrh - Myrrh, was ever reckoned among the best perfumes. Shall lie - This phrase may denote the churches intimate union with, and hearty affection to Christ.


Discussion for Song of Solomon 1

  • Alex
    The 2 lovers in song are christ and th church but they refer to each other as having doves eyes,husbands love your wives as christ loved the church n gave his life for it.moses commanded them to offer up 2 turtle doves for a leprosy wash them by running water his baptism then 1 had to be killed and his blood sprinkled on the living bird th church then the livin bird was set free thats us sinners
  • Kathryn
    Regardless of color. Red, Yellow, Black or Whuite we are all children of the most high God. When I stand next to someone I m not focused on their color I am focused on them being my brother or my sister .
  • Carmen
    Our Lord has great power,praise the lord for thee words Amen
  • Bert Clayton
    No swarthy was out dates so dark was used. Someone else thought they knew more from only academics and said black. Where I'm of English and German decent, "maybe" some indian, maybe. But my dad took a picture with a black man and they looked about the same color. Where when he stays out in the sun, he's get swarthy. I have a Sicilian aunt, she's very dark complected relative to my pale face.
  • Ira L Murphy Sr
    I;VE read others interpartation concearning this book. My beleaf is that i belive it's all about
    CHRIST and his church an the love he had for it.that he gave his life for it. (JOHN;3;16)
  • Alex
    The 2 lovers in Song of Solomon are Christ and the Church,THEY REFER TO EACH OTHER AS HAVING DOVES EYES. DOVES ARE SYMBOLIC OF LOVERS,HUSBAND LOVES YOUR WIVES AS CHRIST LOVE THE CHURCH AND GAVE HIS LIFE FOR IT. REMEMBER THE PRIEST HAD TO WASH 2 DOVES BY RUNNING WATER ( THE JORDAN ) BUT 1 HAD TO BE KILLED AND HIS BLOOD SPRINKLED ON THE LIVING BIRD WHICH IS THE CHURCH.THAT DOVE DESCENDED ON CHRIST.

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