Song of Solomon

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Song of Solomon 1:14

“My beloued is vnto me, as a cluster of Camphire in the vineyards of Engedi.”

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Other Translations

My beloved [is] unto me [as] a cluster of camphire in the vineyards of Engedi.
- King James Version

"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

  • 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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