Song of Solomon

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Song of Solomon 2:8

“¶ The voice of my beloued! behold! hee commeth leaping vpon the mountaines, skipping vpon the hils.”

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Other Translations

The voice of my beloved! behold, he cometh leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills.
- King James Version

"Listen! My beloved! Behold, he is coming, Climbing on the mountains, Leaping on the hills!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The voice of my beloved! behold, he cometh, Leaping upon the mountains, Skipping upon the hills.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The voice of my loved one! See, he comes dancing on the mountains, stepping quickly on the hills.
- Basic English Bible

The voice of my beloved! Behold, he cometh Leaping upon the mountains, Skipping upon the hills.
- Darby Bible

The voice of my beloved! behold, he cometh leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills.
- Webster's Bible

The voice of my beloved! Behold, he comes, leaping on the mountains, skipping on the hills.
- World English Bible

The voice of my beloved! lo, this -- he is coming, Leaping on the mountains, skipping on the hills.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Hark! my beloved! behold, he cometh, leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 2:8


2:8 The voice - Christ's voice, the word of grace revealed outwardly in the gospel, and inwardly by the Spirit of God. Leaping - He saith, leaping and skipping, to denote that Christ came readily, and swiftly, with great desire and pleasure and adds, upon the mountains and hills, to signify Christ's resolution to come in spite of all difficulties.


Discussion for Song of Solomon 2

  • Merle scribner
    what is "the voice of the turtle '
  • Ivy Johnson
    Poems: subject of many interpretations: including the relationship of God: His Love for Israel: allegory of Christ’s Love for the Church: In general sense: Poem honours marriage: describes Joys of Wedded Love: Bride delights in: love for shepherd lover: filled with sweetness: love: longing: presence: groom: peaceful: beauty of springtime: illusion: unspoken:
    reflections:God: special: Son: Jesus:
  • Gulley Swen
    Like light in darkness so is the one(chosen) by God is among the worldly children of this age. Brethren let us be careful. Jesus encouraged us that our light should shine before them so they can turn to the father for repentance, please let your life style encourage others to come to Christ than you are a rose among thorns very precious before God.
  • BSP
    In verse 2 the shepherd boy referred to her as a "lily among thorns" showing that he viewed her as one of a kind.
  • Allocius
    I prefer to have more explanation of the verses 15 which talk about the foxes
  • Venkatesh
    Plz tell me what about sharon present which country is it

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