Song of Solomon 1:17

“The beams of our house are cedar, and our rafters of fir.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The beames of our house are Cedar, and our rafters of firre.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"The beams of our houses are cedars, Our rafters, cypresses.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The beams of our house are cedars, `And' our rafters are firs.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Cedar-trees are the pillars of our house; and our boards are made of fir-trees.
- Basic English Bible

The beams of our houses are cedars, Our rafters are cypresses.
- Darby Bible

The beams of our house are cedar, and our rafters of fir.
- Webster's Bible

The beams of our house are cedars. Our rafters are firs. Beloved
- World English Bible

The beams of our houses [are] cedars, Our rafters [are] firs, I [am] a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys!
- Youngs Literal Bible

The beams of our houses are cedars, and our panels are cypresses.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 1:17


1:17 Cedar - Not only strong, but also fragrant and delightful. Cypress - Which also was strong and fragrant, and therefore suits well with cedar.


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