Song of Solomon 1:2

“Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth: for thy love is better than wine.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let him kisse mee with the kisses of his mouth: for thy Loue is better then wine.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"May he kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For your love is better than wine.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth; For thy love is better than wine.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let him give me the kisses of his mouth: for his love is better than wine.
- Basic English Bible

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth; For thy love is better than wine.
- Darby Bible

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth: for thy love is better than wine.
- Webster's Bible

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth; for your love is better than wine.
- World English Bible

Let him kiss me with kisses of his mouth, For better [are] thy loves than wine.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth--for thy love is better than wine.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 1:2


1:2 Let him - The beginning is abrupt; but is suitable to, and usual in writing of this nature, wherein things are not related in an historical and exquisite order, but that which was first done is brought in, as it were accidentally, after many other passages: as we see in Homer, and Virgil, and others. These are the words of the spouse, wherein she breathes forth her passionate love to the bridegroom, whom she does not name; because it was needless, as being so well known to the persons, to whom she speaks, and being the only person who was continually in her thoughts. By kisses, the usual tokens of love and good - will, she means the communications of his love and favour, his graces and comforts breathed into her from the Spirit of Christ. Thy love - This sudden change of the person is frequent, in pathetic discourses. First she speaks of him as absent, but speedily grows into more acquaintance with him, and by ardent desire and faith, embraces him as present. Wine - Than the most delicious meat or drink, or than all sensible delights, one kind being put for all.


Discussion for Song of Solomon 1

  • Seelochnie Moonessar
    Hi Dere
    Blessed Assurance, Jesus is mine! o what a foretaste of glory divine! heir of salvation, purchase of god, born of his spirit, washed in his blood
    Chorus
    This is my story, this is my song, praising my savior all day long this is my story, this is my song, praising my savior all the day long
    Perfect submission, perfect delight, visions of rapture, perfect delight,
    Visions of rapture now bur
  • Fank
    One ought to love the Lord Jesus on the same level....ie none like Thee
  • 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.
  • 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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