Song of Solomon 1:4

“Draw me, we will run after thee: the king hath brought me into his chambers: we will be glad and rejoice in thee, we will remember thy love more than wine: the upright love thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Draw me, we will runne after thee: the king hath brought me into his chambers: we will be glad and reioyce in thee, we wil remember thy loue more then wine: the vpright loue thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Draw me after you {and} let us run {together!} The king has brought me into his chambers. "We will rejoice in you and be glad; We will extol your love more than wine. Rightly do they love you.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Draw me; we will run after thee: The king hath brought me into his chambers; We will be glad and rejoice in thee; We will make mention of thy love more than of wine: Rightly do they love thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Take me to you, and we will go after you: the king has taken me into his house. We will be glad and full of joy in you, we will give more thought to your love than to wine: rightly are they your lovers.
- Basic English Bible

Draw me, we will run after thee! -- The king hath brought me into his chambers -- We will be glad and rejoice in thee, We will remember thy love more than wine. They love thee uprightly.
- Darby Bible

Draw me, we will run after thee: the king hath brought me into his chambers; we will be glad and rejoice in thee, we will remember thy love more than wine: the upright love thee.
- Webster's Bible

Take me away with you. Let us hurry. The king has brought me into his rooms. Friends We will be glad and rejoice in you. We will praise your love more than wine! Beloved They are right to love you.
- World English Bible

Draw me: after thee we run, The king hath brought me into his inner chambers, We do joy and rejoice in thee, We mention thy loves more than wine, Uprightly they have loved thee!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Draw me, we will run after thee; the king hath brought me into his chambers; we will be glad and rejoice in thee, we will find thy love more fragrant than wine! sincerely do they love thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 1:4


1:4 Draw me - By thy grace and holy spirit. We - Both I, thy spouse, and the virgins, my companions. And this change of numbers teaches us that the spouse is one great body, consisting of many members. Run - Will follow thee readily, chearfully, and swiftly. The king - Christ, the king of his church, hath answered my prayer. Chambers - Where I may freely converse with him, and enjoy him. He hath taken me into intimate communion with himself. Remember - This shall be the matter of our thoughts and discourses.


Discussion for Song of Solomon 1

  • Anne
    Thanks for the above commentary by Matthew Henry which helps to understand the book of Solomon.
  • 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.

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