Song of Solomon 2:8

“The voice of my beloved! behold, he cometh leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The voice of my beloued! behold! hee commeth leaping vpon the mountaines, skipping vpon the hils.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"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.


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