Song of Solomon 4:10

“How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is thy love than wine! and the smell of thine ointments than all spices!”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

How faire is thy loue, my sister, my spouse! how much better is thy loue then wine! and the smell of thine oyntments then all spices!
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"How beautiful is your love, my sister, {my} bride! How much better is your love than wine, And the fragrance of your oils Than all {kinds} of spices!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

How fair is thy love, my sister, `my' bride! How much better is thy love than wine! And the fragrance of thine oils than all manner of spices!
- American Standard Version (1901)

How fair is your love, my sister! How much better is your love than wine, and the smell of your oils than any perfume!
- Basic English Bible

How fair is thy love, my sister, [my] spouse! How much better is thy love than wine! And the fragrance of thine ointments than all spices!
- Darby Bible

How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is thy love than wine! and the smell of thy ointments than all spices!
- Webster's Bible

How beautiful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much better is your love than wine! The fragrance of your perfumes than all kinds of spices!
- World English Bible

How wonderful have been thy loves, my sister-spouse, How much better have been thy loves than wine, And the fragrance of thy perfumes than all spices.
- Youngs Literal Bible

How fair is thy love, my sister, my bride! how much better is thy love than wine! and the smell of thine ointments than all manner of spices!
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 4:10


4:10 Fair - How amiable and acceptable to me. Ointments - Of the gifts and graces of God's Spirit, wherewith thou art anointed.


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