Song of Solomon 5:3

“I have put off my coat; how shall I put it on? I have washed my feet; how shall I defile them?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I haue put off my coate, how shall I put it on? I haue washed my feete, how shall I defile them?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I have taken off my dress, How can I put it on {again?} I have washed my feet, How can I dirty them {again?}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I have put off my garment; how shall I put it on? I have washed my feet; how shall I defile them?
- American Standard Version (1901)

I have put off my coat; how may I put it on? My feet are washed; how may I make them unclean?
- Basic English Bible

-- I have put off my tunic, how should I put it on? I have washed my feet, how should I pollute them? --
- Darby Bible

I have put off my coat; how shall I put it on? I have washed my feet; how shall I defile them?
- Webster's Bible

I have taken off my robe. Indeed, must I put it on? I have washed my feet. Indeed, must I soil them?
- World English Bible

I have put off my coat, how do I put it on? I have washed my feet, how do I defile them?
- Youngs Literal Bible

I have put off my coat; how shall I put it on? I have washed my feet; how shall I defile them?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 5:3


5:3 My coat - My day clothes, as persons use to do when they go to rest. How - It is inconvenient and troublesome to do it at this time. Washed my feet - Which the eastern people commonly did when they went to bed.


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