Song of Solomon 5:6

“I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone: my soul failed when he spake: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I opened to my beloued, but my beloued had with drawen himselfe, and was gone: my soule failed when hee spake: I sought him, but I could not find him: I called him, but he gaue me no answere.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I opened to my beloved, But my beloved had turned away {and} had gone! My heart went out {to him} as he spoke. I searched for him but I did not find him; I called him but he did not answer me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I opened to my beloved; But my beloved had withdrawn himself, `and' was gone. My soul had failed me when he spake: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I made the door open to my loved one; but my loved one had taken himself away, and was gone, my soul was feeble when his back was turned on me; I went after him, but I did not come near him; I said his name, but he gave me no answer.
- Basic English Bible

I opened to my beloved; But my beloved had withdrawn himself; he was gone: My soul went forth when he spoke. I sought him, but I found him not; I called him, but he gave me no answer.
- Darby Bible

I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone: my soul failed when he spoke: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.
- Webster's Bible

I opened to my beloved; but my beloved left; and had gone away. My heart went out when he spoke. I looked for him, but I didn't find him. I called him, but he didn't answer.
- World English Bible

I opened to my beloved, But my beloved withdrew -- he passed on, My soul went forth when he spake, I sought him, and found him not. I called him, and he answered me not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had turned away, and was gone. My soul failed me when he spoke. I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 5:6


5:6 With - drawn - Denied me his comfortable presence, as a just punishment for my former neglect. Faded - Heb. went out of me: I fainted and was ready to die away, for those endearing expressions related, ver.#2|, which then I did not heed. I sought - By diligent enquiry and importunate prayer.


Discussion for Song of Solomon 5:6

  • Nico j.j.koroh for verse 6
    Christ come to meet his people but they denied him, on the other hand Christ loved them so dearly but his own people did not realized it

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