Song of Solomon 6:3

“I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine: he feedeth among the lilies.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Song of Solomon 6:3

I am my beloueds, & my beloued is mine: he feedeth among the lillies.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine, He who pastures {his flock} among the lilies."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine; He feedeth `his flock' among the lilies,
- American Standard Version (1901)

I am for my loved one, and my loved one is for me; he takes food among the lilies.
- Basic English Bible

I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine: He feedeth [his flock] among the lilies.
- Darby Bible

I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine: he feedeth among the lilies.
- Webster's Bible

I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine. He browses among the lilies,
- World English Bible

I [am] my beloved's, and my beloved [is] mine, Who is delighting himself among the lilies.
- Youngs Literal Bible

I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine, that feedeth among the lilies.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Song of Solomon 6:3

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 6:3


6:1 Gone - From thee.

6:2 Is gone - The spouse had hitherto been at a loss for her beloved, but having diligently sought him, now at last she meets with a gracious answer from God, directing her where to find him. The garden may signify the church catholic, and the gardens, as it follows, as also the beds, the particular assemblies of the faithful, in which Christ affords his presence. Spices - In which the gifts and graces of God's spirit, fitly compared to spices, grow. To feed - To refresh and delight himself. Lillies - Which may denote either, particular believers, whom Christ gathers to himself in his church; or, the prayers and praises of his people in the publick congregations.

6:4 Thou - These are the words of Christ, who had now again manifested himself to his church. Tirzah - A very pleasant city, the royal seat of the kings of Israel. Jerusalem - Which was beautiful both for its situation, and for its goodly buildings. Terrible - To her enemies, whom God will certainly destroy.

6:5 Turn away - It is a poetical expression, signifying how beautiful the church was in Christ's eyes. Thy hair - This clause, and the whole following verse are repeated from, chap.#4:1|, 2. And this repetition is not vain but confirms what was said before, that the churches miscarriage had not alienated Christ's affection from her.


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