Song of Solomon 6:5

“Turn away thine eyes from me, for they have overcome me: thy hair is as a flock of goats that appear from Gilead.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Turne away thine eyes from me, for they haue ouercome me: thy haire is a flocke of goates, that appeare from Gilead.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Turn your eyes away from me, For they have confused me; Your hair is like a flock of goats That have descended from Gilead.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Turn away thine eyes from me, For they have overcome me. Thy hair is as a flock of goats, That lie along the side of Gilead.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let your eyes be turned away from me; see, they have overcome me; your hair is as a flock of goats which take their rest on the side of Gilead.
- Basic English Bible

Turn away thine eyes from me, For they overcome me. Thy hair is as a flock of goats On the slopes of Gilead.
- Darby Bible

Turn away thy eyes from me, for they have overcome me: thy hair is as a flock of goats that appear from Gilead.
- Webster's Bible

Turn away your eyes from me, for they have overcome me. Your hair is like a flock of goats, that lie along the side of Gilead.
- World English Bible

Turn round thine eyes from before me, Because they have made me proud. Thy hair [is] as a row of the goats, That have shone from Gilead,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Turn away thine eyes from me, for they have overcome me. Thy hair is as a flock of goats, that trail down from Gilead.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 6:5


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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