Song of Solomon 7:5

“Thine head upon thee is like Carmel, and the hair of thine head like purple; the king is held in the galleries.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thine head vpon thee is like Carmel, and the haire of thine head like purple, the king is held in the galleries.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Your head crowns you like Carmel, And the flowing locks of your head are like purple threads; {The} king is captivated by {your} tresses.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thy head upon thee is like Carmel, And the hair of thy head like purple; The king is held captive in the tresses `thereof'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Your head is like Carmel, and the hair of your head is like purple, in whose net the king is prisoner.
- Basic English Bible

Thy head upon thee is like Carmel, And the locks of thy head like purple; The king is fettered by [thy] ringlets!
- Darby Bible

Thy head upon thee is like Carmel, and the hair of thy head like purple; the king is held in the galleries.
- Webster's Bible

Your head on you is like Carmel. The hair of your head like purple. The king is held captive in its tresses.
- World English Bible

Thy head upon thee as Carmel, And the locks of thy head as purple, The king is bound with the flowings!
- Youngs Literal Bible

(7:6) Thy head upon thee is like Carmel, and the hair of thy head like purple; the king is held captive in the tresses thereof.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 7:5


7:5 Carmel - Eminent and pleasant to the eye, and fruitful as mount Carmel was. Which may denote that her mind was replenished with knowledge, and other excellent gifts of the Holy Ghost. Purple - Which colour was anciently much esteemed. Is held - In which he walks, and having once espied thee, is unable to take off his eyes from thee.


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