Song of Solomon 8:1

“O that thou wert as my brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother! when I should find thee without, I would kiss thee; yea, I should not be despised.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Song of Solomon 8:1

O that thou wert as my brother that sucked the brests of my mother, when I should find thee without, I would kisse thee, yet I should not be despised.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Oh that you were like a brother to me Who nursed at my mother's breasts. {If} I found you outdoors, I would kiss you; No one would despise me, either.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Oh that thou wert as my brother, That sucked the breasts of my mother! `When' I should find thee without, I would kiss thee; Yea, and none would despise me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Oh that you were my brother, who took milk from my mother's breasts! When I came to you in the street, I would give you kisses; yes, I would not be looked down on.
- Basic English Bible

Oh that thou wert as my brother, That sucked the breasts of my mother! Should I find thee without, I would kiss thee; And they would not despise me.
- Darby Bible

O that thou wert as my brother, that was nourished at the breasts of my mother! when I should find thee without, I would kiss thee; yes, I should not be despised.
- Webster's Bible

Oh that you were like my brother, who nursed from the breasts of my mother! If I found you outside, I would kiss you; yes, and no one would despise me.
- World English Bible

Who doth make thee as a brother to me, Sucking the breasts of my mother? I find thee without, I kiss thee, Yea, they do not despise me,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Oh that thou wert as my brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother! When I should find thee without, I would kiss thee; yea, and none would despise me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Song of Solomon 8:1

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 8:1


8:1 O that - The church here expresses her desire of a stricter union, and closer communion with Christ. Without - In the open streets.


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