Song of Solomon 8:3

“His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Song of Solomon 8:3

His left hand should be vnder my head, and his right hand should embrace me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Let his left hand be under my head And his right hand embrace me."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

His left hand `should be' under my head, And his right hand should embrace me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

His left hand would be under my head, and his right hand about me.
- Basic English Bible

His left hand would be under my head, And his right hand embrace me.
- Darby Bible

His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me.
- Webster's Bible

His left hand would be under my head. His right hand would embrace me.
- World English Bible

His left hand [is] under my head, And his right doth embrace me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Song of Solomon 8:3

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 8:3


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

8:2 Instruct me - Or, where she did instruct or educate me. I would - My gifts and graces should all be employed to serve and glorify thee.

8:5 Who - This and the next clause are the words of the bridegroom, who proposes the question, that he may give the answer following. Her beloved - He speaks of himself in the third person, which is usual in the Hebrew language. I raised - When thou wast dead in trespasses and in the depth of misery. Under - Under my own shadow; for she had compared him to an apple tree, and declared, that under the shadow of the tree she had both delight and fruit, chap.#2:3|, which is the same thing with this raising up. There - Under that tree, either the universal or the primitive church, did conceive and bring thee forth.


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