Song of Solomon 8:8

“We have a little sister, and she hath no breasts: what shall we do for our sister in the day when she shall be spoken for?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Song of Solomon 8:8

We haue a litle sister, and shee hath no breasts: what shall we doe for our sister, in the day when she shall bee spoken for?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"We have a little sister, And she has no breasts; What shall we do for our sister On the day when she is spoken for?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

We have a little sister, And she hath no breasts: What shall we do for our sister In the day when she shall be spoken for?
- American Standard Version (1901)

We have a young sister, and she has no breasts; what are we to do for our sister in the day when she is given to a man?
- Basic English Bible

We have a little sister, And she hath no breasts: What shall we do for our sister In the day when she shall be spoken for? --
- Darby Bible

We have a little sister, and she hath no breasts: what shall we do for our sister in the day when she shall be spoken for?
- Webster's Bible

We have a little sister. She has no breasts. What shall we do for our sister in the day when she is to be spoken for?
- World English Bible

We have a little sister, and breasts she hath not, What do we do for our sister, In the day that it is told of her?
- Youngs Literal Bible

We have a little sister, and she hath no breasts; what shall we do for our sister in the day when she shall be spoken for?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Song of Solomon 8:8

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 8:8


8:8 We - These are still the words of the bride. The present church, which was that of the Jews, speaks of a future church, which was to consist of the Gentiles, which she calls little, because she was the younger sister, and then scarce had a being; and she calls her sister to intimate that the Gentile - church should be admitted to the same privileges with the Jews. She hath - No grown and full breasts, as virgin have when they are ripe for marriage, #Ezek 16:7|. This signifies the present state of the Gentiles, which as yet were not grown up, and wanted the milk or food of life, as for itself, so also for its members. When spoken for - In order to her marriage. How shall we supply that defect?


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