Song of Solomon 8:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
4310: who?a prim. pronoun
that you were like a brotherכְּאָ֣ח
251: a brotherfrom an unused word
to me Who nursedיֹונֵ֖ק
3243: to sucka prim. root
at my mother'sאִמִּ֑י
517: a motherfrom an unused word
7699a: (female) breastfrom an unused word
[If] I foundאֶֽמְצָאֲךָ֤
4672: to attain to, finda prim. root
you outdoors,בַחוּץ֙
2351: the outside, a streetof uncertain derivation
I would kissאֶשָּׁ֣קְךָ֔
5401a: to kissa prim. root
you; Noלֹא־
3808: nota prim. adverb
one would despiseיָב֥וּזוּ
936: to despisea prim. root
me, either.גַּ֖ם
1571: also, moreover, yeafrom an unused word

KJV Lexicon
O that
nathan  (naw-than')
to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.)
thou wert as my brother
'ach  (awkh)
a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like 1) -- another, brother(-ly); kindred, like, other.
that sucked
yanaq  (yaw-nak')
to suck; causatively, to give milk -- milch, nurse(-ing mother), (give, make to) suck(-ing child, -ling).
the breasts
shad  (shad)
the breast of a woman or animal (as bulging) -- breast, pap, teat.
of my mother
'em  (ame)
a mother (as the bond of the family); in a wide sense (both literally and figuratively) -- dam, mother, parting.
when I should find
matsa'  (maw-tsaw')
to come forth to, i.e. appear or exist; transitively, to attain, i.e. find or acquire; figuratively, to occur, meet or be present
thee without
chuwts  (khoots)
abroad, field, forth, highway, more, out(-side, -ward), street, without.
I would kiss
nashaq  (naw-shak')
to kiss, literally or figuratively (touch); also (as a mode of attachment), to equip with weapons -- armed (men), rule, kiss, that touched.
thee yea I should not be despised
buwz  (booz)
to disrespect -- contemn, despise, utterly.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"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.

King James Bible
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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If only I could treat you like my brother, one who nursed at my mother's breasts, I would find you in public and kiss you, and no one would scorn me.

International Standard Version
If only you were like a brother to me, like one who nursed at my mother's breasts. If I found you outside I would kiss you, and no one would view me with contempt.

NET Bible
Oh, how I wish you were my little brother, nursing at my mother's breasts; if I saw you outside, I could kiss you--surely no one would despise me!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If only you were my brother, one who nursed at my mother's breasts. If I saw you on the street, I would kiss you, and no one would look down on me.

King James 2000 Bible
O that you were as my brother, that nursed at the breasts of my mother! if I should find you outside, I would kiss you; yea, I would not be despised.
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