New American Standard Bible
"Your lips, my bride, drip honey; Honey and milk are under your tongue, And the fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.
King James Bible
Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.
Darby Bible Translation
Thy lips, my spouse, drop as the honeycomb; Honey and milk are under thy tongue; And the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.
World English Bible
Your lips, my bride, drip like the honeycomb. Honey and milk are under your tongue. The smell of your garments is like the smell of Lebanon.
Young's Literal Translation
Thy lips drop honey, O spouse, Honey and milk are under thy tongue, And the fragrance of thy garments Is as the fragrance of Lebanon.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Honeycomb - literally, Thy lips distill a dropping (of pure honey). Compare the marginal references.
LibraryThe Description of Christ the Beloved. Ss 5:9-16.
The description of Christ the beloved. SS 5:9-16. The wond'ring world inquires to know Why I should love my Jesus so: What are his charms," say they, "above The objects of a mortal love?" Yes! my Beloved, to my sight Shows a sweet mixture, red and white: All human beauties, all divine, In my Beloved meet and shine. White is his soul, from blemish free; Red with the blood he shed for me; The fairest of ten thousand fairs; A sun amongst ten thousand stars. [His head the finest gold excels; There …
Isaac Watts—The Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts
So he came close and kissed him; and when he smelled the smell of his garments, he blessed him and said, "See, the smell of my son Is like the smell of a field which the LORD has blessed;
They are more desirable than gold, yes, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb.
For the lips of an adulteress drip honey And smoother than oil is her speech;
My son, eat honey, for it is good, Yes, the honey from the comb is sweet to your taste;
Song of Solomon 5:1
"I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride; I have gathered my myrrh along with my balsam. I have eaten my honeycomb and my honey; I have drunk my wine and my milk. Eat, friends; Drink and imbibe deeply, O lovers."
His shoots will sprout, And his beauty will be like the olive tree And his fragrance like the cedars of Lebanon.
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