Song of Solomon 5:13
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"His cheeks are like a bed of balsam, Banks of sweet-scented herbs; His lips are lilies Dripping with liquid myrrh.

King James Bible
His cheeks are as a bed of spices, as sweet flowers: his lips like lilies, dropping sweet smelling myrrh.

Darby Bible Translation
His cheeks are as a bed of spices, raised beds of sweet plants; His lips lilies, dropping liquid myrrh.

World English Bible
His cheeks are like a bed of spices with towers of perfumes. His lips are like lilies, dropping liquid myrrh.

Young's Literal Translation
His cheeks as a bed of the spice, towers of perfumes, His lips are lilies, dropping flowing myrrh,

Song of Solomon 5:13 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Sweet flowers - Better as in the margin, i. e., plants with fragrant leaves and flowers trained on trellis-work.

Like lilies - Are lilies dropping liquid myrrh (see the Sol 5:5 note). Perhaps the fragrance of the flowers, or the delicate curl of the lip-like petals, is here the point of comparison, rather than the color.

Song of Solomon 5:13 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Song of Solomon 5:12
Top of Page
Top of Page