New International Version
My beloved is mine and I am his; he browses among the lilies.
King James Bible
My beloved is mine, and I am his: he feedeth among the lilies.
Darby Bible Translation
My beloved is mine, and I am his; He feedeth [his flock] among the lilies,
World English Bible
My beloved is mine, and I am his. He browses among the lilies.
Young's Literal Translation
My beloved is mine, and I am his, Who is delighting among the lilies,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
My beloved is mine - The words of the bride on his entering: "I am thy own; thou art wholly mine."
He feedeth among the lilies - The odor with which he is surrounded is as fine as if he passed the night among the sweetest scented flowers.
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The contents of this book justify the description of it in the title, i. 1, as the "loveliest song"--for that is the meaning of the Hebrew idiom "song of songs." It abounds in poetical gems of the purest ray. It breathes the bracing air of the hill country, and the passionate love of man for woman and woman for man. It is a revelation of the keen Hebrew delight in nature, in her vineyards and pastures, flowers and fruit trees, in her doves and deer and sheep and goats. It is a song tremulous from …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Song of Solomon 1:7
Tell me, you whom I love, where you graze your flock and where you rest your sheep at midday. Why should I be like a veiled woman beside the flocks of your friends?
Song of Solomon 4:5
Your breasts are like two fawns, like twin fawns of a gazelle that browse among the lilies.
Song of Solomon 6:2
My beloved has gone down to his garden, to the beds of spices, to browse in the gardens and to gather lilies.
Song of Solomon 6:3
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine; he browses among the lilies.
Song of Solomon 7:10
I belong to my beloved, and his desire is for me.
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