Song of Solomon 2:5
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New Living Translation
Strengthen me with raisin cakes, refresh me with apples, for I am weak with love.

King James Bible
Stay me with flagons, comfort me with apples: for I am sick of love.

Darby Bible Translation
Sustain ye me with raisin-cakes, Refresh me with apples; For I am sick of love.

World English Bible
Strengthen me with raisins, refresh me with apples; For I am faint with love.

Young's Literal Translation
Sustain me with grape-cakes, Support me with citrons, for I am sick with love.

Song of Solomon 2:5 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

2:5 Stay me - Or, support me, keep me from fainting. The spouse speaks this to her bride - maids, the daughters of Jerusalem: or to the bridegroom himself. Flaggons - With wine, which is a good cordial. Apples - With odoriferous apples, the smell whereof was grateful to persons ready to faint. By this understand the application of the promises, and the quickening influences of the Spirit.

Song of Solomon 2:5 Parallel Commentaries

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2 Samuel 6:19
Then he gave to every Israelite man and woman in the crowd a loaf of bread, a cake of dates, and a cake of raisins. Then all the people returned to their homes.

1 Chronicles 16:3
Then he gave to every man and woman in all Israel a loaf of bread, a cake of dates, and a cake of raisins.

Song of Solomon 5:8
Make this promise, O women of Jerusalem--If you find my lover, tell him I am weak with love.

Song of Solomon 7:8
I said, "I will climb the palm tree and take hold of its fruit." May your breasts be like grape clusters, and the fragrance of your breath like apples.

Hosea 3:1
Then the LORD said to me, "Go and love your wife again, even though she commits adultery with another lover. This will illustrate that the LORD still loves Israel, even though the people have turned to other gods and love to worship them."

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