Song of Solomon 4:11
New International Version
Your lips drop sweetness as the honeycomb, my bride; milk and honey are under your tongue. The fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

New Living Translation
Your lips are as sweet as nectar, my bride. Honey and milk are under your tongue. Your clothes are scented like the cedars of Lebanon.

English Standard Version
Your lips drip nectar, my bride; honey and milk are under your tongue; the fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

Berean Study Bible
Your lips, my bride, drip sweetness like the honeycomb; honey and milk are under your tongue, and the fragrance of your garments is like the aroma 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.

New King James Version
Your lips, O my spouse, Drip as the honeycomb; Honey and milk are under your tongue; And the fragrance of your garments Is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

New American Standard Bible
“Your lips drip honey, my bride; Honey and milk are under your tongue, And the fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

NASB 1995
“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.

NASB 1977
“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.

Amplified Bible
“Your lips, my [promised] bride, drip honey [as the honeycomb]; Honey and milk are under your tongue, And the fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

Christian Standard Bible
Your lips drip sweetness like the honeycomb, my bride. Honey and milk are under your tongue. The fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Your lips drip sweetness like the honeycomb, my bride. Honey and milk are under your tongue. The fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

American Standard Version
Thy lips, O my bride, drop as the honeycomb: Honey and milk are under thy tongue; And the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Your lips drip honeycomb! All honey and milk are under your lips and the fragrance of your vesture is as the fragrance of Lebanon!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thy lips drop honeycomb, my spouse: honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments is as the smell of Libanus.

Contemporary English Version
Your lips are a honeycomb; milk and honey flow from your tongue. Your dress has the aroma of cedar trees from Lebanon.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thy lips, my spouse, are as a dropping honeycomb, honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments, as the smell of frankincense.

English Revised Version
Thy lips, O my bride, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

Good News Translation
The taste of honey is on your lips, my darling; your tongue is milk and honey for me. Your clothing has all the fragrance of Lebanon.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your lips drip honey, my bride. Honey and milk are under your tongue. The fragrance of your clothing is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

International Standard Version
Your lips drip honey, my bride; milk and honey are under your tongue. The scent of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thy lips, O my bride, drop honey-- Honey and milk are under thy tongue; And the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

Literal Standard Version
Your lips drop honey, O spouse, Honey and milk [are] under your tongue, And the fragrance of your garments [Is] as the fragrance of Lebanon.

NET Bible
Your lips drip sweetness like the honeycomb, my bride, honey and milk are under your tongue. The fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

New Heart 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.

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.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Solomon Admires His Bride
10How delightful is your love, my sister, my bride! Your love is much better than wine, and the fragrance of your perfume than all spices. 11Your lips, my bride, drip sweetness like the honeycomb; honey and milk are under your tongue, and the fragrance of your garments is like the aroma of Lebanon. 12My sister, my bride, you are a garden locked up, a spring enclosed, a fountain sealed.…

Cross References
Genesis 27:27
So he came near and kissed him. When Isaac smelled his clothing, he blessed him and said: "Ah, the smell of my son is like the smell of a field that the LORD has blessed.

Psalm 19:10
They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the comb.

Proverbs 5:3
Though the lips of the forbidden woman drip honey and her speech is smoother than oil,

Proverbs 24:13
Eat honey, my son, for it is good, and the honeycomb is sweet to your taste.

Song of Solomon 5:1
I have come to my garden, my sister, my bride; I have gathered my myrrh with my spice. I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk. Eat, O friends, and drink; drink freely, O beloved.

Hosea 14:6
His shoots will sprout, and his splendor will be like the olive tree, his fragrance like the cedars of Lebanon.


Treasury of Scripture

Your lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under your tongue; and the smell of your garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

lips

Song of Solomon 4:3
Thy lips are like a thread of scarlet, and thy speech is comely: thy temples are like a piece of a pomegranate within thy locks.

Song of Solomon 5:13
His cheeks are as a bed of spices, as sweet flowers: his lips like lilies, dropping sweet smelling myrrh.

Song of Solomon 7:9
And the roof of thy mouth like the best wine for my beloved, that goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak.

honey

Song of Solomon 5:1
I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk: eat, O friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved.

Proverbs 24:13,14
My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to thy taste: …

Isaiah 7:15
Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and choose the good.

the smell

Song of Solomon 4:10
How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is thy love than wine! and the smell of thine ointments than all spices!

Genesis 27:27
And he came near, and kissed him: and he smelled the smell of his raiment, and blessed him, and said, See, the smell of my son is as the smell of a field which the LORD hath blessed:

Psalm 45:8
All thy garments smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory palaces, whereby they have made thee glad.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Your lips,
שִׂפְתוֹתַ֖יִךְ (śip̄·ṯō·w·ṯa·yiḵ)
Noun - feminine plural construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 8193: The lip, language, a margin

my bride,
כַּלָּ֑ה (kal·lāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 3618: Daughter-in-law, bride

drip
תִּטֹּ֥פְנָה (tiṭ·ṭō·p̄ə·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine plural
Strong's 5197: To ooze, distil gradually, to fall in drops, to speak by inspiration

sweetness like the honeycomb;
נֹ֛פֶת (nō·p̄eṯ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5317: Flowing honey, honey from the comb

honey
דְּבַ֤שׁ (də·ḇaš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1706: Honey, syrup

and milk
וְחָלָב֙ (wə·ḥā·lāḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2461: Milk

are under
תַּ֣חַת (ta·ḥaṯ)
Preposition
Strong's 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of

your tongue,
לְשׁוֹנֵ֔ךְ (lə·šō·w·nêḵ)
Noun - common singular construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 3956: The tongue

and the fragrance
וְרֵ֥יחַ (wə·rê·aḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7381: To smell, perceive odor

of your garments
שַׂלְמֹתַ֖יִךְ (śal·mō·ṯa·yiḵ)
Noun - feminine plural construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 8008: A wrapper, mantle

is like the aroma
כְּרֵ֥יחַ (kə·rê·aḥ)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7381: To smell, perceive odor

of Lebanon.
לְבָנֽוֹן׃ (lə·ḇā·nō·wn)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3844: Lebanon -- a wooded mountain range on the northern border of Israel


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