Song of Solomon 5:16
New International Version
His mouth is sweetness itself; he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, this is my friend, daughters of Jerusalem.

New Living Translation
His mouth is sweetness itself; he is desirable in every way. Such, O women of Jerusalem, is my lover, my friend.

English Standard Version
His mouth is most sweet, and he is altogether desirable. This is my beloved and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Berean Study Bible
His mouth is most sweet; he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

New American Standard Bible
"His mouth is full of sweetness. And he is wholly desirable. This is my beloved and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem."

King James Bible
His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Christian Standard Bible
His mouth is sweetness. He is absolutely desirable. This is my love, and this is my friend, young women of Jerusalem.

Contemporary English Version
His kisses are sweet. I desire him so much! Young women of Jerusalem, he is my lover and friend.

Good News Translation
His mouth is sweet to kiss; everything about him enchants me. This is what my lover is like, women of Jerusalem.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
His mouth is sweetness. He is absolutely desirable. This is my love, and this is my friend, young women of Jerusalem.

International Standard Version
His mouth is sweetness, and all of him is desirable. This is my beloved, this is my friend, young women of Jerusalem!

NET Bible
His mouth is very sweet; he is totally desirable. This is my beloved! This is my companion, O maidens of Jerusalem!

New Heart English Bible
His mouth is sweetness; yes, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, daughters of Jerusalem.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
His mouth is sweet in every way. Everything about him is desirable! This is my beloved, and this is my friend, young women of Jerusalem.

JPS Tanakh 1917
His mouth is most sweet; Yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.'

New American Standard 1977
“His mouth is full of sweetness. And he is wholly desirable. This is my beloved and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
His mouth is most sweet; he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O virgins of Jerusalem.

King James 2000 Bible
His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

American King James Version
His mouth is most sweet: yes, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

American Standard Version
His mouth is most sweet; Yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Douay-Rheims Bible
His throat most sweet, and he is all lovely: such is my beloved, and he is my friend, O ye daughters of Jerusalem.

Darby Bible Translation
His mouth is most sweet: Yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, yea, this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

English Revised Version
His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Webster's Bible Translation
His mouth is most sweet: yes, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

World English Bible
His mouth is sweetness; yes, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, daughters of Jerusalem. Friends

Young's Literal Translation
His mouth is sweetness -- and all of him desirable, This is my beloved, and this my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem!
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
The Bride and Her Beloved
15His legs are pillars of marble set on bases of pure gold. His appearance is like Lebanon, as majestic as the cedars. 16His mouth is most sweet; he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.
Cross References
2 Samuel 1:23
Saul and Jonathan, beloved and delightful in life, were not divided in death. They were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.

Song of Solomon 1:5
I am dark yet lovely, O daughters of Jerusalem, like the tents of Kedar, like the curtains of Solomon.

Song of Solomon 4:3
Your lips are like a scarlet ribbon, and your mouth is lovely. Your brow is like a slice of pomegranate behind your veil.

Song of Solomon 7:9
and your mouth like the finest wine. The Bride May it flow smoothly to my beloved, gliding gently over lips and teeth.

Treasury of Scripture

His mouth is most sweet: yes, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

mouth

Songs 1:2 Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth: for your love is better than wine.

Psalm 19:10 More to be desired are they than gold, yes, than much fine gold: …

Psalm 119:103 How sweet are your words to my taste! yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

Jeremiah 15:16 Your words were found, and I did eat them; and your word was to me …

most

Songs 1:16 Behold, you are fair, my beloved, yes, pleasant: also our bed is green.

Songs 2:1,3 I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys…

Psalm 45:2 You are fairer than the children of men: grace is poured into your …

Psalm 89:6 For who in the heaven can be compared to the LORD? who among the …

Psalm 148:13 Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; …

Isaiah 9:6,7 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given: and the government …

Philippians 3:8 Yes doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency …

1 Peter 2:6,7 Why also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion …

my beloved

Songs 2:16 My beloved is mine, and I am his: he feeds among the lilies.

Songs 6:3 I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine: he feeds among the lilies.

Galatians 2:20 I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ …

friend

Jeremiah 3:20 Surely as a wife treacherously departs from her husband, so have …

Hosea 3:1 Then said the LORD to me, Go yet, love a woman beloved of her friend, …

James 2:23 And the scripture was fulfilled which said, Abraham believed God, …

James 4:4 You adulterers and adulteresses, know you not that the friendship …







Lexicon
His mouth
חִכּוֹ֙ (ḥik·kōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2441: Palate, roof of the mouth, gums

[is] most sweet;
מַֽמְתַקִּ֔ים (mam·ṯaq·qîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4477: Sweetness, sweet things

he is altogether
וְכֻלּ֖וֹ (wə·ḵul·lōw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

lovely.
מַחֲּמַדִּ֑ים‪‬‪‬ (ma·ḥă·mad·dîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4261: Delightful, a delight, object of affection, desire

This
זֶ֤ה (zeh)
Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2088: This, that

[is] my beloved,
דוֹדִי֙ (ḏō·w·ḏî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1730: To love, a love-token, lover, friend, an uncle

and this
וְזֶ֣ה (wə·zeh)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2088: This, that

is my friend,
רֵעִ֔י (rê·‘î)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7453: Friend, companion, fellow

O daughters
בְּנ֖וֹת (bə·nō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1323: A daughter

of Jerusalem.
יְרוּשָׁלִָֽם׃ (yə·rū·šā·lim)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel
(16) His mouth is most sweet.--Literally, his palate (see Margin) sweetnesses, i.e., his voice is exquisitely sweet. The features have already been described, and chek, palate, is used of the organ of speech and speech itself (Job 6:30; Proverbs 5:3).

5:9-16 Even those who have little acquaintance with Christ, cannot but see amiable beauty in others who bear his image. There are hopes of those who begin to inquire concerning Christ and his perfections. Christians, who are well acquainted with Christ themselves, should do all they can to make others know something of him. Divine glory makes him truly lovely in the eyes of all who are enlightened to discern spiritual things. He is white in the spotless innocence of his life, ruddy in the bleeding sufferings he went through at his death. This description of the person of the Beloved, would form, in the figurative language of those times, a portrait of beauty of person and of grace of manners; but the aptness of some of the allusions may not appear to us. He shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all that believe. May his love constrain us to live to his glory.
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