Song of Solomon 6:12
New International Version
Before I realized it, my desire set me among the royal chariots of my people.

New Living Translation
Before I realized it, my strong desires had taken me to the chariot of a noble man. Young Women of Jerusalem

English Standard Version
Before I was aware, my desire set me among the chariots of my kinsman, a prince.

Berean Study Bible
Before I realized it, my desire had set me among the royal chariots of my people.

King James Bible
Or ever I was aware, my soul made me like the chariots of Amminadib.

New King James Version
Before I was even aware, My soul had made me As the chariots of my noble people.

New American Standard Bible
“Before I was aware, my soul set me Over the chariots of my noble people.”

NASB 1995
"Before I was aware, my soul set me Over the chariots of my noble people."

NASB 1977
“Before I was aware, my soul set me Over the chariots of my noble people.”

Amplified Bible
“Before I was aware [of what was happening], my desire had brought me Into the area of the princes of my people [the king’s retinue].”

Christian Standard Bible
I didn’t know what was happening to me. I felt like I was in a chariot with a nobleman. Young Women

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Before I knew it, my desire put me among the chariots of my noble people. Y

American Standard Version
Before I was aware, my soul set me Among the chariots of my princely people.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
There I will give thee my breasts: my soul knew it not: it made me as the chariots of Aminadab.

Contemporary English Version
But in my imagination I was suddenly riding on a glorious chariot.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I knew not: my soul troubled me for the chariots of Aminadab.

English Revised Version
Or ever I was aware, my soul set me among the chariots of my princely people.

Good News Translation
I am trembling; you have made me as eager for love as a chariot driver is for battle.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I did not know that I had become like the chariots of my noble people.

International Standard Version
Before I knew it, I imagined myself among the chariots of my noble people.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Before I was aware, my soul set me Upon the chariots of my princely people.

Literal Standard Version
I did not know my soul, "" It made me—chariots of my people Nadib.

NET Bible
I was beside myself with joy! There please give me your myrrh, O daughter of my princely people.

New Heart English Bible
Without realizing it, my desire set me with my royal people's chariots.

World English Bible
Without realizing it, my desire set me with my royal people's chariots. Friends

Young's Literal Translation
I knew not my soul, It made me -- chariots of my people Nadib.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Together in the Garden
11I went down to the walnut grove to see the blossoms of the valley, to see if the vines were budding or the pomegranates were in bloom. 12Before I realized it, my desire had set me among the royal chariots of my people. 13Come back, come back, O Shulammite! Come back, come back, that we may gaze upon you. Why do you look at the Shulammite, as on the dance of Mahanaim?…

Cross References
Song of Solomon 6:11
I went down to the walnut grove to see the blossoms of the valley, to see if the vines were budding or the pomegranates were in bloom.

Song of Solomon 6:13
Come back, come back, O Shulammite! Come back, come back, that we may gaze upon you. Why do you look at the Shulammite, as on the dance of Mahanaim?


Treasury of Scripture

Or ever I was aware, my soul made me like the chariots of Amminadib.

or ever I was aware

Jeremiah 31:18-20
I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus; Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised, as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke: turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art the LORD my God…

Hosea 11:8,9
How shall I give thee up, Ephraim? how shall I deliver thee, Israel? how shall I make thee as Admah? how shall I set thee as Zeboim? mine heart is turned within me, my repentings are kindled together…

Luke 15:20
And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.

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Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
Before
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

I realized it,
יָדַ֔עְתִּי (yā·ḏa‘·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3045: To know

my desire
נַפְשִׁ֣י (nap̄·šî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

had set me
שָׂמַ֔תְנִי (śā·maṯ·nî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

among the chariots
מַרְכְּב֖וֹת (mar·kə·ḇō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 4818: A chariot

of my noble
נָדִֽיב׃ (nā·ḏîḇ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5081: Voluntary, generous, magnanimous, a grandee

people.
עַמִּי־ (‘am·mî-)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock


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