Song of Solomon 8:12
New International Version
But my own vineyard is mine to give; the thousand shekels are for you, Solomon, and two hundred are for those who tend its fruit.

New Living Translation
But my vineyard is mine to give, and Solomon need not pay a thousand pieces of silver. But I will give two hundred pieces to those who care for its vines. Young Man

English Standard Version
My vineyard, my very own, is before me; you, O Solomon, may have the thousand, and the keepers of the fruit two hundred.

Berean Study Bible
But my own vineyard is mine to give; the thousand shekels are for you, O Solomon, and two hundred are for those who tend its fruit.

King James Bible
My vineyard, which is mine, is before me: thou, O Solomon, must have a thousand, and those that keep the fruit thereof two hundred.

New King James Version
My own vineyard is before me. You, O Solomon, may have a thousand, And those who tend its fruit two hundred.

New American Standard Bible
“My very own vineyard is at my disposal; The thousand shekels are for you, Solomon, And two hundred are for those who take care of its fruit.”

NASB 1995
"My very own vineyard is at my disposal; The thousand shekels are for you, Solomon, And two hundred are for those who take care of its fruit."

NASB 1977
“My very own vineyard is at my disposal; The thousand shekels are for you, Solomon, And two hundred are for those who take care of its fruit.”

Amplified Bible
“My very own vineyard is at my disposal; The thousand [shekels of silver] are for you, O Solomon, And two hundred are for those who tend the fruit.”

Christian Standard Bible
I have my own vineyard. The one thousand are for you, Solomon, but two hundred for those who take care of its fruits. Man

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I have my own vineyard. The 1,000 are for you, Solomon, but 200 for those who guard its fruits. M

American Standard Version
My vineyard, which is mine, is before me: Thou, O Solomon, shalt have the thousand, And those that keep the fruit thereof two hundred.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
My vineyard is mine before me. A thousand coins for you, Solomon, and two hundred to the keepers of the fruit

Brenton Septuagint Translation
My vineyard, even mine, is before me; Solomon shall have a thousand, and they that keep its fruit two hundred.

Contemporary English Version
My vineyard is mine alone! Solomon can keep his silver and the others can keep their share of the profits.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My vineyard is before me. A thousand are for thee, the peaceable, and two hundred for them that keep the fruit thereof.

English Revised Version
My vineyard, which is mine, is before me: thou, O Solomon, shalt have the thousand, and those that keep the fruit thereof two hundred.

Good News Translation
Solomon is welcome to his thousand coins, and the farmers to two hundred as their share; I have a vineyard of my own!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
My own vineyard is in front of me. That 25 pounds is yours, Solomon, and 5 pounds go to those who take care of its fruit.

International Standard Version
My vineyard belongs to me and is at my disposal. The 1,000 are for you, Solomon, and 200 are for those who take care of its fruit.

JPS Tanakh 1917
My vineyard, which is mine, is before me; Thou, O Solomon, shalt have the thousand, And those that keep the fruit thereof two hundred.

Literal Standard Version
My vineyard—my own—is before me, "" The one thousand [is] for you, O Solomon. And the two hundred for those keeping its fruit. O dweller in gardens!

NET Bible
My vineyard, which belongs to me, is at my disposal alone. The thousand shekels belong to you, O Solomon, and two hundred shekels belong to those who maintain it for its fruit.

New Heart English Bible
My own vineyard is before me. The thousand are for you, Solomon; two hundred for those who tend its fruit.

World English Bible
My own vineyard is before me. The thousand are for you, Solomon; two hundred for those who tend its fruit. Lover

Young's Literal Translation
My vineyard -- my own -- is before me, The thousand is for thee, O Solomon. And the two hundred for those keeping its fruit. O dweller in gardens!

Additional Translations ...
Context
Longing for Her Beloved
11Solomon had a vineyard in Baal-hamon. He leased it to the tenants. For its fruit, each was to bring a thousand shekels of silver. 12But my own vineyard is mine to give; the thousand shekels are for you, O Solomon, and two hundred are for those who tend its fruit. 13You who dwell in the gardens, my companions are listening for your voice. Let me hear it!…

Cross References
Proverbs 27:18
Whoever tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and he who looks after his master will be honored.

Song of Solomon 2:3
Like an apricot tree among the trees of the forest is my beloved among the young men. I delight to sit in his shade, and his fruit is sweet to my taste.

Song of Solomon 8:11
Solomon had a vineyard in Baal-hamon. He leased it to the tenants. For its fruit, each was to bring a thousand shekels of silver.

Song of Solomon 8:13
You who dwell in the gardens, my companions are listening for your voice. Let me hear it!


Treasury of Scripture

My vineyard, which is mine, is before me: you, O Solomon, must have a thousand, and those that keep the fruit thereof two hundred.

vineyard

Song of Solomon 1:6
Look not upon me, because I am black, because the sun hath looked upon me: my mother's children were angry with me; they made me the keeper of the vineyards; but mine own vineyard have I not kept.

Proverbs 4:23
Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.

Acts 20:28
Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.

thou

Psalm 72:17-19
His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed…

Romans 14:7-9
For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself…

1 Corinthians 6:20
For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.

those

1 Thessalonians 2:19
For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

1 Timothy 5:17,18
Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine…









(12) Thou, O Solomon . . .--i.e., "Let Solomon keep and enjoy his possessions (his harem of mercenary beauties), which cost so much to obtain and keep; I am happier in the secure love of my one true wife." The mention of "two hundred to the keepers of the fruit" seems added to show the cost of a polygamous establishment on a great scale.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
[But] my own vineyard
כָּרְמִ֥י‪‬‪‬‪‬ (kar·mî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 3754: A garden, vineyard

is mine to give;
לְפָנָ֑י (lə·p̄ā·nāy)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 6440: The face

the thousand [shekels]
הָאֶ֤לֶף (hā·’e·lep̄)
Article | Number - masculine singular
Strong's 505: A thousand

are for you,
לְךָ֙ (lə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

O Solomon,
שְׁלֹמֹ֔ה (šə·lō·mōh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8010: Solomon -- David's son and successor to his throne

and two hundred
וּמָאתַ֖יִם (ū·mā·ṯa·yim)
Conjunctive waw | Number - fd
Strong's 3967: A hundred

are for those who tend
לְנֹטְרִ֥ים (lə·nō·ṭə·rîm)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 5201: To guard, to cherish

its fruit.
פִּרְיֽוֹ׃ (pir·yōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6529: Fruit


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