Song of Solomon 3:1
Text Analysis
5921 [e]עַל־
4904 [e]מִשְׁכָּבִי֙
my bedN-msc | 1cs
3915 [e]בַּלֵּיל֔וֹת
by nightPrep-b, Art | N-mp
1245 [e]בִּקַּ֕שְׁתִּי
I soughtV-Piel-Perf-1cs
853 [e]אֵ֥ת
157 [e]שֶׁאָהֲבָ֖ה
the one lovePro-r | V-Qal-Perf-3fs
5315 [e]נַפְשִׁ֑י
IN-fsc | 1cs
1245 [e]בִּקַּשְׁתִּ֖יו
I sought himV-Piel-Perf-1cs | 3ms
3808 [e]וְלֹ֥א
but notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
4672 [e]מְצָאתִֽיו׃
I did find himV-Qal-Perf-1cs | 3ms

Hebrew Texts
שיר השירים 3:1 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
עַל־מִשְׁכָּבִי֙ בַּלֵּילֹ֔ות בִּקַּ֕שְׁתִּי אֵ֥ת שֶׁאָהֲבָ֖ה נַפְשִׁ֑י בִּקַּשְׁתִּ֖יו וְלֹ֥א מְצָאתִֽיו׃

שיר השירים 3:1 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
על־משכבי בלילות בקשתי את שאהבה נפשי בקשתיו ולא מצאתיו׃

שיר השירים 3:1 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
על־משכבי בלילות בקשתי את שאהבה נפשי בקשתיו ולא מצאתיו׃

שיר השירים 3:1 Hebrew Bible
על משכבי בלילות בקשתי את שאהבה נפשי בקשתיו ולא מצאתיו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"On my bed night after night I sought him Whom my soul loves; I sought him but did not find him.

King James Bible
By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In my bed at night I sought the one I love; I sought him, but did not find him.
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