1:1 The song of songs, which [is] Solomon's.
1:1 The song of songs, which is Solomon's. THE SHULAMITE

1:2 Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth: for thy love [is] better than wine.
1:2 Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth--For your love is better than wine.

1:3 Because of the savour of thy good ointments thy name [is as] ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love thee.
1:3 Because of the fragrance of your good ointments, Your name is ointment poured forth; Therefore the virgins love you.

1:4 Draw me, we will run after thee: the king hath brought me into his chambers: we will be glad and rejoice in thee, we will remember thy love more than wine: the upright love thee.
1:4 Draw me away! THE DAUGHTERS OF JERUSALEM We will run after you. THE SHULAMITE The king has brought me into his chambers. THE DAUGHTERS OF JERUSALEM We will be glad and rejoice in you. We will remember your love more than wine. THE SHULAMITE Rightly do they love you.

1:5 I [am] black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon.
1:5 I am dark, but lovely, O daughters of Jerusalem, Like the tents of Kedar, Like the curtains 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.
1:6 Do not look upon me, because I am dark, Because the sun has tanned me. My mother's sons were angry with me; They made me the keeper of the vineyards, But my own vineyard I have not kept. (TO HER BELOVED)

1:7 Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest [thy flock] to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks of thy companions?
1:7 Tell me, O you whom I love, Where you feed your flock, Where you make it rest at noon. For why should I be as one who veils herself By the flocks of your companions? THE BELOVED

1:8 If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed thy kids beside the shepherds' tents.
1:8 If you do not know, O fairest among women, Follow in the footsteps of the flock, And feed your little goats Beside the shepherds' tents.

1:9 I have compared thee, O my love, to a company of horses in Pharaoh's chariots.
1:9 I have compared you, my love, To my filly among Pharaoh's chariots.

1:10 Thy cheeks are comely with rows [of jewels], thy neck with chains [of gold].
1:10 Your cheeks are lovely with ornaments, Your neck with chains of gold. THE DAUGHTERS OF JERUSALEM

1:11 We will make thee borders of gold with studs of silver.
1:11 We will make you ornaments of gold With studs of silver. THE SHULAMITE

1:12 While the king [sitteth] at his table, my spikenard sendeth forth the smell thereof.
1:12 While the king is at his table, My spikenard sends forth its fragrance.

1:13 A bundle of myrrh [is] my wellbeloved unto me; he shall lie all night betwixt my breasts.
1:13 A bundle of myrrh is my beloved to me, That lies all night between my breasts.

1:14 My beloved [is] unto me [as] a cluster of camphire in the vineyards of Engedi.
1:14 My beloved is to me a cluster of henna blooms In the vineyards of En Gedi. THE BELOVED

1:15 Behold, thou [art] fair, my love; behold, thou [art] fair; thou [hast] doves' eyes.
1:15 Behold, you are fair, my love! Behold, you are fair! You have dove's eyes. THE SHULAMITE

1:16 Behold, thou [art] fair, my beloved, yea, pleasant: also our bed [is] green.
1:16 Behold, you are handsome, my beloved! Yes, pleasant! Also our bed is green.

1:17 The beams of our house [are] cedar, [and] our rafters of fir.
1:17 The beams of our houses are cedar, And our rafters of fir.