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Song of Solomon 6:1-3 Good News Translation (GNT)

Most beautiful of women,
    where has your lover gone?
Tell us which way your lover went,
    so that we can help you find him.

The Woman

My lover has gone to his garden,
    where the balsam trees grow.
He is feeding his flock in the garden
    and gathering lilies.
My lover is mine, and I am his;
    he feeds his flock among the lilies.

Good News Translation (GNT)

Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society

Song of Solomon 6:1-3 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)


Where has your darling gone,
you most beautiful of women?
Which way did your darling turn,
so that we can help you find him?


My darling went down to his garden,
to the beds of spices,
to pasture his flock in the gardens
and to gather lilies.
I belong to the man I love, and he belongs to me;
he pastures his flock among the lilies.

Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

Copyright © 1998 by David H. Stern. All rights reserved.

Song of Solomon 6:1-3 The Message (MSG)

The Chorus

So where has this love of yours gone,
    fair one?
Where on earth can he be?
    Can we help you look for him?

The Woman

2-3 Never mind. My lover is already on his way to his garden,
    to browse among the flowers, touching the colors and forms.
I am my lover’s and my lover is mine.
    He caresses the sweet-smelling flowers.

The Message (MSG)

Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson

Song of Songs 6:1-3 New International Version (NIV)


Where has your beloved gone,
    most beautiful of women?
Which way did your beloved turn,
    that we may look for him with you?


My beloved has gone down to his garden,
    to the beds of spices,
to browse in the gardens
    and to gather lilies.
I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine;
    he browses among the lilies.

New International Version (NIV)

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