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Song Of Solomon 2:12

    Song of Solomon 2:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The flowers appear on the earth; The time of the singing of birds is come, And the voice of the turtle-dove is heard in our land;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The flowers are come on the earth; the time of cutting the vines is come, and the voice of the dove is sounding in our land;

    Webster's Revision

    The flowers appear on the earth; The time of the singing of birds is come, And the voice of the turtle-dove is heard in our land;

    World English Bible

    The flowers appear on the earth. The time of the singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land;

    Definitions for Song of Solomon 2:12

    Flowers - Menstrual flow, blood.
    Turtle - Dove.

    Barnes' Notes on Song of Solomon 2:12

    The time of the singing ... - i. e., The song of pairing birds. This is better than the rendering of the ancient versions, "the pruning time is come."