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Song Of Solomon 3:8

    Song of Solomon 3:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    They all hold swords, being expert in war: every man hath his sword upon his thigh because of fear in the night.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    They all hold swords, being expert in war: every man has his sword on his thigh because of fear in the night.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    They all handle the sword, and are expert in war: Every man hath his sword upon his thigh, Because of fear in the night.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    All of them armed with swords, trained in war; every man has his sword at his side, because of fear in the night.

    Webster's Revision

    They all handle the sword, and are expert in war: Every man hath his sword upon his thigh, Because of fear in the night.

    World English Bible

    They all handle the sword, and are expert in war. Every man has his sword on his thigh, because of fear in the night.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    They all handle the sword, and are expert in war: every man hath his sword upon his thigh, because of fear in the night.

    Clarke's Commentary on Song of Solomon 3:8

    They all hold swords - They are swordsmen. Every man has a sword, and is well instructed how to use it.

    Barnes' Notes on Song of Solomon 3:8

    Because of fear in the night - i. e., Against night alarms. Compare Psalm 91:5.

    Wesley's Notes on Song of Solomon 3:8

    3:8 Every man - Is prepared and ready to fight, to prevent those dangers which are frequent in the night season. The night may denote the whole time of this life, which may well be called night in respect of that ignorance and error wherewith it is attended, (as the future life is compared to day) this life being the only time wherein such a guard is necessary.