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Song Of Solomon 5:10

    Song of Solomon 5:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    My beloved is white and ruddy, the chiefest among ten thousand.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    My beloved is white and ruddy, the most chief among ten thousand.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    My beloved is white and ruddy, The chiefest among ten thousand.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    My loved one is white and red, the chief among ten thousand.

    Webster's Revision

    My beloved is white and ruddy, The chiefest among ten thousand.

    World English Bible

    My beloved is white and ruddy. The best among ten thousand.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    My beloved is white and ruddy, the chiefest among ten thousand.

    Clarke's Commentary on Song of Solomon 5:10

    My beloved is white and ruddy - Red and white, properly mixed, are essential to a fine complexion; and this is what is intimated: he has the finest complexion among ten thousand persons; not one in that number is equal to him. Literally, "He bears the standard among ten thousand men;" or "He is one before whom a standard is borne," i.e., he is captain or chief of the whole.

    Barnes' Notes on Song of Solomon 5:10

    My beloved is white and ruddy - Compare 1 Samuel 16:12; Daniel 7:9. The complexion most admired in youth. Jewish interpreters remark that he who is elsewhere called "the Ancient of Days" is here described as the Ever-Young. "White in His virgin-purity," says Jerome, "and ruddy in His Passion."

    The chiefest among ten thousand - literally, "a bannered one among a myriad;" hence one signalized, a leader of ten thousand warriors.

    Wesley's Notes on Song of Solomon 5:10

    5:10 White - The white may denote his pure and spotless innocency, and the ruddy colour his bloody passion.