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Song Of Solomon 5:8

    Song of Solomon 5:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if ye find my beloved, that ye tell him, that I am sick of love.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if you find my beloved, that you tell him, that I am sick of love.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, If ye find my beloved, That ye tell him, that I am sick from love.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    I say to you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if you see my loved one, what will you say to him? That I am overcome with love.

    Webster's Revision

    I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, If ye find my beloved, That ye tell him, that I am sick from love.

    World English Bible

    I adjure you, daughters of Jerusalem, If you find my beloved, that you tell him that I am faint with love. Friends

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if ye find my beloved, that ye tell him, that I am sick of love.

    Definitions for Song of Solomon 5:8

    Tell - To number; count.

    Clarke's Commentary on Song of Solomon 5:8

    I am sick of love - "I am exceedingly concerned for his absence; and am distressed on account of my thoughtless carriage towards him." The latter clause may be well translated, "What should ye tell him?" Why, "that I am sick of love." This ends the transactions of the third day and night.

    Barnes' Notes on Song of Solomon 5:8

    The bride, now awake, is seeking her beloved. The dream of his departure and her feelings under it have symbolized a real emotion of her waking heart.

    Wesley's Notes on Song of Solomon 5:8

    5:8 O daughters - The church having passed the watchmen, proceeds in the pursuit of her beloved, and enquires of every particular believer whom she meets concerning him. Tell him - That I am ready to faint for want of his presence.