Song of Solomon 8:1 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Song of Solomon 8:1, NIV: If only you were to me like a brother, who was nursed at my mother's breasts! Then, if I found you outside, I would kiss you, and no one would despise me.

Song of Solomon 8:1, ESV: Oh that you were like a brother to me who nursed at my mother’s breasts! If I found you outside, I would kiss you, and none would despise me.

Song of Solomon 8:1, KJV: O that thou wert as my brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother! when I should find thee without, I would kiss thee; yea, I should not be despised.

Song of Solomon 8:1, NASB: 'Oh that you were like a brother to me Who nursed at my mother’s breasts. If I found you outdoors, I would kiss you; No one would despise me, either.

Song of Solomon 8:1, NLT: Oh, I wish you were my brother, who nursed at my mother's breasts. Then I could kiss you no matter who was watching, and no one would criticize me.

Song of Solomon 8:1, CSB: If only I could treat you like my brother, one who nursed at my mother's breasts, I would find you in public and kiss you, and no one would scorn me.

What does Song of Solomon 8:1 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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