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Song of Solomon 8:6

Set me as a seal upon your heart,

as ya seal upon your arm,

for zlove is strong as death,

ajealousy1 is fierce as the grave.2

Its flashes are flashes of fire,

the very bflame of the Lord.

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Song of Solomon 8:6 — The New International Version (NIV)

Place me like a seal over your heart,

like a seal on your arm;

for love is as strong as death,

its jealousy unyielding as the grave.

It burns like blazing fire,

like a mighty flame.

Song of Solomon 8:6 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Set me as a seal upon thine heart,

As a seal upon thine arm:

For love is strong as death;

Jealousy is cruel as the grave:

The coals thereof are coals of fire,

Which hath a most vehement flame.

Song of Solomon 8:6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Place me like a seal over your heart,

like a seal on your arm.

For love is as strong as death,

its jealousy as enduring as the grave.

Love flashes like fire,

the brightest kind of flame.

Song of Solomon 8:6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Set me as a seal upon your heart,

As a seal upon your arm;

For love is as strong as death,

Jealousy as cruel as the grave;

Its flames are flames of fire,

A most vehement flame.

Song of Solomon 8:6 — New Century Version (NCV)

Put me like a seal on your heart,

like a seal on your arm.

Love is as strong as death;

jealousy is as strong as the grave.

Love bursts into flames

and burns like a hot fire.

Song of Solomon 8:6 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Set me as a seal upon thy heart,

As a seal upon thine arm:

For love is strong as death;

Jealousy is cruel as Sheol;

The flashes thereof are flashes of fire,

A very flame of Jehovah.

Song of Solomon 8:6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Set me as a seal upon thy heart, As a seal upon thine arm: For love is strong as death; Jealousy is cruel as Sheol: The flashes thereof are flashes of fire, Flames of Jah.

Song of Solomon 8:6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Wear me as a signet ring on your heart, 

as a ring on your hand. 

Love is as overpowering as death. 

Devotion is as unyielding as the grave. 

Love’s flames are flames of fire, 

flames that come from the Lord

Song of Solomon 8:6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Set me as a seal on your heart,

as a seal on your arm.

For love is as strong as death;

ardent love is as unrelenting as Sheol.

Love’s flames are fiery flames —

the fiercest of all.

Song of Solomon 8:6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Set me as a seal upon your heart,

as a seal upon your arm;

for love is strong as death,

passion fierce as the grave.

Its flashes are flashes of fire,

a raging flame.

Song of Solomon 8:6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Set me as a seal upon your heart,

as a seal upon your arm;

for love is strong as death;

passion is fierce as Sheol;

its flashes are flashes of fire;

it is a blazing flame.

Song of Solomon 8:6 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Hold me close to your heart like the seal around your neck.

Keep me close to yourself like the ring on your finger.

My love for you is so strong it won’t let you go.

Love is as powerful as death.

Love’s jealousy is as strong as the grave.

Love is like a blazing fire.

It burns like a mighty flame.

Song of Solomon 8:6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Put me like a seal over your heart,

Like a seal on your arm.

For love is as strong as death,

Jealousy is as severe as Sheol;

Its flashes are flashes of fire,

The very flame of the Lord.


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