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Song of Solomon 3:1–2

aBy night on my bed I sought bhim whom my soul loveth:

cI sought him, but I found him not.

I will rise now, and go about the city

In the dstreets, and ein the broad ways

I will seek bhim whom my soul loveth:

cI sought him, but I found him not.

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Song of Solomon 3:1–2 — The New International Version (NIV)

All night long on my bed

I looked for the one my heart loves;

I looked for him but did not find him.

I will get up now and go about the city,

through its streets and squares;

I will search for the one my heart loves.

So I looked for him but did not find him.

Song of Solomon 3:1–2 — English Standard Version (ESV)

On my bed by night

I sought him whom my soul loves;

I sought him, but found him not.

I will rise now and go about the city,

in the streets and in the squares;

I will seek him whom my soul loves.

I sought him, but found him not.

Song of Solomon 3:1–2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

One night as I lay in bed, I yearned for my lover.

I yearned for him, but he did not come.

So I said to myself, “I will get up and roam the city,

searching in all its streets and squares.

I will search for the one I love.”

So I searched everywhere but did not find him.

Song of Solomon 3:1–2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

By night on my bed I sought the one I love;

I sought him, but I did not find him.

“I will rise now,” I said,

“And go about the city;

In the streets and in the squares

I will seek the one I love.”

I sought him, but I did not find him.

Song of Solomon 3:1–2 — New Century Version (NCV)

At night on my bed,

I looked for the one I love;

I looked for him, but I could not find him.

I got up and went around the city,

in the streets and squares,

looking for the one I love.

I looked for him, but I could not find him.

Song of Solomon 3:1–2 — American Standard Version (ASV)

By night on my bed

I sought him whom my soul loveth:

I sought him, but I found him not.

I said, I will rise now, and go about the city;

In the streets and in the broad ways

I will seek him whom my soul loveth:

I sought him, but I found him not.

Song of Solomon 3:1–2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

On my bed, in the nights, I sought him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not. I will rise now, and go about the city; In the streets and in the broadways Will I seek him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.

Song of Solomon 3:1–2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Night after night on my bed 

I looked for the one I love. 

I looked for him but did not find him. 

I will get up now and roam around the city, 

in the streets, and in the squares. 

I will look for the one I love. 

I looked for him but did not find him. 

Song of Solomon 3:1–2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

In my bed at night

I sought the one I love;

I sought him, but did not find him.

I will arise now and go about the city,

through the streets and the plazas.

I will seek the one I love.

I sought him, but did not find him.

Song of Solomon 3:1–2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Upon my bed at night

I sought him whom my soul loves;

I sought him, but found him not;

I called him, but he gave no answer.

“I will rise now and go about the city,

in the streets and in the squares;

I will seek him whom my soul loves.”

I sought him, but found him not.

Song of Solomon 3:1–2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

On my bed in the night,

I sought him whom my heart loves.

I sought him, but I did not find him.

Now I will arise, and I will go about in the city,

in the streets and in the squares;

I will seek him whom my heart loves.

I sought him, but I did not find him.

Song of Solomon 3:1–2 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

“All night long on my bed

I searched for the one my heart loves.

I looked for him but didn’t find him.

I will get up. I’ll go around in the city.

I’ll look through all of its streets.

I’ll search for the one my heart loves.

So I looked for him but didn’t find him.

Song of Solomon 3:1–2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“On my bed night after night I sought him

Whom my soul loves;

I sought him but did not find him.

‘I must arise now and go about the city;

In the streets and in the squares

I must seek him whom my soul loves.’

I sought him but did not find him.