6 How fair and how pleasant art thou, O love, for delights!

Other Translations of Song of Solomon 7:6

New International Version

6 How beautiful you are and how pleasing, my love, with your delights!

English Standard Version

6 How beautiful and pleasant you are, O loved one, with all your delights!Or among delights

The Message

6 Your beauty, within and without, is absolute, dear lover, close companion.

New King James Version

6 How fair and how pleasant you are, O love, with your delights!

New Living Translation

6 Oh, how beautiful you are! How pleasing, my love, how full of delights!

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Song of Solomon 7:6

Commentary on Song of Solomon 7:1-9

(Read Song of Solomon 7:1-9)

The similitudes here are different from what they were before, and in the original refer to glorious and splendid clothing. Such honour have all his saints; and having put on Christ, they are distinguished by their beautiful and glorious apparel. They adorn the doctrine of God their Saviour in all things. Consistent believers honour Christ, recommend the gospel, and convince and awaken sinners. The church resembles the stately and spreading palm; while her love for Christ, and the obedience resulting therefrom, are precious fruit of the true Vine. The King is held in the galleries. Christ takes delight in the assemblies and ordinances of his people; and admires the fruit of his grace in them. When applied to the church and to each faithful Christian, all this denotes that beauty of holiness, in which they shall be presented to their heavenly Bridegroom.