His legs are as pillars of marble, set on sockets of fine gold: his countenance is as Lebanon, excellent as the cedars.
Treasury of Scripture
Revelation 1:15 And his feet like to fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his voice as the sound of many waters.
Exodus 26:19 And you shall make forty sockets of silver under the twenty boards; two sockets under one board for his two tenons...
Songs 2:14 O my dove, that are in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see your countenance, let me hear your voice...
Judges 13:6 Then the woman came and told her husband, saying, A man of God came to me...
Matthew 17:2 And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.
Matthew 28:3 His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow:
Acts 2:28 You have made known to me the ways of life; you shall make me full of joy with your countenance.
Revelation 1:16 And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp two edged sword...
Songs 4:11 Your lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under your tongue...
Psalm 92:12 The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
Hosea 14:7 They that dwell under his shadow shall return; they shall revive as the corn, and grow as the vine...
Zechariah 9:17 For how great is his goodness, and how great is his beauty! corn shall make the young men cheerful, and new wine the maids.
1 Timothy 3:16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels...
ContextAdmiration by the Bride
10My beloved is white and ruddy, the most chief among ten thousand. 11His head is as the most fine gold, his locks are bushy, and black as a raven. 12His eyes are as the eyes of doves by the rivers of waters, washed with milk, and fitly set. 13His cheeks are as a bed of spices, as sweet flowers: his lips like lilies, dropping sweet smelling myrrh. 14His hands are as gold rings set with the beryl: his belly is as bright ivory overlaid with sapphires. 15His legs are as pillars of marble, set on sockets of fine gold: his countenance is as Lebanon, excellent as the cedars. 16His mouth is most sweet: yes, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
His legs are as pillars of marble, set upon sockets of fine gold: His aspect is like Lebanon, excellent as the cedars.
His legs as pillars of marble, that are set upon bases of gold. His form as of Libanus, excellent as the cedars.
Darby Bible Translation
His legs, pillars of marble, set upon bases of fine gold: His bearing as Lebanon, excellent as the cedars;
King James Bible
His legs are as pillars of marble, set upon sockets of fine gold: his countenance is as Lebanon, excellent as the cedars.
Young's Literal Translation
His limbs pillars of marble, Founded on sockets of fine gold, His appearance as Lebanon, choice as the cedars.