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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
Song of Solomon 7

 

 

Verse 1

with shoes = with sandals.

prince"s daughter = noble maiden.

the joints of thy thighs = thy rounded thighs.

the hands of a cunning workman = hands of steadiness: i.e. work not hastily done. See note on "as one brought up", &c, Proverbs 8:30.


Verse 2

liquor = spiced wine.

belly = body.


Verse 3

roes = fawns.


Verse 4

the gate of Bath-rabbim = the populous gate.


Verse 5

held in the galleries = captivated by the ringlets.

Carmel = the [mount] Carmel.


Verse 6

pleasant = charming.

love. Hebrew "ahabah = love in the abstract. It is not the person who is here addressed. See note on Song of Solomon 2:7.

for delights = among delightsome things.


Verse 9

the roof of thy mouth = the palate. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6, for speech.

wine. Hebrew. yayin. App-27.

the lips of those that are asleep = slumbering lips.


Verse 10

I am my beloved"s = I belong to my beloved: referring to her beloved shepherd. The Shulamite speaks, and thus gently but firmly refuses the king"s advances.


Verse 11

Come, my beloved. (Masc). See note on Song of Solomon 1:2. Thus she apostrophises her beloved (shepherd).


Verse 12

loves = endearments. Hebrew. dodim, as in Song of Solomon 1:2, Song of Solomon 1:4, and Song of Solomon 4:10, Song of Solomon 4:10.


Verse 13

give a smell = diffuse their fragrance.

our gates = our gateways.

laid up = reserved.

 


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Bibliography Information
Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Song of Solomon 7:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/song-of-solomon-7.html. 1909-1922.

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Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
the Week of Proper 27 / Ordinary 32
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