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Song of Solomon 5

Overview

Song of Solomon 5:1, Christ awakes the church with his calling; Song of Solomon 5:2, The church having a taste of Christ’s love, is sick of love; Song of Solomon 5:9, A description of Christ by his graces.

Verse 1

come: Song of Solomon 4:16, Song of Solomon 6:2, Song of Solomon 6:11, Song of Solomon 8:13, Isaiah 5:1, Isaiah 51:3, Isaiah 58:11, Isaiah 61:11, John 14:21-23

my sister: Song of Solomon 4:9-12, Song of Solomon 8:1, Hebrews 2:12-14

I have gathered: Song of Solomon 4:13, Song of Solomon 4:14, Psalms 147:11, Isaiah 53:11

eat: Deuteronomy 16:13-17, Deuteronomy 26:10-14, 2 Chronicles 31:6-10, Psalms 16:3, Isaiah 23:18, Isaiah 55:1, Isaiah 55:2, Isaiah 62:8, Isaiah 62:9, Isaiah 65:13, Isaiah 66:14, Matthew 25:40, Acts 11:29, 2 Corinthians 9:11-15, Ephesians 5:18, 1 Thessalonians 3:8, 1 Thessalonians 3:9

friends: Luke 12:4, Luke 15:6, Luke 15:7, Luke 15:9, Luke 15:10, John 3:29, John 15:14, John 15:15

yea, drink abundantly, O beloved: or, and be drunken with loves, Zechariah 9:15-17, Revelation 22:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 43:11 - spices Genesis 43:34 - were merry Exodus 25:29 - to cover Nehemiah 8:10 - eat Esther 2:18 - made a great Psalms 34:8 - taste Psalms 36:8 - abundantly Psalms 45:8 - All Psalms 119:103 - sweet Proverbs 9:5 - General Proverbs 24:13 - eat Ecclesiastes 2:5 - me Song of Solomon 1:13 - bundle Song of Solomon 2:4 - brought Song of Solomon 4:11 - honey Song of Solomon 7:8 - I will go Song of Solomon 7:13 - at our Song of Solomon 8:2 - I would cause Isaiah 25:6 - make Jeremiah 31:14 - my people Joel 2:26 - ye shall Matthew 5:6 - for Matthew 12:50 - and sister Matthew 22:4 - Behold Matthew 26:27 - Drink Matthew 26:29 - until Mark 3:34 - Behold Luke 13:19 - cast Luke 14:16 - bade Luke 22:18 - the fruit John 2:10 - and when John 7:37 - drink John 12:2 - they made Romans 1:7 - beloved 1 Corinthians 9:5 - a sister 1 Corinthians 11:24 - eat 1 Corinthians 12:13 - to drink Ephesians 3:20 - exceeding Philippians 1:26 - General Hebrews 6:17 - more 2 Peter 1:11 - abundantly

Verse 2

sleep: Song of Solomon 3:1, Song of Solomon 7:9, Daniel 8:18, Zechariah 4:1, Matthew 25:4, Matthew 25:5, Matthew 26:40, Matthew 26:41, Luke 9:32, Ephesians 5:14

the voice: Song of Solomon 2:8, Song of Solomon 2:10, John 10:4

knocketh: Revelation 3:20

Open: Psalms 24:7-10, Psalms 81:10, Proverbs 23:26

my dove: Song of Solomon 2:14, Song of Solomon 6:9, Psalms 119:1, Revelation 3:4, Revelation 14:4

my head: Song of Solomon 8:7, Genesis 29:20, Genesis 31:40, Genesis 31:41, Isaiah 50:6, Isaiah 52:14, Isaiah 53:3-5, Matthew 8:17, Matthew 25:35-45, Mark 1:35, Luke 6:12, Luke 22:44, 2 Corinthians 5:14, 2 Corinthians 5:15, Galatians 2:20

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:16 - known Job 24:8 - wet Psalms 63:6 - General Song of Solomon 1:9 - O my Song of Solomon 4:9 - my sister Song of Solomon 5:5 - rose Song of Solomon 5:6 - my soul Song of Solomon 6:4 - beautiful Isaiah 5:1 - wellbeloved Isaiah 26:9 - have I Daniel 10:9 - was I Haggai 1:2 - This Matthew 12:50 - and sister Mark 3:34 - Behold Mark 13:36 - he find John 20:16 - She 1 Corinthians 9:5 - a sister

Verse 3

have put: Proverbs 3:28, Proverbs 13:4, Proverbs 22:13, Matthew 25:5, Matthew 26:38-43, Luke 11:7, Romans 7:22, Romans 7:23

I have washed: As the Orientals only wear sandals, they are obliged to wash their feet previously to their lying down. Hence a Hindoo, if called from his bed, often makes his excuse that he shall daub his feet.

Reciprocal: Haggai 1:2 - This

Verse 4

put: Song of Solomon 1:4, Psalms 110:3, Acts 16:14, 2 Corinthians 8:1, 2 Corinthians 8:2, 2 Corinthians 8:16, Philippians 2:13

my bowels: Genesis 43:30, 1 Kings 3:26, Isaiah 26:8, Isaiah 26:9, 1 John 3:16, 1 John 3:17

for him: or - as some read in me

Reciprocal: Song of Solomon 5:6 - my soul Jeremiah 31:20 - my bowels 2 Corinthians 7:15 - inward affection is

Verse 5

rose: Song of Solomon 5:2, Luke 12:36, Ephesians 3:17, Revelation 3:20

my hands: Song of Solomon 5:13, Song of Solomon 3:6, Song of Solomon 4:13, Song of Solomon 4:14, 2 Corinthians 7:7, 2 Corinthians 7:9-11

sweet smelling: Heb. passing, or running about

Reciprocal: Psalms 45:8 - All Song of Solomon 1:3 - the savour Song of Solomon 1:13 - bundle Song of Solomon 3:2 - will rise Song of Solomon 4:10 - the smell Mark 14:3 - of ointment Revelation 18:13 - cinnamon

Verse 6

but my: Psalms 30:7, Isaiah 8:17, Isaiah 12:1, Isaiah 50:2, Isaiah 54:6-8, Hosea 5:6, Hosea 5:15, Matthew 15:22-28, Revelation 3:19

my soul: Song of Solomon 5:2, Song of Solomon 5:4, Genesis 42:28, 2 Samuel 16:10, Psalms 69:3, Psalms 77:3, Isaiah 57:16, Matthew 26:75, Mark 14:72, Luke 22:61, Luke 22:62

I sought: Song of Solomon 3:1, Song of Solomon 3:2, 1 Samuel 28:6, Psalms 22:1, Psalms 22:2, Psalms 28:1, Psalms 80:4, Psalms 88:9-14, Isaiah 58:2-4, Isaiah 58:7-9, Lamentations 3:8, Zechariah 7:13

Reciprocal: Luke 11:9 - seek Luke 12:36 - when John 12:8 - but

Verse 7

watchmen: Song of Solomon 3:3, Isaiah 6:10, Isaiah 6:11, Hosea 9:7, Hosea 9:8, Acts 20:29, Acts 20:30, 2 Corinthians 11:13

they smote: Psalms 141:5, Hosea 6:5, John 16:2, Acts 26:9, Acts 26:10, Philippians 3:6, Revelation 17:5, Revelation 17:6

the keepers: Song of Solomon 8:11, Isaiah 62:6, Matthew 21:33-41, Matthew 23:2, Matthew 23:29-36

took: Luke 6:22, Acts 5:40, Acts 5:41, 1 Corinthians 4:10-13, Hebrews 11:36, Hebrews 11:37, Hebrews 12:2, 1 Peter 4:14-16

Reciprocal: Psalms 127:1 - the watchman Isaiah 3:23 - veils Isaiah 52:8 - Thy Ezekiel 3:17 - a watchman Ezekiel 33:7 - I have

Verse 8

charge: Song of Solomon 2:7, Song of Solomon 8:4

if ye: Romans 15:30, Galatians 6:1, Galatians 6:2, James 5:16

that ye: Heb. what ye

I am: Psalms 42:1-3, Psalms 63:1-3, Psalms 77:1-3, Psalms 119:81-83

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 13:2 - vexed 2 Chronicles 9:4 - there was Psalms 45:14 - virgins Psalms 84:2 - soul Psalms 119:20 - soul Psalms 119:174 - longed Proverbs 13:12 - Hope Song of Solomon 1:7 - O thou Song of Solomon 2:5 - for Song of Solomon 3:1 - him whom Song of Solomon 8:6 - love Isaiah 26:8 - desire Matthew 25:1 - ten Luke 5:34 - the children Luke 23:28 - daughters

Verse 9

What is: Isaiah 53:2, Matthew 16:13-17, Matthew 21:10, John 1:14, 2 Corinthians 4:3-6

O thou: Song of Solomon 1:8, Song of Solomon 6:1, Song of Solomon 6:9, Song of Solomon 6:10, Psalms 45:13, Psalms 87:3

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 9:6 - exceedest Psalms 45:14 - virgins Psalms 148:13 - for his name Song of Solomon 2:3 - my beloved Song of Solomon 8:13 - the companions John 9:36 - Who 1 Peter 1:8 - ye love 1 Peter 2:7 - you

Verse 10

beloved: Song of Solomon 2:1, Deuteronomy 32:31, Psalms 45:17, Isaiah 66:19, Hebrews 7:26

the chiefest: Heb. a standard bearer, Isaiah 10:18, Isaiah 59:19, Romans 9:5, Philippians 2:9-11, Colossians 1:18, Hebrews 2:10

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 16:12 - ruddy Psalms 45:2 - fairer Song of Solomon 1:7 - O thou Song of Solomon 1:16 - thou art Song of Solomon 2:3 - my beloved Isaiah 33:17 - eyes Lamentations 4:7 - purer Zechariah 9:17 - how great is his beauty

Verse 11

head: Daniel 2:37, Daniel 2:38, Ephesians 1:21, Ephesians 1:22

his locks: Song of Solomon 7:5, Daniel 7:9, Revelation 1:14

bushy: or, curled

Reciprocal: Leviticus 13:40 - hair is fallen off his head Song of Solomon 4:1 - thy hair

Verse 12

His eyes: Rather, "His eyes are as doves;" the deep blue pigeon, the common dove in the East, whose brilliant plumage vibrates around his neck every sparkling hue, every dazzling flash of colour. And this pigeon standing amid "the torrents of water," or the foam of a waterfall, would be a blue centre with a bright space like the iris of the eye, surrounded by the white. Song of Solomon 1:15, Song of Solomon 4:1, Hebrews 4:13

fitly set: Heb. sitting in fulness, that is, fitly placed, and set as a precious stone in the foil of a ring.

Verse 13

cheeks: Song of Solomon 1:10, Isaiah 50:6

as a: Psalms 4:6, Psalms 4:7, Psalms 27:4, Psalms 89:15, Revelation 21:23

sweet flowers: or, towers of perfumes, Song of Solomon 3:6

his lips: Song of Solomon 4:11, Psalms 45:2, Isaiah 50:4, Luke 4:22

dropping: Song of Solomon 5:5

Reciprocal: Psalms 45:8 - All Song of Solomon 1:3 - the savour Song of Solomon 1:13 - bundle Song of Solomon 4:3 - lips Song of Solomon 6:2 - the beds

Verse 14

hands: Exodus 15:6, Psalms 44:4-7, Psalms 99:4, Isaiah 9:7, Isaiah 52:13

his belly: Song of Solomon 7:2, Exodus 24:10, Isaiah 54:11, Ezekiel 1:26-28

Reciprocal: Exodus 28:18 - sapphire Job 28:6 - sapphires Song of Solomon 7:4 - ivory Isaiah 3:21 - rings

Verse 15

legs: Revelation 1:15

sockets: Exodus 26:19

his countenance: Song of Solomon 2:14, Judges 13:6, Matthew 17:2, Matthew 28:3, Acts 2:28, Revelation 1:16

as Lebanon: Song of Solomon 4:11, Psalms 92:12, Hosea 14:7, Zechariah 9:17, 1 Timothy 3:16

Reciprocal: Song of Solomon 7:4 - the tower Jeremiah 22:6 - unto Revelation 10:1 - pillars

Verse 16

mouth: Heb. palate, Song of Solomon 1:2, Psalms 19:10, Psalms 119:103, Jeremiah 15:16

most: Song of Solomon 1:16, Song of Solomon 2:1, Song of Solomon 2:3, Psalms 45:2, Psalms 89:6, Psalms 148:13, Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, Philippians 3:8, 1 Peter 2:6, 1 Peter 2:7

my beloved: Song of Solomon 2:16, Song of Solomon 6:3, Galatians 2:20

friend: Jeremiah 3:20, *marg. Hosea 3:1, James 2:23, James 4:4

Reciprocal: Psalms 8:1 - how Psalms 48:11 - daughters Psalms 50:2 - perfection Song of Solomon 1:7 - O thou Song of Solomon 2:7 - O ye Song of Solomon 4:3 - lips Song of Solomon 4:7 - General Song of Solomon 7:9 - the roof Isaiah 5:1 - wellbeloved Matthew 25:1 - ten Luke 4:22 - the gracious Luke 12:4 - my Luke 23:28 - daughters 1 Corinthians 16:22 - love Philippians 4:8 - are lovely 1 Peter 1:8 - ye love

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Song of Solomon 5". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/song-of-solomon-5.html.