Songs 4:12
Good News Translation
My sweetheart, my bride, is a secret garden, a walled garden, a private spring;

New Revised Standard Version
A garden locked is my sister, my bride, a garden locked, a fountain sealed.

Contemporary English Version
My bride, my very own, you are a garden, a fountain closed off to all others.

New American Bible
A garden enclosed, my sister, my bride, a garden enclosed, a fountain sealed!

Douay-Rheims Bible
My sister, my spouse, is a garden enclosed, a garden enclosed, a fountain sealed up.

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My sister, my spouse, is a garden enclosed, a garden enclosed, a fountain sealed up.


Songs 6:2,11 My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the bed of aromatical spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies. . . .

Proverbs 5:15-18 Let thy fountains be conveyed abroad, and in the streets divide thy waters. . . .

Isaiah 58:11 And the Lord will give thee rest continually, and will fill thy soul with brightness, and deliver thy bones, and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a fountain of water whose waters shall not fail.

Isaiah 61:10,11 I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, and my soul shall be joyful in my God: for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation: and with the robe of justice he hath covered me, as a bridegroom decked with a crown, and as a bride adorned with her jewels. . . .

Jeremiah 31:12 And they shall come, and shall give praise in mount Sion: and they shall flow together to the good things of the Lord, for the corn, and wine, and oil, and the increase of cattle and herds, and their soul shall be as a watered garden, and they shall be hungry no more.

Hosea 6:3 He will revive us after two days: on the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight. We shall know, and we shall follow on, that we may know the Lord. His going forth is prepared as the morning light, and he will come to us as the early and the latter rain to the earth.

1 Corinthians 6:13,19,20 Meat for the belly and the belly for the meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. But the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord: and the Lord for the body. . . .

1 Corinthians 7:34 And the unmarried woman and the virgin thinketh on the things of the Lord: that she may be holy both in body and in spirit. But she that is married thinketh on the things of the world: how she may please her husband.

Revelation 21:27 There shall not enter into it any thing defiled or that worketh abomination or maketh a lie: but they that are written in the book of life of the Lamb.


2 Corinthians 1:22 Who also hath sealed us and given the pledge of the Spirit in our hearts.

Ephesians 1:13 In whom you also, after you had heard the word of truth (the gospel of your salvation), in whom also believing, you were signed with the holy Spirit of promise.

Ephesians 4:30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God: whereby you are sealed unto the day of redemption.

Revelation 7:3 Saying: Hurt not the earth nor the sea nor the trees, till we sign the servants of our God in their foreheads.

Solomon Admires His Bride
11Thy lips, my spouse, are as a dropping honeycomb, honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments, as the smell of frankincense. 12My sister, my spouse, is a garden enclosed, a garden enclosed, a fountain sealed up.13Thy plants are a paradise of pomegranates with the fruits of the orchard. Cypress with spikenard.…
Cross References
Genesis 29:3
And the custom was, when all the sheep were gathered together, to roll away the stone, and after the sheep were watered, to put it on the mouth of the well again.

Proverbs 5:15
Let thy fountains be conveyed abroad, and in the streets divide thy waters.

Proverbs 5:16
Keep them to thyself alone, neither let strangers be partakers with thee.

Proverbs 5:18
Let her be thy dearest hind, and most agreeable fawn: let her breasts inebriate thee at all times: be thou delighted continually with her love.

Songs 4:9
Thou hast wounded my heart, my sister, my spouse, thou hast wounded my heart with one of thy eyes, and with one hair of thy neck.

Songs 4:11
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