Song of Solomon 6:6
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English Standard Version
Your teeth are like a flock of ewes that have come up from the washing; all of them bear twins; not one among them has lost its young.

King James Bible
Thy teeth are as a flock of sheep which go up from the washing, whereof every one beareth twins, and there is not one barren among them.

American Standard Version
Thy teeth are like a flock of ewes, Which are come up from the washing; Whereof every one hath twins, And none is bereaved among them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thy teeth as a flock of sheep, which come up from the washing, all with twins, and there is none barren among them.

English Revised Version
Thy teeth are like a flock of ewes, which are come up from the washing; whereof every one hath twins, and none is bereaved among them.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thy teeth are as a flock of sheep which go up from the washing, of which every one beareth twins, and there is not one barren among them.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

16a His palate is sweets (sweetnesses),

       And he is altogether precious (lovelinesses).

The palate, חך, is frequently named as the organ of speech, Job 6:30; Job 31:30; Proverbs 5:3; Proverbs 8:7; and it is also here used in this sense. The meaning, "the mouth for kissing," which Bttch. gives to the word, is fanciful; חך ( equals ḥnk, Arab. ḥanak) is the inner palate and the region of the throat, with the uvula underneath the chin. Partly with reference to his words, his lips have been already praised, 13b; but there the fragrance of his breath came into consideration, his breath both in itself and as serving for the formation of articulate words. But the naming of the palate can point to nothing else than his words. With this the description comes to a conclusion; for, from the speech, the most distinct and immediate expression of the personality, advance is made finally to the praise of the person. The pluraliatant. ממתּקּים and מחמדּים designate what they mention in richest fulness. His palate, i.e., that which he speaks and the manner in which he speaks it, is true sweetness (cf. Proverbs 16:21; Psalm 55:15), and his whole being true loveliness. With justifiable pride Shulamith next says:

16b This is my beloved and this my friend,

       Ye daughters of Jerusalem!

The emphatically repeated "this" is here pred. (Luth. "such an one is" ...); on the other hand, it is subj. at Exodus 3:15 (Luth.: "that is" ...).

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Songs 4:2 Your teeth are like a flock of sheep that are even shorn, which came up from the washing; whereof every one bear twins...

Matthew 21:19 And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said to it...

Matthew 25:30 And cast you the unprofitable servant into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Cross References
Song of Solomon 6:5
Turn away your eyes from me, for they overwhelm me-- Your hair is like a flock of goats leaping down the slopes of Gilead.

Song of Solomon 6:7
Your cheeks are like halves of a pomegranate behind your veil.

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