King James Version
A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.
Darby Bible Translation
A garden enclosed is my sister, my spouse; A spring shut up, a fountain sealed.
World English Bible
A locked up garden is my sister, my bride; a locked up spring, a sealed fountain.
Young's Literal Translation
A garden shut up is my sister-spouse, A spring shut up -- a fountain sealed.
Song of Solomon 4:12 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
inclosed: Heb. barred
shut up: Heb. barred
A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.Song of Solomon 4:12 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Description of Christ the Beloved. Ss 5:9-16.
The description of Christ the beloved. SS 5:9-16. The wond'ring world inquires to know Why I should love my Jesus so: What are his charms," say they, "above The objects of a mortal love?" Yes! my Beloved, to my sight Shows a sweet mixture, red and white: All human beauties, all divine, In my Beloved meet and shine. White is his soul, from blemish free; Red with the blood he shed for me; The fairest of ten thousand fairs; A sun amongst ten thousand stars. [His head the finest gold excels; There …
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What is Meant by "Altogether Lovely"
And thither were all the flocks gathered: and they rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and watered the sheep, and put the stone again upon the well's mouth in his place.
Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well.
Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets.
Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth.
Song of Solomon 4:9
Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my spouse; thou hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes, with one chain of thy neck.
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