Song of Solomon 2:12
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New American Standard Bible
The flowers have already appeared in the land; The time has arrived for pruning the vines, And the voice of the turtledove has been heard in our land.

King James Bible
The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land;

Darby Bible Translation
The flowers appear on the earth; The time of singing is come, And the voice of the turtle-dove is heard in our land;

World English Bible
The flowers appear on the earth. The time of the singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.

Young's Literal Translation
The flowers have appeared in the earth, The time of the singing hath come, And the voice of the turtle was heard in our land,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The time of the singing ... - i. e., The song of pairing birds. This is better than the rendering of the ancient versions, "the pruning time is come."

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Christ Found in the Street, and Brought to the Church. Ss 3:1-5
Christ found in the street, and brought to the church. SS 3:1-5 Often I seek my Lord by night, Jesus, my Love, my soul's delight; With warm desire and restless thought I seek him oft, but find him not. Then I arise and search the street, Till I my Lord, my Savior meet: I ask the watchmen of the night, "Where did you see my soul's delight?" Sometimes I find him in my way, Directed by a heav'nly ray; I leap for joy to see his face, And hold him fast in mine embrace. [I bring him to my mother's
Isaac Watts—The Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts

Cross References
Genesis 15:9
So He said to him, "Bring Me a three year old heifer, and a three year old female goat, and a three year old ram, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon."

Psalm 74:19
Do not deliver the soul of Your turtledove to the wild beast; Do not forget the life of Your afflicted forever.

Song of Solomon 2:11
For behold, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone.

Jeremiah 8:7
"Even the stork in the sky Knows her seasons; And the turtledove and the swift and the thrush Observe the time of their migration; But My people do not know The ordinance of the LORD.

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