Song of Solomon 6:5
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New American Standard Bible
"Turn your eyes away from me, For they have confused me; Your hair is like a flock of goats That have descended from Gilead.

King James Bible
Turn away thine eyes from me, for they have overcome me: thy hair is as a flock of goats that appear from Gilead.

Darby Bible Translation
Turn away thine eyes from me, For they overcome me. Thy hair is as a flock of goats On the slopes of Gilead.

World English Bible
Turn away your eyes from me, for they have overcome me. Your hair is like a flock of goats, that lie along the side of Gilead.

Young's Literal Translation
Turn round thine eyes from before me, Because they have made me proud. Thy hair is as a row of the goats, That have shone from Gilead,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Even for the king the gentle eyes of the bride have an awe-striking majesty. Such is the condescension of love. Now follows Sol 6:5-7 the longest of the repetitions which abound in the Song, marking the continuance of the king's affection as when first solemnly proclaimed Sol 4:1-6. The two descriptions belong, according to some (Christian) expositors, to the Church of different periods, e. g. to the primitive Church in the splendor of her first vocation, and to the Church under Constantine; other (Jewish) expositors apply them to "the congregation of Israel" under the first and second temples respectively.

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