New International Version
My beloved is to me a cluster of henna blossoms from the vineyards of En Gedi.
King James Bible
My beloved is unto me as a cluster of camphire in the vineyards of Engedi.
Darby Bible Translation
My beloved is unto me a cluster of henna-flowers In the vineyards of Engedi.
World English Bible
My beloved is to me a cluster of henna blossoms from the vineyards of En Gedi. Lover
Young's Literal Translation
A cluster of cypress is my beloved to me, In the vineyards of En-Gedi!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A cluster of camphire - Mr. Hasselquist supposes this to mean a bunch of the Cyprus grape; but this is supposed to mean a shrub so called, not any production of the isle of Cypress; the best kinds of which were found at En-gedi. This place belonged to the tribe of Judah.
Perhaps the poet alludes to the dark color of the hair, which by the Greeks was not unfrequently compared to the bunches of grapes; by no means an unfit similitude for thick black clustering curls. The following lines represent the same idea: -
"The dark black locks that ornament her neck
Hang thick and clustering like the branchy palm."
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The contents of this book justify the description of it in the title, i. 1, as the "loveliest song"--for that is the meaning of the Hebrew idiom "song of songs." It abounds in poetical gems of the purest ray. It breathes the bracing air of the hill country, and the passionate love of man for woman and woman for man. It is a revelation of the keen Hebrew delight in nature, in her vineyards and pastures, flowers and fruit trees, in her doves and deer and sheep and goats. It is a song tremulous from …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Nibshan, the City of Salt and En Gedi--six towns and their villages.
1 Samuel 23:29
And David went up from there and lived in the strongholds of En Gedi.
Song of Solomon 4:13
Your plants are an orchard of pomegranates with choice fruits, with henna and nard,
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