Song of Solomon 3:7
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New International Version
Look! It is Solomon's carriage, escorted by sixty warriors, the noblest of Israel,

King James Bible
Behold his bed, which is Solomon's; threescore valiant men are about it, of the valiant of Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
Behold his couch, Solomon's own: Threescore mighty men are about it, Of the mighty of Israel.

World English Bible
Behold, it is Solomon's carriage! Sixty mighty men are around it, of the mighty men of Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
Lo, his couch, that is Solomon's, Sixty mighty ones are around it, Of the mighty of Israel,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Threescore valiant men - These were the guards about the pavilion of the bridegroom, who were placed there because of fear in the night. The security and state of the prince required such a guard as this, and the passage is to be literally understood.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

his bed

Songs 3:9 King Solomon made himself a chariot of the wood of Lebanon.

Songs 1:16 Behold, you are fair, my beloved, yes, pleasant: also our bed is green.

threescore

1 Samuel 8:16 And he will take your menservants, and your maidservants, and your best young men, and your donkeys, and put them to his work.

1 Samuel 14:52 And there was sore war against the Philistines all the days of Saul: and when Saul saw any strong man, or any valiant man...

1 Samuel 28:2 And David said to Achish, Surely you shall know what your servant can do. And Achish said to David...

1 Kings 9:22 But of the children of Israel did Solomon make no slaves: but they were men of war, and his servants, and his princes, and his captains...

1 Kings 14:27 And king Rehoboam made in their stead brazen shields, and committed them to the hands of the chief of the guard...

2 Kings 6:17 And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray you, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man...

Hebrews 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?

Library
Song of Songs
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

Cross References
Song of Solomon 3:6
Who is this coming up from the wilderness like a column of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and incense made from all the spices of the merchant?

Song of Solomon 3:8
all of them wearing the sword, all experienced in battle, each with his sword at his side, prepared for the terrors of the night.

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