New International Version
Until the day breaks and the shadows flee, I will go to the mountain of myrrh and to the hill of incense.
King James Bible
Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, I will get me to the mountain of myrrh, and to the hill of frankincense.
Darby Bible Translation
Until the day dawn, and the shadows flee away, I will get me to the mountain of myrrh, And to the hill of frankincense.
World English Bible
Until the day is cool, and the shadows flee away, I will go to the mountain of myrrh, to the hill of frankincense.
Young's Literal Translation
Till the day doth break forth, And the shadows have fled away, I will get me unto the mountain of myrrh, And unto the hill of frankincense.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Until the day break - Until the morning breeze. See Sol 2:17.
The shadows flee away - Till the sun sets.
Mountain of myrrh - Probably the same as the mountains of Bether, Sol 2:17. Mountains where the trees grew from which myrrh and incense were extracted.
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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 …
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Song of Solomon 2:17
Until the day breaks and the shadows flee, turn, my beloved, and be like a gazelle or like a young stag on the rugged hills.
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 4:14
nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with every kind of incense tree, with myrrh and aloes and all the finest spices.
Song of Solomon 8:14
Come away, my beloved, and be like a gazelle or like a young stag on the spice-laden mountains.
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