Song of Solomon 6:5
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New International Version
Turn your eyes from me; they overwhelm me. Your hair is like a flock of goats descending 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,

Song of Solomon 6:5 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Turn away thine eyes - As the sight of so many fires after night was extremely dazzling, and the eye could not bear the sight, so the look of the bride was such as pierced the heart, and quite overwhelmed the person who met it. Hence the bridegroom naturally cries out, "Turn away thine eyes from me, for they have overcome me."

Thy hair is as a flock of goats - See on Sol 4:1((note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

away

Genesis 32:26-28 And he said, Let me go, for the day breaks. And he said, I will not let you go, except you bless me...

Exodus 32:10 Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them: and I will make of you a great nation.

Jeremiah 15:1 Then said the LORD to me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my mind could not be toward this people...

Matthew 15:27,28 And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters' table...

overcome

Songs 4:1-3 Behold, you are fair, my love; behold, you are fair; you have doves' eyes within your locks: your hair is as a flock of goats...

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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 4:1
How beautiful you are, my darling! Oh, how beautiful! Your eyes behind your veil are doves. Your hair is like a flock of goats descending from the hills of Gilead.

Song of Solomon 6:6
Your teeth are like a flock of sheep coming up from the washing. Each has its twin, not one of them is missing.

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