New International Version
I am a wall, and my breasts are like towers. Thus I have become in his eyes like one bringing contentment.
King James Bible
I am a wall, and my breasts like towers: then was I in his eyes as one that found favour.
Darby Bible Translation
I am a wall, and my breasts like towers; Then was I in his eyes as one that findeth peace.
World English Bible
I am a wall, and my breasts like towers, then I was in his eyes like one who found peace.
Young's Literal Translation
I am a wall, and my breasts as towers, Then I have been in his eyes as one finding peace.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I am a wall, and my breasts like towers - I am become marriageable, and I stood in need of the defense I have now in my beloved; and as soon as I was so, and became pleasing in the eyes of my beloved, I was given to him in marriage, and have ever since found favor in his sight. As soon then as my sister is in my state, let a proper match be sought out for her. These expressions show the solicitude which the bride felt for her sister, and in her favor she wishes to interest her spouse.
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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
I made you grow like a plant of the field. You grew and developed and entered puberty. Your breasts had formed and your hair had grown, yet you were stark naked.
Song of Solomon 8:11
Solomon had a vineyard in Baal Hamon; he let out his vineyard to tenants. Each was to bring for its fruit a thousand shekels of silver.
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