Song of Solomon 8:13
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New International Version
You who dwell in the gardens with friends in attendance, let me hear your voice!

King James Bible
Thou that dwellest in the gardens, the companions hearken to thy voice: cause me to hear it.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou that dwellest in the gardens, The companions hearken to thy voice: Let me hear [it].

World English Bible
You who dwell in the gardens, with friends in attendance, let me hear your voice! Beloved

Young's Literal Translation
The companions are attending to thy voice, Cause me to hear. Flee, my beloved, and be like to a roe,

Song of Solomon 8:13 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thou that dwellest in the gardens - This is supposed to refer to the bridegroom asking permission of his spouse early in the morning to retire, as was his usual custom. He intimates the companions were waiting to hear, and he wished to hear it in the way of permission to depart.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

dwellest

Songs 2:13 The fig tree puts forth her green figs, and the vines with the tender grape give a good smell. Arise, my love, my fair one...

Songs 4:16 Awake, O north wind; and come, you south; blow on my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden...

Songs 6:2,11 My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies...

Songs 7:11,12 Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the field; let us lodge in the villages...

Matthew 18:20 For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the middle of them.

Matthew 28:20 Teaching them to observe all things whatever I have commanded you: and, see, I am with you always, even to the end of the world. Amen.

John 14:21-23 He that has my commandments, and keeps them, he it is that loves me: and he that loves me shall be loved of my Father...

the companions

Songs 1:7 Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, where you feed, where you make your flock to rest at noon...

Songs 3:7-11 Behold his bed, which is Solomon's; three score valiant men are about it, of the valiant of Israel...

Songs 5:9-16 What is your beloved more than another beloved, O you fairest among women? what is your beloved more than another beloved...

Judges 11:38 And he said, Go. And he sent her away for two months: and she went with her companions, and bewailed her virginity on the mountains.

Judges 14:11 And it came to pass, when they saw him, that they brought thirty companions to be with him.

Psalm 45:14 She shall be brought to the king in raiment of needlework: the virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought to you.

cause

Songs 2:14 O my dove, that are in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see your countenance, let me hear your voice...

Psalm 50:15 And call on me in the day of trouble: I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.

John 14:13,14 And whatever you shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son...

John 15:7 If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall ask what you will, and it shall be done to you.

John 16:24 Till now have you asked nothing in my name: ask, and you shall receive, that your joy may be full.

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 1:7
Tell me, you whom I love, where you graze your flock and where you rest your sheep at midday. Why should I be like a veiled woman beside the flocks of your friends?

Song of Solomon 2:14
My dove in the clefts of the rock, in the hiding places on the mountainside, show me your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.

Song of Solomon 8:12
But my own vineyard is mine to give; the thousand shekels are for you, Solomon, and two hundred are for those who tend its fruit.

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