Song of Solomon 8 Commentary - Love Unquenched

Song of Solomon > Song of Solomon 8 Summary. I bring thee into my mother's house. His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me. Set me as a seal upon your heart. Many waters cannot quench love. Solomon must have a thousand vineyards. Make haste my beloved. See below for Biblical advice and commentary concerning Song of Solomon 8.

Song of Solomon 8 Biblical Advice and Commentary

SoS 7:10 - 8:4: Solomon, Advances Refused as the Shulamite is Pledged to Another. King Solomon promised to elevate her to the highest rank (above his queens an others) if she would comply with his wishes but the Shulamite refused his offers on the grounds of being pledged to another. (The Bible Story of the Song of Solomon)

SoS 8:5-14 : King Solomon Finally Relents & She Returns to Her Lover. The king, convinced at last that he could not prevail, was obliged to dismiss her. So, with the shepherd, she returned to her own home. (The Bible Story of the Song of Solomon)

Song of Solomon 8 Scriptures

1 O that thou wert as my brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother! when I should find thee without, I would kiss thee; yea, I should not be despised.
2 I would lead thee, and bring thee into my mother's house, who would instruct me: I would cause thee to drink of spiced wine of the juice of my pomegranate.
3 His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me.
4 I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, that ye stir not up, nor awake my love, until he please.
5 Who is this that cometh up from the wilderness, leaning upon her beloved? I raised thee up under the apple tree: there thy mother brought thee forth: there she brought thee forth that bare thee.
6 Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame.
7 Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it: if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would utterly be contemned.
8 We have a little sister, and she hath no breasts: what shall we do for our sister in the day when she shall be spoken for?
9 If she be a wall, we will build upon her a palace of silver: and if she be a door, we will inclose her with boards of cedar.
10 I am a wall, and my breasts like towers: then was I in his eyes as one that found favour.
11 Solomon had a vineyard at Baalhamon; he let out the vineyard unto keepers; every one for the fruit thereof was to bring a thousand pieces of silver.
12 My vineyard, which is mine, is before me: thou, O Solomon, must have a thousand, and those that keep the fruit thereof two hundred.
13 Thou that dwellest in the gardens, the companions hearken to thy voice: cause me to hear it.
14 Make haste, my beloved, and be thou like to a roe or to a young hart upon the mountains of spices.

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