Song of Solomon 6:7

Song of Solomon 6:7

As a piece of a pomegranate [are] thy temples within thy
locks.
] The same descriptions are given in ( Song of Solomon 4:3 ) ; (See Gill on Song of Solomon 4:3); and these are repeated, to show the reality of the church's beauty, and for the sake of confirmation; and that it still continued the same, notwithstanding her failings and infirmities; and that Christ had the same esteem of her, and love to her, he ever had. That part of the description, respecting the church's lips and speech, in ( Song of Solomon 4:3 ) ; is here omitted, though added at the end of ( Song of Solomon 6:6 ) ; by the Septuagint; but is not in the Hebrew copies, nor taken notice of in the Targum; yea, the Masorah, on ( Song of Solomon 4:2 ) , remarks some words as only used in that place, and therefore could not be repeated here in the copies then in use.

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