Song of Songs 8:8-14 CSB


8 Our sister is young; she has no breasts. What will we do for our sister on the day she is spoken for?

References for Song of Songs 8:8

      9 If she is a wall, we will build a silver parapet on it. If she is a door, we will enclose it with cedar planks.a

      References for Song of Songs 8:9

        • m 8:9 - Vv. 8-9 may record what the girl's brothers (Sg 1:6) used to say; Gn 24:29; 34:6-18.


          10 I amb a wall and my breasts like towers. So in his eyes I have become like one who finds peace.c

          References for Song of Songs 8:10

            • n 8:10 - Or was
            • o 8:10 - Shalom, the Hb word for peace, sounds similar to Solomon and Shulammite in Hb.
              11 Solomon owned a vineyard in Baal-hamon. He leased the vineyard to tenants. Each was to bring for his fruit 1,000 pieces of silver.
              12 I have my own The 1,000 are for you, Solomon, but 200 for those who guard its fruits.

              References for Song of Songs 8:12

                • p 8:12 - Lit My vineyard, which is mine, is before me; Sg 1:6
                • q 8:12 - Sg 1:6


                  13 Youf who dwell in the gardens- companionsg are listening for your voice- let me hear you!h

                  References for Song of Songs 8:13

                    • r 8:13 - You is feminine in Hb.
                    • s 8:13 - Sg 1:7
                    • t 8:13 - Sg 2:14


                      14 Hurry [to me], my love, and be like a gazelle or a young stag on the mountains of spices.i

                      References for Song of Songs 8:14