Song of Solomon 8:8-12 NIV


8 We have a young sister, and her breasts are not yet grown. What shall we do for our sister for the day she is spoken for?

References for Song of Solomon 8:8

      9 If she is a wall, we will build towers of silver on her. If she is a door, we will enclose her with panels of cedar.


      10 I am a wall, and my breasts are like towers. Thus I have become in his eyes like one bringing contentment.

      References for Song of Solomon 8:10

          11 Solomon had a vineyard1 in Baal Hamon; he let out his vineyard to tenants. Each was to bring for its fruit a thousand shekelsa2 of silver.

          References for Song of Solomon 8:11

            • e 8:11 - That is, about 25 pounds (about 11.5 kilograms); also in verse 12
              12 But my own vineyard3 is mine to give; the thousand shekels are for you, O Solomon, and two hundredb are for those who tend its fruit.

              References for Song of Solomon 8:12

                • f 8:12 - That is, about 5 pounds (about 2.3 kilograms)