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- n. See Table at Bible.
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- proper n. The twenty-second book of the Old Testament and the Bible, also known as the Canticle of Canticles and the Song of Songs.
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- n. an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later
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+ Ashishah, (2 Samuel 6: 19; 1 Chronicles 16: 3; Song of Solomon
Where He, the Central Figure, intervenes, and gratitude is blent with adoration, the little poem reveals no word of quasi-amorous self-surrender to the person or image of the Belovèd, such as characterizes not a little of that Christian literature for which the Song of Solomon – 'I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine' – was a sacred archetype.
(Exodus 30: 22-38) Nor were they less used in private life; not only were they applied to the person, but to garment, (Psalms 45: 8; Song of Solomon 4: 11) and to articles of furniture, such as beds.
(2 Kings 14: 9; Song of Solomon 4: 8); Habb 2: 17 Along the base of Lebanon runs the irregular plain of
A rose and/or a lily in a vase also refers to the Song of Solomon 2:1-2.