She compares herself to something beautiful. “I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys.” Solomon’s Song of Songs 2:1 Why the comparison? Three lively characteristics of the … Continue Reading The Beautiful Lily of the Valleys
In his original preface, John Dod wrote that this book is ‘so full of heavenly treasure, and such lively expressions of the invaluable riches of the love of Christ’ that … Continue Reading Free Commentary, Solomon’s Song of Songs, by Jonathan Edwards
Watch the short video or read the notes or both. The longer video is at the bottom of this page. Lesson 1 Never stop asking God to experience His Love … Continue Reading Lesson 1 from the Song of Songs
These are commentaries on the Song of Songs that are beneficial for spiritual growth. I have read over 60 commentaries so don’t waste time going anywhere else.
A dear sweet sister and friend wanted to know how I meditate or study the Song of Solomon. So this is especially for her. May the Lord reveal His special … Continue Reading Studying Chapter 6 of the Song of Songs
Song of Songs 1:7 “Tell me, you whom I love, where you graze your flock and where you rest your sheep at midday. Why should I be like a veiled woman … Continue Reading She was a Gentile Enemy of God
Song of Solomon 1:7 “Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, Where do you pasture your flock, Where do you make it lie down at noon? For why should I be like one who veils herself Beside the flocks of … Continue Reading Lesson 14 “Like a veiled woman” Song of Songs 1:7
Song of Songs 1:2 Let him kiss “me” with the kisses of his mouth, for your love is more delightful than wine. The Song never mentions her name. One of … Continue Reading Who is She? Song of Songs 1:2
“My” is the slave girl. She neglected her vineyard. She didn’t neglect someone else’s vineyard. She had a responsibility to take care of her vineyard. “My” meaning her own vineyard. … Continue Reading “My own vineyard I have neglected” Song 1:6 Lesson 10
“Let” or “May” is a request. This is her hearts desire. She desires Solomon to kiss her. She desires his multiple shows of affection in the context of a marriage, … Continue Reading “Let him kiss me” Song 1:2
Cf. Fox, Song of Songs, 250: ‘‘How then did a song of this sort become holy scripture? We do not know.’’ Fox goes on to suggest, ‘‘It may be enough … Continue Reading Learning from other views
This is my commentary on Song of Songs Chapter 1 with notes and links for better understanding. Song of solomon. Illustrating God’s love to His enemies through a King to whom peace belongs.
Song of Solomon 1:2-4 Outline of her prayer She pours out her longing desire for the manifestation of Solomon’s conjugal affection and love to her. Partly, In loving, amiable, … Continue Reading Song of Songs 1:2-4 (overall ideas and notes)