Song of Solomon

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Song of Solomon

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Song of Solomon

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(Bible) the Song of Solomon a book of the Old Testament consisting of a collection of dramatic love poems traditionally ascribed to Solomon. Also known as: the Song of Songs or the Canticle of Canticles
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Noun1.Song of Solomon - an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings - the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
sapiential book, wisdom book, wisdom literature - any of the biblical books (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus) that are considered to contain wisdom
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Historically, the title comes from Chapter 2, Verse 15 of the book of Song of Solomon in the Bible, which reads, "Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes.
Shakespeare described one of his characters as having a nose as sharp as a pen, and in the Bible's book of Song of Solomon the writer tells his beloved that her nose is like the tower of Lebanon.