Song of Songs


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Song of Songs

n.
See Table at Bible.
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Noun1.Song of Songs - 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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References in classic literature ?
And I seemed to know that this maiden was nothing else than a representation of the Song of Songs. And looking at those drawings I dreamed I felt that I was doing wrong, but could not tear myself away from them.
And soberly he continued to regard the mate when he went aft and threatened to knock the "Song of Songs" and the rest of the Old Testament out of the black helmsman whose smile of teeth was as humbly gentle and placating as Jerry's had been when he made his appeal.
"This is 'The Song of Songs," he smiled, "and there is my Rose of Sharon.
Author: Ilana Pardes The Song of Songs has been embraced for centuries as the ultimate song of love.
Targum Song of Songs and Late Jewish Literary Aramaic: Language, Lexicon, Text, and Translation
In other words, what seems to be taking place is the staging of the biblical book of the Song of Songs, a dialogue between a waiting bride and her beloved who is far away.
In "Song of Riddles" Geula Twersky inquires into the meaning behind the metaphors that animate the Song of Songs, based on a wide range of source materials and scholarship.
The Song of Songs is a very challenging book to translate and interpret.
A restorative picture of God's design for sexual intimacy, the Song of Songs strips away our pretenses about love as we discover the power of God's passion for us.
Most of these mysteries can be cleared up, however, if one recognizes in these lines Wordsworth's allusions to the Song of Songs, the Bible's erotic love poem.
His introduction discusses Gregory's background life, and major writings and the themes, methods, and sources of his interpretation of the Song of Songs. The Society of Biblical Literature publishes the paperbound edition; Brill publishes the hardbound.
Voices from The Song of Songs, a series of six paired prints with accompanying documentation, will be exhibited in The Black-E Gallery in Great George Street.