English Standard Version
I was a wall, and my breasts were like towers; then I was in his eyes as one who finds peace.
King James Bible
I am a wall, and my breasts like towers: then was I in his eyes as one that found favour.
American Standard Version
I am a wall, and my breasts like the towers thereof Then was I in his eyes as one that found peace.
I am a wall: and my breasts are as a tower since I am become in his presence as one finding peace.
English Revised Version
I am a wall, and my breasts like the towers thereof: then was I in his eyes as one that found peace.
Webster's Bible Translation
I am a wall, and my breasts like towers: then was I in his eyes as one that found favor.
Song of Solomon 8:10 Parallel
CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
Resigning herself now dreamily to the idea that Solomon is her brother, whom she may freely and openly kiss, and her teacher besides, with whom she may sit in confidential intercourse under her mother's eye, she feels herself as if closely embraced by him, and calls from a distance to the daughters of Jerusalem not to disturb this her happy enjoyment:
3 His left hand is under my head,
And his right doth embrace me:
4 I adjure you, ye daughters of Jerusalem,
That ye awake not and disturb not love
Till she please!
Instead of תּהת ל, "underneath," there is here, as usual, תּהת (cf. Sol 8:5). Instead of אם ... ואם in the adjuration, there is here the equivalent מה ... ומה; the interrogative מה, which in the Arab. ma becomes negat., appears here, as at Job 31:1, on the way toward this change of meaning. The per capreas vel per cervas agri is wanting, perhaps because the natural side of love is here broken, and the ἔρως strives up into ἀγάπη. The daughters of Jerusalem must not break in upon this holy love-festival, but leave it to its own course.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I made you flourish like a plant of the field. And you grew up and became tall and arrived at full adornment. Your breasts were formed, and your hair had grown; yet you were naked and bare.
Song of Solomon 8:11
Solomon had a vineyard at Baal-hamon; he let out the vineyard to keepers; each one was to bring for its fruit a thousand pieces of silver.
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