Song of Solomon 5:7
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New International Version
The watchmen found me as they made their rounds in the city. They beat me, they bruised me; they took away my cloak, those watchmen of the walls!

King James Bible
The watchmen that went about the city found me, they smote me, they wounded me; the keepers of the walls took away my veil from me.

Darby Bible Translation
The watchmen that went about the city found me; They smote me, they wounded me; The keepers of the walls took away my veil from me.

World English Bible
The watchmen who go about the city found me. They beat me. They bruised me. The keepers of the walls took my cloak away from me.

Young's Literal Translation
The watchmen who go round about the city, Found me, smote me, wounded me, Keepers of the walls lifted up my veil from off me.

Song of Solomon 5:7 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Took away my veil - They tore it off rudely, to discover who she was. See on Sol 5:2((note). To tear the veil signifies, in Eastern phrase, to deflower or dishonor a woman.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

watchmen

Songs 3:3 The watchmen that go about the city found me: to whom I said, Saw you him whom my soul loves?

Isaiah 6:10,11 Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes...

Hosea 9:7,8 The days of visitation are come, the days of recompense are come; Israel shall know it: the prophet is a fool, the spiritual man is mad...

Acts 20:29,30 For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock...

2 Corinthians 11:13 For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

they smote

Psalm 141:5 Let the righteous smite me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head...

Hosea 6:5 Therefore have I hewed them by the prophets; I have slain them by the words of my mouth...

John 16:2 They shall put you out of the synagogues: yes, the time comes, that whoever kills you will think that he does God service.

Acts 26:9,10 I truly thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth...

Philippians 3:6 Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.

Revelation 17:5,6 And on her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH...

the keepers

Songs 8:11 Solomon had a vineyard at Baalhamon; he let out the vineyard to keepers...

Isaiah 62:6 I have set watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: you that make mention of the LORD...

Matthew 21:33-41 Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and dig a wine press in it...

Matthew 23:2,29-36 Saying The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat...

took

Luke 6:22 Blessed are you, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you...

Acts 5:40,41 And to him they agreed: and when they had called the apostles, and beaten them...

1 Corinthians 4:10-13 We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are wise in Christ; we are weak, but you are strong; you are honorable, but we are despised...

Hebrews 11:36,37 And others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yes, moreover of bonds and imprisonment...

Hebrews 12:2 Looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame...

1 Peter 4:14-16 If you be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are you; for the spirit of glory and of God rests on you...

Library
Song of Songs
The contents of this book justify the description of it in the title, i. 1, as the "loveliest song"--for that is the meaning of the Hebrew idiom "song of songs." It abounds in poetical gems of the purest ray. It breathes the bracing air of the hill country, and the passionate love of man for woman and woman for man. It is a revelation of the keen Hebrew delight in nature, in her vineyards and pastures, flowers and fruit trees, in her doves and deer and sheep and goats. It is a song tremulous from
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Song of Solomon 5:6
I opened for my beloved, but my beloved had left; he was gone. My heart sank at his departure. I looked for him but did not find him. I called him but he did not answer.

Song of Solomon 5:8
Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you-- if you find my beloved, what will you tell him? Tell him I am faint with love.

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