Song of Solomon 2:12
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English Standard Version
The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.

King James Bible
The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land;

American Standard Version
The flowers appear on the earth; The time of the singing of birds is come, And the voice of the turtle-dove is heard in our land;

Douay-Rheims Bible
The flowers have appeared in our land, the time of pruning is come: the voice of the turtle is heard in our land:

English Revised Version
The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land;

Webster's Bible Translation
The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land;

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Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

6 His left hand is under my head,

   And his right hand doth embrace me.

With his left hand he supports her head that had fallen backwards, and with his right he embraces her [herzet], as Luther rightly renders it (as he also renders the name Habakkuk by "der Herzer" equals the embracer); for חבּק signifies properly to enfold, to embrace; but then generally, to embrace lovingly, to fondle, of that gentle stroking with the hand elsewhere denoted by חלּה, mulcere. The situation here is like that at Genesis 29:13; Genesis 48:10; where, connected with the dat., it is meant of loving arms stretched out to embrace. If this sympathetic, gentle embracing exercises a soothing influence on her, overcome by the power of her emotions; so love mutually kindled now celebrates the first hour of delighted enjoyment, and the happy Shulamith calls to those who are witnesses of her joy:

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

flowers

Songs 6:2,11 My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies...

Isaiah 35:1,2 The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose...

Hosea 14:5-7 I will be as the dew to Israel: he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon...

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time

Psalm 40:1-3 I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined to me, and heard my cry...

Psalm 89:15 Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of your countenance.

Psalm 148:7-13 Praise the LORD from the earth, you dragons, and all deeps...

Isaiah 42:10-12 Sing to the LORD a new song, and his praise from the end of the earth, you that go down to the sea, and all that is therein; the isles...

Isaiah 55:12 For you shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing...

Ephesians 5:18-20 And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit...

Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs...

of the turtle

Romans 15:9-13 And that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy; as it is written, For this cause I will confess to you among the Gentiles...

Ephesians 1:13,14 In whom you also trusted, after that you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that you believed...

Cross References
Genesis 15:9
He said to him, "Bring me a heifer three years old, a female goat three years old, a ram three years old, a turtledove, and a young pigeon."

Psalm 74:19
Do not deliver the soul of your dove to the wild beasts; do not forget the life of your poor forever.

Song of Solomon 2:11
for behold, the winter is past; the rain is over and gone.

Jeremiah 8:7
Even the stork in the heavens knows her times, and the turtledove, swallow, and crane keep the time of their coming, but my people know not the rules of the LORD.

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