Song of Solomon 4:12
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King James Version
A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.

Darby Bible Translation
A garden enclosed is my sister, my spouse; A spring shut up, a fountain sealed.

World English Bible
A locked up garden is my sister, my bride; a locked up spring, a sealed fountain.

Young's Literal Translation
A garden shut up is my sister-spouse, A spring shut up -- a fountain sealed.

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King James Translators' Notes

inclosed: Heb. barred

shut up: Heb. barred

Geneva Study Bible

A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.Song of Solomon 4:12 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Description of Christ the Beloved. Ss 5:9-16.
The description of Christ the beloved. SS 5:9-16. The wond'ring world inquires to know Why I should love my Jesus so: What are his charms," say they, "above The objects of a mortal love?" Yes! my Beloved, to my sight Shows a sweet mixture, red and white: All human beauties, all divine, In my Beloved meet and shine. White is his soul, from blemish free; Red with the blood he shed for me; The fairest of ten thousand fairs; A sun amongst ten thousand stars. [His head the finest gold excels; There
Isaac Watts—The Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts

What is Meant by "Altogether Lovely"
Let us consider this excellent expression, and particularly reflect on what is contained in it, and you shall find this expression "altogether lovely." First, It excludes all unloveliness and disagreeableness from Jesus Christ. As a theologian long ago said, "There is nothing in him which is not loveable." The excellencies of Jesus Christ are perfectly exclusive of all their opposites; there is nothing of a contrary property or quality found in him to contaminate or devaluate his excellency. And
John Flavel—Christ Altogether Lovely

Cross References
Genesis 29:3
And thither were all the flocks gathered: and they rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and watered the sheep, and put the stone again upon the well's mouth in his place.

Proverbs 5:15
Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well.

Proverbs 5:16
Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets.

Proverbs 5:18
Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth.

Song of Solomon 4:9
Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my spouse; thou hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes, with one chain of thy neck.

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