Song of Solomon 5:15
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New International Version
His legs are pillars of marble set on bases of pure gold. His appearance is like Lebanon, choice as its cedars.

King James Bible
His legs are as pillars of marble, set upon sockets of fine gold: his countenance is as Lebanon, excellent as the cedars.

Darby Bible Translation
His legs, pillars of marble, set upon bases of fine gold: His bearing as Lebanon, excellent as the cedars;

World English Bible
His legs are like pillars of marble set on sockets of fine gold. His appearance is like Lebanon, excellent as the cedars.

Young's Literal Translation
His limbs pillars of marble, Founded on sockets of fine gold, His appearance as Lebanon, choice as the cedars.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

His legs are as pillars of marble - Exquisitely turned and well-shaped; the sockets of gold may refer to his slippers. On these a profusion of gold and ornaments are still lavished in Asiatic countries.

His countenance is as Lebanon - As Lebanon exalts its head beyond all the other mountains near Jerusalem, so my beloved is tall and majestic, and surpasses in stature and majesty all other men. He is also as straight and as firm as the cedars.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

legs

Revelation 1:15 And his feet like to fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his voice as the sound of many waters.

sockets

Exodus 26:19 And you shall make forty sockets of silver under the twenty boards; two sockets under one board for his two tenons...

his countenance

Songs 2:14 O my dove, that are in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see your countenance, let me hear your voice...

Judges 13:6 Then the woman came and told her husband, saying, A man of God came to me...

Matthew 17:2 And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.

Matthew 28:3 His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow:

Acts 2:28 You have made known to me the ways of life; you shall make me full of joy with your countenance.

Revelation 1:16 And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp two edged sword...

as lebanon

Songs 4:11 Your lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under your tongue...

Psalm 92:12 The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

Hosea 14:7 They that dwell under his shadow shall return; they shall revive as the corn, and grow as the vine...

Zechariah 9:17 For how great is his goodness, and how great is his beauty! corn shall make the young men cheerful, and new wine the maids.

1 Timothy 3:16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels...

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
1 Kings 4:33
He spoke about plant life, from the cedar of Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of walls. He also spoke about animals and birds, reptiles and fish.

Psalm 80:10
The mountains were covered with its shade, the mighty cedars with its branches.

Song of Solomon 7:4
Your neck is like an ivory tower. Your eyes are the pools of Heshbon by the gate of Bath Rabbim. Your nose is like the tower of Lebanon looking toward Damascus.

Ezekiel 17:23
On the mountain heights of Israel I will plant it; it will produce branches and bear fruit and become a splendid cedar. Birds of every kind will nest in it; they will find shelter in the shade of its branches.

Ezekiel 31:8
The cedars in the garden of God could not rival it, nor could the junipers equal its boughs, nor could the plane trees compare with its branches-- no tree in the garden of God could match its beauty.

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