New International Version
Your head crowns you like Mount Carmel. Your hair is like royal tapestry; the king is held captive by its tresses.
King James Bible
Thine head upon thee is like Carmel, and the hair of thine head like purple; the king is held in the galleries.
Darby Bible Translation
Thy head upon thee is like Carmel, And the locks of thy head like purple; The king is fettered by [thy] ringlets!
World English Bible
Your head on you is like Carmel. The hair of your head like purple. The king is held captive in its tresses.
Young's Literal Translation
Thy head upon thee as Carmel, And the locks of thy head as purple, The king is bound with the flowings!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shine head - like Carmel - Rising majestically upon thy neck, and above thy shoulders, as Mount Carmel does in its district. Carmel was the name of the mountain where Elijah had his contest with the prophets of Baal. See 1 Kings 18:19, etc.
The hair of thine head like purple - Ornamented with ribbons and jewellery of this tint.
The king is held in the galleries - Or is detained in the antechamber. His heart is captivated by thy person and conduct. Some understand the ringlets of the bride's hair.
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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 …
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A loving doe, a graceful deer-- may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be intoxicated with her love.
it will burst into bloom; it will rejoice greatly and shout for joy. The glory of Lebanon will be given to it, the splendor of Carmel and Sharon; they will see the glory of the LORD, the splendor of our God.
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