Song of Solomon 8:4
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New International Version
Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you: Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires.

King James Bible
I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, that ye stir not up, nor awake my love, until he please.

Darby Bible Translation
I charge you, daughters of Jerusalem, ... Why should ye stir up, why awake [my] love, till he please?

World English Bible
I adjure you, daughters of Jerusalem, that you not stir up, nor awaken love, until it so desires. Friends

Young's Literal Translation
I have adjured you, daughters of Jerusalem, How ye stir up, And how ye wake the love till she please!

Song of Solomon 8:4 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

His left hand - See on Sol 2:6 (note).

With the fourth verse the Sixth night of the marriage week is supposed to end.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Songs 2:7 I charge you, O you daughters of Jerusalem, by the roes, and by the hinds of the field, that you stir not up, nor awake my love...

Songs 3:5 I charge you, O you daughters of Jerusalem, by the roes, and by the hinds of the field, that you stir not up, nor awake my love...

that ye stir not up, nor awake.

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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 1:5
Dark am I, yet lovely, daughters of Jerusalem, dark like the tents of Kedar, like the tent curtains of Solomon.

Song of Solomon 2:7
Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you by the gazelles and by the does of the field: Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires.

Song of Solomon 3:5
Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you by the gazelles and by the does of the field: Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires.

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