The contents of this book justify the description of it in the title, i. of Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 2 I am a rose[b](A) of Sharon,(B)    a lily(C) of the valleys. by the gazelles and by the does of the field: Coming soon: our Thanksgiving email series will be an exercise in biblical renewal. (N)9 My beloved is like a gazelle(O) or a young stag. I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys. 2 1 I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. This is a very beautiful flower; Pliny says it is next in nobleness to the rose; its whiteness is singularly excellent; no plant more fruitful, and no flower exceeds it in height; in some countries, it rises up three cubits high; has a weak neck or body, insufficient to bear the weight of its head. Some render it, "the flower of the field"; which may be expressive of the meanness of Christ in the eyes of men; of his not being of human production; of his being accessible; and of his being liable to be trampled upon, as he has been. the blossomingt vines spread their fragrance. But in the time of Eusebius and Jerome there was a smaller plain of Sharon (Saron) situated between Mount Tabor and the sea of Tiberias, which would be very near the bride‘s native home if that were Shunem. 2 Like a lily among thorns is my darling among the maidens. Sorry, you don't have permission to view that book. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. John Darby’s Synopsis; Song of Solomon 6:3 I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine; he browses among the lilies. The bridegroom had just before called her fair; she with a becoming modesty, represents her beauty as nothing extraordinary, and compares herself to a common flower of the field. One verse per line Red Letter Cross References Footnotes Strongs Numbers Hide Verse Numbers Close. NIV®. It is mentioned as a place of excellence, Isaiah 35:2, and as a place of flocks, Isaiah 65:10, Perhaps it would be better, with almost all the versions, to translate, "I am the rose of the field." 3 Like an apple[c] tree among the trees of the forest    is my beloved(D) among the young men.I delight(E) to sit in his shade,    and his fruit is sweet to my taste. I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys. Sign up for the Verse of the Day. Clarke's Notes on the Bible. These Scriptures may not be sold or otherwise offered for sale. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. 1. in the hiding places on the mountainside, Read more My beloved! Song of Songs 2:1-2 - NIV: I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys. There was an error while trying to create your account. Bible Gateway Song of Solomon 2 :: NIV. The church may also be compared to a "lily of the valleys", as she is, in the next verse, to one among thorns. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Read verse in New International Version Song Of Solomon 1:2: The main male and female speakers (identified primarily on the basis of the gender of the relevant Hebrew forms) are indicated by the captions "He" and "She" respectively. Like an apple tree among the trees of the forest is my lover among the young men. New International Version (NIV). The division of the chapters is unfortunate; Isaiah 35:1) “rose.” The etymology is in favor of its being a bulbous plant (the white narcissus, Conder). World English Bible. It breathes the bracing air of the hill country, and the passionate love of man for woman and woman for man. 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This figure is exceeding just; not only the beauty of women is expressed by the colour of the rose, as is common in poems of this kind; to give instances of it would be endless; some have had the name of Rhoda from hence; see Acts 12:13. I am the rose of Sharon - Sharon was a very fruitful place, where David's cattle were fed, 1 Chronicles 27:29. Songs 6:3 I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine: he feeds among the lilies. Sorry, an error was encountered while loading comparison. I am the rose of Sharon - Sharon was a very fruitful place, where David's cattle were fed, 1 Chronicles 27:29. Sorry, an error was encountered while loading the book. The church may be compared to a lily, for her beauty and fragrance, as to a rose; and the redness of the rose, and the whiteness of the lily, meeting in her, make her somewhat like her beloved, white and ruddy; like the lily, being arrayed in fine linen, clean and white, the righteousness of the saints; and like it for fruitfulness, as it is in good works, under the influence of divine grace, and grows up on high into her head, Christ Jesus; and though weak in herself, yet strong in him, who supports her, and not she him: and the church may be compared to a "lily of the valleys"; which may not describe any particular lily, and what we now call so; but only expresses the place where it grows, in low places, where plants are in danger of being plucked and trodden upon; though they may have more moisture and verdure than those in higher places; so the church of Christ is sometimes in a low estate, exposed to enemies, and liable to be trampled and trodden under foot by them, and to be carried away with the flood of persecution, were it not guarded by divine power; and, being watered with the dews of grace, it becomes flourishing and fruitful. Proud member Like a lily among thorns is my darling among the young women. But the more commonly received opinion is, that these are the words of Christ concerning himself; and which indeed best become him, and are more agreeable to his style and language, John 14:6; and suit best with the words in the Song of Solomon 2:2, as one observes; nor is it unfitly taken by the bridegroom to himself, since it is sometimes given by lovers to men. 3 Like an apple tree among the trees of the forest is my lover among the young men. 3 Like an apple c tree among the trees of the forest. I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys. This, in the warmth of his affection, he denies, insisting that she as much surpasses all other maidens as the flower of the lily does the bramble, Sol 2:2. The "NIV" and "New International Version" are trademarks registeredin the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.®. I am a rose [1]of Sharon, a lily of the valleys. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. As a lily among the thorns, Song of Solomon 2:1 Parallel. “Sharon” is usually the proper name of the celebrated plain from Joppa to Caesarea, between the hill-country and the sea, and travelers have remarked the abundance of flowers with which this plain is still carpeted in spring. Lover. Your Faithlife account signs you in to all our sites. The winter is past;    the rains are over and gone.12 Flowers appear on the earth;    the season of singing has come,the cooing of doves    is heard in our land.13 The fig tree forms its early fruit;(Q)    the blossoming(R) vines spread their fragrance.Arise, come, my darling;    my beautiful one, come with me.”.