Song of Solomon Chapter 4

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Song of Solomon 4

1 Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves’ eyes within thy locks: thy hair is as a flock of goats, that appear from mount Gilead.

Thy teeth are like a flock of sheep that are even shorn, which came up from the washing; whereof every one bear twins, and none is barren among them.

Thy lips are like a thread of scarlet, and thy speech is comely: thy temples are like a piece of a pomegranate within thy locks.

Thy neck is like the tower of David builded for an armoury, whereon there hang a thousand bucklers, all shields of mighty men.

Thy two breasts are like two young roes that are twins, which feed among the lilies.

Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, I will get me to the mountain of myrrh, and to the hill of frankincense.

Thou art all fair, my love; there is no spot in thee.

Come with me from Lebanon, my spouse, with me from Lebanon: look from the top of Amana, from the top of Shenir and Hermon, from the lions’ dens, from the mountains of the leopards.

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.

10 How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is thy love than wine! and the smell of thine ointments than all spices!

11 Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

12 A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.

13 Thy plants are an orchard of pomegranates, with pleasant fruits; camphire, with spikenard,

14 Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices:

15 A fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon.

16 Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat his pleasant fruits.

31 thoughts on “Song of Solomon Chapter 4

  1. 6 Until the daybreak,and the shadows flee away, I will get me to the mountain of myrth, and to the hill of frankincense.

    Sounds to me this a determined mind made up PRAYER WARRIOR praying through until the beautiful answer comes from the Lord.
    Thank u Jesus!

  2. 7 Thou art all fair, my love; there is no spot in thee.

    How true a statement can be made {there is no spot in thee}.
    The God of heaven and earth is by far greater than anyone or anything in this world.
    Pilate said of JESUS I find in fault in this man!!!!

  3. Living waters

    15 A fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon.

    Zechariah 14:8
    8 And it shall be in that day,
    that living waters shall go out from Jerusalem;
    half of them toward the former sea,
    and half of them toward the hinder sea:
    in summer and in winter shall it be.

    John 7:38
    38 He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

    God’s spirit refreshes, cleanses, revitalizes, and renews. When we are weary his spirit gives us rest. When we are weak his spirit gives us strength. His spirit is the comforter, the truth, and the life giver.

    The enemy can’t stop the spirit of God!

  4. ILove to eat the Word

    Let the married folk thank The Lord for their spouse.

    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.

    What is this chain that is upon the neck of the beloved that caused the Husband to become “Ravished” with love?

    Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. They are a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck. (Proverbs 1:8, 9 NIV)

    Listening and obeying instruction makes us beautiful and irresistible in the presence of the King!!!

    If we say we want an intimate relationship with Jesus, lets learn to submit and let’s become beautiful in the spirit realm.

    Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price. (1 Peter 3:3, 4 KJV)

  5. THE BRIDE

    7 Thou art all fair, my love; there is no spot in thee.

    The description of the bride here in Chapter 4 reminds me of the body or Bride of Christ.

    Ephesians 5:27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

    We must be sure to examine ourselves to be prepared to see HIS face and prepare ourselves as THE BRIDE adorned for HIM.

    Examine ourselves. Search ourselves.

    Revelation 21:2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.

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  6. The Spice Of Life.

    13 Thy plants are an orchard of pomegranates, with pleasant fruits; camphire, with spikenard,

    14 Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices:

    15 A fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon.

    16 Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat his pleasant fruits.

    We see here many spices that are mentioned. These are all very precious, and cost very much. Even today these are considered very high quality items. Now God expects us to be as such.We are precious to Him, and He paid the price for us all. The wind,I believe, is a foreshadowing of the Holy Ghost. Therefore when the winds blow groweth happens, and then people will come to eat of the fruit.

  7. This chapter illustrates adoration. Beauty and adoration was exemplified. Nonetheless one must always adore the Creator (Jesus) more than the creation; “O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth”. What a mighty God we serve! May the good Lord Bless you all in Jesus name, Amen

  8. Chapter 4 The king offers his love

    4:10 How much better is thy love than wine!
    Marital love is portrayed as better than wine in Sol. 4:10

  9. 16 Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat his pleasant fruits.

    Let the winds of the Holy Ghost blow upon what God has placed within me so that this world can see HIS love, beauty, holiness & peace. (and so much more) This world must sense HIM in everything I do and say!

  10. 1 Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves’ eyes within thy locks: thy hair is as a flock of goats, that appear from mount Gilead.

    How does God see you?

    Are you fair to look upon or a disgrace? This is a question we should ask ourselves on a normal basis. Our beauty shows when we obey the word of God and when we are able to show love to one another even if the person has done you wrong. Don’t let sin taint your appearance, but live with the glory of God shining upon you.

  11. A representation of Christ’s love for His bride, the Church, and a great example for husbands and wives…..

    Ephesians 5:25
    Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

    Husbands you can’t expect submission and obedience to their authority, if they are not submitted and obedient to the authority in their life. They must be the example that Christ was in their home. God willingly gave of himself for his bride, husbands must do the same. Be the leader physically, emotionally and spiritually so that your family has an example to follow.

  12. Beauty Devine

    This chapter talks on and on about the woman’s beauty. Her hair and teeth and so on. It talks about how she is protected where she is by the lions den and leopards. It says, “Thou art all fair, my love; there is no spot in thee. (Song of Solomon 4:7 KJV).”

    No flaw. Not one. I love my husband, but I can find at least one flaw in him and he CAN find at least one flaw in me. The beauty of this scripture to me is not in the descriptions of her apprearance, but in his love. I am sure that as a person they could have found flaws in the one being described, but this gives us an opportunity to have Christ’s vision! We can hear him speaking to us in this verse. Christ is the only one who really has no spot or blemish. His blood then washes over us and makes us clean like HIM. in this way God can look at us and say that we too are the beautiful bride of Christ without spot or blemish.

    But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot: (1 Peter 1:19 KJV)

    Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. (Ephesians 5:25-27 KJV)

    When he died he made us spotless.

  13. The treasure of our hearts

    Song of Songs 4:3
    Thy lips are like a thread of scarlet, and thy speech is comely:
    thy temples are like a piece of a pomegranate within thy locks.

    The word comely means pleasing or beautiful. How is our speech seen? Do our words lift up or tear down? The bible declares that a man will be known by his fruit. What about the fruit of our mouths?

    Proverbs 18:20-21
    A man’s belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth;
    and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.
    Death and life are in the power of the tongue:
    and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

    Matthew 15:11
    Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.
    Matthew 15:18
    But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man. 19 For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:

    Luke 6:45
    A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil:for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.

    What treasure does our heart contain? Does it produce good fruit or does it defile us? We need to fill our hearts with good things so our speech will be comely, not only to those around us and ourselves, but to our creator.

  14. Living water, Is it in you?

    You are a fountain [springing up] in a garden, a well of living waters, and flowing streams from Lebanon. (Song of Solomon 4:15 AMP)

    Every individual soul that has received the Gift of Holy Ghost with the evidence with speaking in tongues has this fountain within them. Thank you Jesus for giving me that precious gift almost 20 years ago when I was 10 years old in a children’s revival. Never underestimate the hunger and desire of the soul of a child no matter the age. Both my children ages 5 & 4 have been taught bible stories and importance of living for God since infancy. Today I’m one proud Mama of two Holy Ghost filled & Jesus name baptized children. Glory to God!

    But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life. (John 4:14 KJV)

    He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. (John 7:38 KJV)

  15. 4-7
    How beautiful you are my darling there is no flaw in you

    4-9
    You have stolen my my heart my sister my bride
    4-15
    You are a garden fountain a well of flowing water
    4-16
    Let my lover come into his garden and taste its choice fruits

    In the world of ancient Middle East the inclosed garden spoke of sensual pleasures of peace

  16. v15 A fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebaon.

    It’s been said,” that the smell of the orchard of pomegranates, pleasant fruits, cinnamon , and trees of frankincense ; myrrh and aloes.
    The smell of these fruits stay in your garments throughout the day. People can tell you have been to these orchards .
    People take notice when we have been with JESUS ( Acts 4:13 ).
    They can smell HIS SWEET AROMA. HE IS the the Living Water and makes ALL the difference in this troubled day . HE strengthens and stabilizes us.
    There’s a flowing river and we can be filled we HIS SPIRIT. It changes things . If we hunger and we are empty HE WILL FILL US WITH HIS SPIRIT!

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  17. 7 Thou art all fair, my love; there is no spot in thee.

    This is how God wants his bride to be without spot or blemish. Without spot or blemish I believe could be talking about us doing things we shouldn’t and partaking in gossip, back biting, etc. Like we heard in last night sermon. To be spot free and blemish free we need to check ourselves daily. My prayer is God create in me a clean heart and renew in me a right spirit.

  18. Flattery will you get anywhere! Only when it’s fine words like these that come from my spouse. Sounds like a hot night for an annoited couple. Remember God created sex, and made it beautiful. It is the Devil who perverts it. Right Perspective…….

    Be blessed….thank you Jesus for our new Church.

  19. Yeahhhh!!!!! Wireless! !!! What pure love and romance. My Lord, my first love!!! I pray I may show myself to Him spotless that is why we must constantly search ourselves & ask the Lord to show us what we must remove, how we must improve, and lay it all @ His feet. No one will satisfy your need for love like He does. No one can fill your heart and soul like Jesus does.

  20. 1 Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves’ eyes within thy locks: thy hair is as a flock of goats, that appear from mount Gilead.

    Thank God for marriage.

  21. Come with me from Lebanon, my bride. Leave Lebanon behind, and come. Leave your high mountain hideaway. Abandon your wilderness seclusion, Where you keep company with lions and panthers guard your safety. You’ve captured my heart, dear friend. You looked at me, and I fell in love. One look my way and I was hopelessly in love! How beautiful your love, dear, dear friend— far more pleasing than a fine, rare wine, your fragrance more exotic than select spices. The kisses of your lips are honey, my love, every syllable you speak a delicacy to savor. Your clothes smell like the wild outdoors, the ozone scent of high mountains. Dear lover and friend, you’re a secret garden, a private and pure fountain. Body and soul, you are paradise, a whole orchard of succulent fruits— Ripe apricots and peaches, oranges and pears; Nut trees and cinnamon, and all scented woods; Mint and lavender, and all herbs aromatic; A garden fountain, sparkling and splashing, fed by spring waters from the Lebanon mountains. (Song of Solomon 4:8-15 MSG)

  22. An Attractive Bride

    10 How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is thy love than wine! and the smell of thine ointments than all spices!

    We find it easy to think about the perspective of God’s goodness, but what about our attractiveness to God? Do we realize how much He loves us, how He longs for relationship with us, how He values time with us, how He wants to care for us and rejoice in relationship with us? The bride of Christ is not just some reject that is un attractive to God; no, the bride is transformed and made beautiful through Christ.

    Psalms 141:2
    Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense; and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

    Imagine the attractiveness to God, for the church to wear His favorite perfume of prayer and sacrifice? I think sometimes we get our perspective skewed and act as if we have to beg God to show up when really He desires to meet with us and our love for Him only comes because He first loved us. When we realized how we the church can be attractive to God, we can get over the “ugly bride” mentality and accept the security of God’s love and His desire (not mere tolerance) for us.

    Isaiah 62:11-12
    11 Behold, the Lord hath proclaimed unto the end of the world, Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy salvation cometh; behold, his reward is with him, and his work before him. 12 And they shall call them, The holy people, The redeemed of the Lord: and thou shalt be called, Sought out, A city not forsaken.

  23. In the study notes of my Bible it indicates the following: that verses 12-15, these lines revel in the fruitfulness of the future bride. She is shut up or sealed, that is, reserved for her beloved. Like a well of living water, she is a source of life. In verse 16, the Shulamite’s response, is if her lover sees her in that way described in the above verses (12-15), then she wants to be all of that for him.

  24. 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.
    10 How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is thy love than wine! and the smell of thine ointments than all spices!

    My Beloved (pt 3)

    Jesus is torn for us. His heart is tore out over the lack of focus we all too often have for Him.

    John 3:16 say ” For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son, that whosoever would believe upon Him should not parish, but have everlasting life.” There is a key word in there, that often gets changed, and that is “should”. Often people will put shall in instead of should.

    Jesus loved us so deeply that nothiing that Hell could throw at Him would stop him from getting to us, the only thing that could is us. The word should was used only because His love for us is so great that He would do anything to have us, except compromise our love. His word is forever set, so that we have the chance to come to Him, without any compromise. There are no strings attached when we go to Him. He knows the thought and intents of our hearts. He knows what we do in the secret places. He knows that being man, we are at best, hopeless, when trying to measure up to His standards, and that is why My Beloved laid His life down, to allow for us to measure up.

    He wants us to seek His face, with no secret adgenda, other than to know Him. Just think, the creator of heaven and earth, is holding us in His arms, loving us, waiting on the opertunity to move moutains for us, just to tell us how He loves us so..

  25. 6 Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, I will get me to the mountain of myrrh, and to the hill of frankincense.

    This verse made me think about prayers… The sweet incense of prayers that goes up to God. A fervent prayer that does not stop till the breakthrough comes and the shadows flee. In my personal prayer time I’ve seen some spirits in the form of shadows when you reach a level of prayer and you take that authority given by God praying the Word they immediately flee. Let us never stop praying

  26. You are a Garden

    Metaphors can speak of sexual romace without becoming lewd or clinical. The beauty and intensity of the sexual love in this book is heightened because the songs are poetic, not graphic. As the Lover describes his Beloved as a garden filled with delight, we see the power of both his love and his desire in the images he uses. Most telling, he delights that she is a locked garden, an enclosed spring, a sealed fountain. She has kept herself a virgin, she has preserved herself. So now as she has given herself to him, their delight will be even greater because of the exclusivity of their relationship. The beauty of sexual purity before marriage is emphasized. Song of Songs 8:8-9 speaks of the need for a ladies purity to be gaurded until the time of her marriage. Likewise, Proverbs 5:15-20 calls men to sexual purity and faithfulness.

  27. 10 How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is thy love than wine! and the smell of thine ointments than all spices!

    God loves us unconditionally. Nothing compares to authentic love.
    Lord thank you for teaching me and guiding me in the right direction.

  28. Be a sister/brother

    How delightful is your love, my sister, my bride!…(Song of Solomon 4:10 NIV)

    As we read in the book ‘kiss dating goodbye’ we’ve learned that its important to build friendships with everyone. To have a healthy lifestyle you need healthy relationships. Treat everyone as a brother, everyone as a sister

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