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The Song of Songs 4:12

Context
NETBible

The Lover to His Beloved: You are a locked garden, 1  my sister, my bride; you are an enclosed spring, a sealed-up fountain.

XREF

Pr 5:15-18; So 6:2,11; Isa 58:11; Isa 61:10,11; Jer 31:12; Ho 6:3; 1Co 6:13,19,20; 1Co 7:34; 2Co 1:22; Eph 1:13; Eph 4:30; Re 7:3; Re 21:27

NET © Notes

sn The twin themes of the enclosed garden and sealed spring are highlighted by the wordplay (paronomasia) between the Hebrew expressions גַּן נָעוּל (gan naul, “a garden locked up”) and גַּל נָעוּל (gal naul, “an enclosed spring”).



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