Like a bridegroom it emerges 1 from its chamber; 2 like a strong man it enjoys 3 running its course. 4
which is like a bridegroom coming forth from his pavilion, like a champion rejoicing to run his course.
Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber; It rejoices as a strong man to run his course.
It bursts forth like a radiant bridegroom after his wedding. It rejoices like a great athlete eager to run the race.
The morning sun's a new husband leaping from his honeymoon bed, The daybreaking sun an athlete racing to the tape.
Who is like a newly married man coming from his bride-tent, and is glad like a strong runner starting on his way.
which comes out like a bridegroom from his wedding canopy, and like a strong man runs its course with joy.
Which is like a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, And rejoices like a strong man to run its race.
Which [is] as a bridegroom
of his chamber
as a strong man
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Like a bridegroom
from its chamber
; like a strong man it enjoys
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1 tn The participle expresses the repeated or regular nature of the action.
sn Like a bridegroom. The metaphor likens the sun to a bridegroom who rejoices on his wedding night.
3 tn The imperfect verbal form draws attention to the regularity of the action.
4 tn Heb “[on] a path.”
sn Like a strong man. The metaphorical language reflects the brilliance of the sunrise, which attests to the sun’s vigor.