Song of Solomon 4:12

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Song of Solomon 4:12

A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse: a spring shut vp, a fountaine sealed.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"A garden locked is my sister, {my} bride, A rock garden locked, a spring sealed up.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A garden shut up is my sister, `my' bride; A spring shut up, a fountain sealed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A garden walled-in is my sister, my bride; a garden shut up, a spring of water stopped.
- Basic English Bible

A garden enclosed is my sister, [my] spouse; A spring shut up, a fountain sealed.
- Darby Bible

A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.
- Webster's Bible

A locked up garden is my sister, my bride; a locked up spring, a sealed fountain.
- World English Bible

A garden shut up [is] my sister-spouse, A spring shut up -- a fountain sealed.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A garden shut up is my sister, my bride; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Song of Solomon 4:12

Wesley's Notes for Song of Solomon 4:12


4:12 A garden - For order and beauty, for pleasant walks, and flowers, and fruits. Inclosed - Defended by the care of my providence: and reserved for my proper use. Shut up - To preserve it from all pollution, and to reserve it for the use of its owner, for which reason, springs were shut up in those countries where water was scarce and precious.


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