SONG OF SOLOMON 3
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6 Who is this (that cometh) <ascending> out of the wilderness [midbar] like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all powders [from all the fragrant powders] of the merchant [rokhel]?

The bride asks 'Who is this'.

Eureka - rhetorical ; the valiant men are part of the bride.


7 Behold [Hinei] his bed [his conveyance [see palanquin, 3:9], which is Solomon's [ Sh'lomo's]; threescore valiant men [gibborim] are about it, of the valiant of Israel. [Gibborei Yisroel]

'His litter which is for Solomon'.

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8 They all hold swords, being expert in war [michamah]: every man hath his sword [cherev]upon his thigh [at his side] (because of fear in the night [pachad (terror, dread)]) <without fear in nights> Eureka.


The saints in the execution of judgment in the approaching "hour of judgment," are also typified by the sixty pillars of brass, pertaining to the court of the tabernacle (Exod. xxvii. 9-17).

This dwelling in Song iii. 7, is styled "His litter which is for Solomon." It is seen "ascending out of the wilderness as pillars of smoke."

The Bride asks "Who is this?" Her attendants reply that it is "His litter which is for Solomon himself. Sixty valiant men surround it, the stoutest heroes of Israel; every one of them grasping a sword, being expert in war; the Commander his sword upon his thigh without fear in nights."

This scene is introduced in Apoc. xix. 14. Here the Commander and his sixty heroes, or brazen pillars, are in battle array, and prepared to smite the nations, and to tread the winepress, without fear or apprehension of defeat.

Eureka 3.2.7

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