Song of Songs


Song of Songs
noun
an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later
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Song of Songs or Song of Solomon noun
Canticles, a book of the Old Testament long attributed to Solomon
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Song of Songs,
= Song of Solomon. (Cf.Song of Solomon)

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(also Song of Solomon) a book of the Bible containing an anthology of Hebrew love poems traditionally ascribed to Solomon but in fact dating from a much later period. Jewish and Christian writers have interpreted the book allegorically as representing God's relationship with his people, or with the soul

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  • SONG OF SONGS — (Heb. שִׁיר הַשִּׁירִים), the book of the Hebrew Bible which normally follows Job in the Hagiographa and precedes the Book of Ruth. It thus stands first among the Five Scrolls. In Protestant and Roman Catholic Bibles, the book follows Proverbs… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Song of songs — is a book of the Hebrew Bible or Old Testament. It may also refer to:;In music: * Song of songs (album), the debut album by David and the Giants * The Song of Songs ( Giesmių giesmė ), a play directed by Eimuntas Nekrošius in 2005 *A generic term …   Wikipedia

  • Song of Songs — ist der Titel eines Films von Tobin J.W. Smith, siehe Song of Songs (2002) der Titel eines Films von Josh Appignanesi, siehe Song of Songs (2006) der Originaltitel eines Films von Rouben Mamoulian aus dem Jahr 1933, siehe Das Hohe Lied Diese… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Song of Songs — 1979), p. 260.] The Song of Songs is thought by some to be an allegorical representation of the relationship of God and Israel as husband and wife. [ [http://www.schechter.org.il/iyounei chabate.asp?id=61 Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies… …   Wikipedia

  • Song of Songs — Etymology: translation of Hebrew shīr hashshīrīm Date: 1597 a collection of love poems forming a book in the canonical Jewish Scriptures and in the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament and corresponding to the Song of Solomon in the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Song of Songs — The Song of Solomon …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Song of Songs — one of the books of the Bible which was written by King Solomon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • SONG OF SONGS RABBAH — SONG OF SONGS RABBAH, aggadic Midrash on the song of songs , the product of Palestinian amoraim. In geonic and medieval rabbinic literature Song of Songs Rabbah is also referred to as Midrash Ḥazita or Aggadat Ḥazita, the name deriving from its… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Song of songs records — Song of Songs is a record company that released a very few independent artists albums. It released for David and the Giants,Chrystal Noel, and Johnny Peacock, all of which were Christian music artists.Chrystal Noel* Chrystal Noel * Accept Him… …   Wikipedia

  • Song of Songs or Song of Solomon — Song of Songs (REB, NJB) or Song of Solomon (AV, NRSV) A poetic book in the OT attributed to Solomon but possibly written in the later part of the 6th cent. BCE. Other dates ranging over several centuries have been proposed. It is a series of… …   Dictionary of the Bible


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