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Song Of Solomon 4:2

    Song of Solomon 4:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Thy teeth are like a flock of sheep that are even shorn, which came up from the washing; whereof every one bear twins, and none is barren among them.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Your teeth are like a flock of sheep that are even shorn, which came up from the washing; whereof every one bear twins, and none is barren among them.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Thy teeth are like a flock of ewes that are newly'shorn, Which are come up from the washing, Whereof every one hath twins, And none is bereaved among them.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Your teeth are like a flock of sheep whose wool is newly cut, which come up from the washing; every one has two lambs, and there is not one without young.

    Webster's Revision

    Thy teeth are like a flock of ewes that are newly'shorn, Which are come up from the washing, Whereof every one hath twins, And none is bereaved among them.

    World English Bible

    Your teeth are like a newly shorn flock, which have come up from the washing, where every one of them has twins. None is bereaved among them.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Thy teeth are like a flock of ewes that are newly shorn, which are come up from the washing; whereof every one hath twins, and none is bereaved among them.

    Clarke's Commentary on Song of Solomon 4:2

    Thy teeth are like a flock - This comparison appears to be founded on the evenness, neatness, and whiteness of the newly shorn and newly washed sheep.

    Barnes' Notes on Song of Solomon 4:2

    Whereof ... - Or, "all of them are equal pairs, and none is bereft among them," i. e., none has lost her mate. The points of comparison in this simile are of course brilliant whiteness, regularity, and completeness of number.

    Wesley's Notes on Song of Solomon 4:2

    4:2 A flock - Numerous, and placed in due order. Even - Smooth and even, as also clean and white. Twins - Which seems to denote the two rows of teeth. Barren - Not one tooth is lacking.