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The Canticles of the Song of Solomon: A Metrical Paraphrase with Explanatory Notes and Practical Comments
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The Canticles of the Song of Solomon: A Metrical Paraphrase with Explanatory Notes and Practical Comments

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Hatchard & Co. 1867

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Overview

Joseph Bush divides the Song of Solomon into 12 Canticles—each Canticle contains a subject in itself, though still connected to the whole. For each of the 12 parts, Bush provides a summary, a metrical paraphrase, explanatory notes, and then practical commentary.

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Key Features

  • Commands the attention of the reader with insightful and intelligent commentary
  • Provides material well suited for students and pastors
  • Offers unique and eloquent language so the reader understands the depth and beauty of this book
  • Elucidates on the poetical imagery of this unique book

Contents

  • Introductory Remarks on the Dramatic Form of the Song—Ita Poetical Style—And Its Allegorical Character
    • Broken and Dramatic Form
    • Poetical Style
    • Allegorical Character
  • The Claims of the Song of Solomon: To Form Part of the Canon of Holy Scripture
  • Subjects of the Twelve Canticles
    • First Canticle: The Bride in the King’s Chambers
    • Second Canticle: The Bridegroom and the Bride Together in Their Garden Retreat
    • Third Canticle: The Bridegroom’s Call to the Bride, and Her Response to the Call
    • Fourth Canticle: The Bride’s Midnight Search after Her Beloved
    • Fifth Canticle: The Bridegroom’s State-Visit to the Bride, and His Description of Her Beauty
    • Sixth Canticle: The Bride Compared to a Lovely Garden or Paradise
    • Seventh Canticle: The Bride’s Portrait of the Bridegroom, and His Description of Her in Reply
    • Eight Canticle: The Bride Seized with a Sudden Impulse of Fear
    • Ninth Canticle: Description of the Bride’s Person by the Attendant Virgins
    • Tenth Canticle: The Bride’s Invitation to the Bridegroom
    • Eleventh Canticle: Love Unquenchable
    • Twelfth Canticle: The Conclusion

Praise for the Print Edition

It seems likely to be a very useful work, and calculated to throw light on a difficult and much neglected book of Scripture.

J. C. Ryle, former bishop, Liverpool

Product Details

  • Title: The Canticles of the Song of Solomon: A Metrical Paraphrase with Explanatory Notes and Practical Comments
  • Author: Joseph Bush
  • Publisher: Hatchard & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1867
  • Pages: 220

About Joseph Bush

Joseph Bush was vicar of Ormskirk and president of the Ormskirk Public Library. Bush was educated at Wadham College, Oxford, and also published a collection of sermons.