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A Brief Outline of an Examination of the Song of Solomon
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A Brief Outline of an Examination of the Song of Solomon


J. Barfield 1817

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Before providing verse-by-verse commentary on the Song of Songs, William Davidson gives a four-part introduction that covers the author, language, occasion, nature, form, and subject matter of this compelling book of the Bible.

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Key Features

  • Relies on the original Hebrew and a variety of translations to provide a well-rounded commentary
  • Examines marriage among the Jews so as to better understand the text
  • Provides intelligent and lucid verse-by-verse commentary


  • Section I. A Few Preliminary Observations respecting Espousal and Marriage among the Jews; as Tending to Throw Light upon the Following Remarks concerning the Calling, Espousal, and Marriage of the Church by Christ, Foretold in the Song of Songs
  • Section II. A Few Remarks on the Calling, and Espousal to God of the Jewish Church; and of Her Marriage to Him, or Full Settlement in the Land of Canaan under David and Solomon, When King and People Were Walking in the Good Ways of the Lord Their God
  • Section III. A Few Remarks on the Calling, Espousal, and Marriage of the Christian Church unto Christ, as Connected with the Subject of the Song of Songs
  • Section IV. Of the Author, Language, Form, Occasion, Nature, and Subject-Matter of the Song of Songs; and of the Persons There Spoken of: As also, of the Method Pursued by the Author of the Following Short Remarks on This Very Important Book of Holy Scripture

Praise for the Print Edition

A precious work by one whose heart is warm with the good matter.

Charles Spurgeon, pastor, founder, Pastor’s College (Spurgeon’s College), London

Product Details

  • Title: A Brief Outline of an Examination of the Song of Solomon
  • Author: William Davidson
  • Publisher: J. Barfield
  • Publication Date: 1817
  • Pages: 506

About William Davidson

William Davidson is also the author of The Duty and Propriety of Fasting Explained.