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The Song of Songs: Translated from the Original Hebrew, with Commentary, Historical and Critical
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The Song of Songs: Translated from the Original Hebrew, with Commentary, Historical and Critical


Longman 1857

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Before giving an extensive verse-by-verse commentary on the Song of Songs, Christian Ginsburg provides an in-depth introduction that covers its title, canonicity, design, and its importance. Ginsburg includes a historical sketch of the exegesis of the book and also discusses different ways the Song of Songs has been interpreted.

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Key Features

  • Includes numerous examples of the original Hebrew
  • Examines the history of translation in regard to the Song of Songs
  • Divides the text into sections accompanied by thorough and intelligent commentary


  • Introduction
    • Title of the Book, and Its Signification
    • Canonicity of the Book
    • Design and Method of the Book
    • Importance of the Book
    • Historical Sketch of the Exegesis of the Book
    • The different Views Classified and Examined
    • Author, Date, and Form of the Book
    • Exegetical Helps
  • Commentary

Product Details

  • Title: The Song of Songs
  • Author: Christian D. Ginsburg
  • Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts
  • Publication Date: 1857
  • Pages: 191

About Christian D. Ginsburg

Christian D. Ginsburg (1831–1914) was born to a Jewish family and converted to Christianity at the age of 15. He is best known for his two scholarly Hebrew works the Masorah (in three volumes) and the Massoretico-critical Edition of the Hebrew Bible.