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Divine Science Bible Text Book

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Genesis - History of Israelites - Exodus - Leviticus - Numbers - Deuteronomy - Joshua - Judges - Ruth - Psalms - Proverbs - Song of Solomon - Prophets - New Testament History - Healing Works of Jesus - The 4 Evangelists - Lord's Prayer - Parables - Lord's [Last] Supper - Jesus after his Resurrection - Paul's Letters - Epistles - Revelation - Glossary - Numbers - Contents - Index


with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil."

"Thou shalt call and I will answer thee; thou wilt have a desire to the work of thine hands. For now thou numberest my steps; dost thou not watch over my sin?" Job 14:15-16.

SONG OF SOLOMON.. - p. 233

THE BOOK OF THE SONG OF SOLOMON.

An allegory relating to the Bride and Bridegroom of the Spirit.

No one in Israel has ever doubted that the Song of Songs is a holy canonical book," says a devout Jew, about. the end of the first century A. D., "for the whole world is not worth the day on which the Song was given to Israel. For all the writings are holy, but the Song of Songs is a holy of holies."

Henceforward this idea of the incomparable value of the book continued to be the only prevailing one amongst the Jews, and thus it passed over also into the Christian Church.

One result of the allegorical interpretation was the introduction of the liturgical use of the Song into the Jewish church.

The Song of Songs --- Canticles, along with Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, and Esther, made up the five "rolls" which were read to the congregation in the earliest times.

There was a Jewish regulation that no one

 

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