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Song of Solomon

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abundant
1 use
5:1 I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk: eat, O friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved.†
abundantly = with great quantity
DefinitionGenerally abundant means:
present in great quantity
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Book1 use
Library9 uses in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 5
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cleave
1 use
1  —1 use as in:
cleave through
2:14 O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.†
clefts = splits or cracks
DefinitionGenerally this sense of cleave means:
to split something — especially with violent force

or:

to cut through something
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Book1 use
Library6 uses in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 2
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comely
5 uses
1:5 I am black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon.†
comely = attractive
DefinitionGenerally comely means:
attractive — especially of a woman
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Book5 uses
Library1 use in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 1
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countenance
1 use
1  —1 use as in:
a pleasant countenance
...let me see thy countenance... (2:14)
countenance = face
DefinitionGenerally this sense of countenance means:
facial expression; or face; or composure or manner
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Book1 use
Library2 uses in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 2
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despise
1 use
8:1 O that thou wert as my brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother! when I should find thee without, I would kiss thee; yea, I should not be despised.†
despised = disliked strongly and looked down upon
DefinitionGenerally despise means:
to dislike strongly and to look down upon with disrespect
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Book1 use
Library14 uses in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 8
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flourish
1 use
1  —1 use as in:
the business is flourishing
...to see whether the vine flourished... (6:11)
flourished = thrived
DefinitionGenerally this sense of flourish means:
to thrive (grow or develop well)
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Book1 use
Library6 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 2000
1st useChapter 6
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frankincense
3 uses
3:6 Who is this that cometh out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all powders of the merchant?†
frankincense = an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation
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Book3 uses
Library1 use in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 3
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Jerusalem
8 uses
1:5 I am black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon.†
Jerusalem = capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel; a holy city for Jews, Christians and Muslims
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Book8 uses
Library3 uses in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 1
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ravish
2 uses
4:9 Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my spouse; thou hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes, with one chain of thy neck.†
ravished = raped, overwhelmed or plundered
DefinitionGenerally this sense of ravish means:
to rape, overwhelm or plunder
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Book2 uses
Library1 use in 10 avg bks
1st useChapter 4
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therefore
1 use
1:3 Because of the savour of thy good ointments thy name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love thee.†
therefore = for that reason
DefinitionGenerally therefore means:
for that reason (what follows is so because of what was just said)
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Book1 use
Library24 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 1000
1st useChapter 1
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utter
1 use
1  —1 use as in:
utter stupidity
8:7 Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it: if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would utterly be contemned.†
utterly = completely or totally
DefinitionGenerally this sense of utter means:
complete or total (used as an intensifier—typically when stressing how bad something is)
Word Statistics
Book1 use
Library26 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 500
1st useChapter 8
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