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Song of Solomon 8.11–14

By Don Ruhl

Love’s Gift – Song of Solomon 8.11–12

Solomon had a vineyard at Baal Hamon;
He leased the vineyard to keepers;
Everyone was to bring for its fruit
A thousand silver coins.
My own vineyard is before me.
You, O Solomon, may have a thousand,
And those who tend its fruit two hundred.
(Song 8.11–12)

Solomon rented out a vineyard for 1000 pieces of silver annually. Whatever the workers earned above that figure, they kept.

The Shulamite was like a vineyard that was freely available to Continue reading