Bridegroom, Spend the Night In Our House Till Dawn (1.169B)
(667 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Sumerian Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Love Poems

Commentary 1

This poem is a monologue by King Shu-Sin’s beloved in which she yearns for him with words of love and expresses her longing for him in requests and wishes. At the conclusion of the song (lines 27–29) there is apparently an invitation to sexual union but in language not adequately clear to us.

Bridegroom, Spend the Night In Our House Till Dawn (1.169B) 2

Subject: Judg 14:18; Ezek 3:3; Pss 19:11; 119:103; Prov 24:13; Cant 4:11; Cant 1:4; Prov 7:17; Prov 23:16; Ps …

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“Bridegroom, Spend the Night In Our House Till Dawn (1.169B)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 25 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_1_169B>



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