Chapter 5

In this chapter we have, I. Christ’s gracious acceptance of the invitation which his church had given him, and the kind visit which he made to her, Song 5:1. II. The account which the spouse gives of her own folly, in putting a slight upon her beloved, and the distress she was in by reason of his withdrawings, Song 5:2-8. III. The enquiry of the daughters of Jerusalem concerning the amiable perfections of her beloved (Song 5:9), and her particular answer to that enquiry, Song 5:10-16. “Unto you that believe he is thus precious.”