King James Bible
with Catholic Commentary by George Leo Haydock

Song of Solomon 1

The title. (1) The church confesses her deformity. (2-6) The church beseeches Christ to lead her to the resting-place of his people. (7,8) Christ’s commendation of the church, Her esteem for Him. (9-17)

Song of Solomon 2

The mutual love of Christ and his church. (1-7) The hope and calling of the church. (8-13) Christ’s care of the church, Her faith and hope. (14-17)

Song of Solomon 3

The trials of the church by the withdrawing of Christ. (1-5) The excellences of the church, The care of Christ for her. (6-11)

Song of Solomon 4

Christ sets forth the graces of the church. (1-7) Christ’s love to the church. (8-15) The church desires further influences of Divine grace. (16)

Song of Solomon 5

Christ’s answer. (1) The disappointments of the church from her own folly. (2-8) The excellences of Christ. (9-16)

Song of Solomon 6

Inquiry where Christ must be sought. (1) Where Christ may be found. (2,3) Christ’s commendations of the church. (4-10) The work of grace in the believer. (11-13)

Song of Solomon 7

The graces of the church. (1-9) The delight of the church in Christ. (10-13)

Song of Solomon 8

Desire for communion with Christ. (1-4) The vehemence of this desire. (5-7) The church pleads for others. (8-12) And prays for Christ’s coming. (13,14)