Is it plausible to read the references to Solomon in the Song of Solomon as comparisons of the bridegroom to the “masculine ideal”?
The Song of Solomon mentions the name "Solomon" several times. Is it plausible to understand Solomon to have become a symbol of masculinity (a wise, mighty, powerful womanizer), and read references ...
In Song of Solomon 5:16, the verse in Hebrew transliteration is ""ḥikkōw mamṯaqqîm wəḵullōw maḥămaddîm zeh ḏōwḏî wəzeh rê‘î, bənōwṯ yərūšālim"" where "maḥămaddîm" is translated as "[is] lovely". But ...
Is this a plausible interpretation of this passage?: The Shulammite woman visits her lovers nuts (groin area?) to look for budding and blooming: Son 6:11 She: I went down to the nut orchard to ...