Other definition entries containing Song of Solomon 1:7: Papyrus {I.S.B.E.} Song of Solomon 1:7 in all English translations. How beautiful are your feet in sandals,O prince’s daughter!The curves of your thighs are like jewels,The work of the hands of a skillful workman.Your navel is a rounded goblet;It lacks no blended beverage.Your waist is a heap of wheatSet about with lilies.Your two breasts are like two fawns,Twins of a gazelle. One that turneth aside; or, a wanderer, or vagabond, like a neglected and forlorn creature, exposed both to censure and danger, from both which it belongs to thee, my Husband, to protect and save me. The entreating request, indica quaeso mihi ubi pascis, reminds one of Genesis 37:16, where, however, ubi is expressed by איפה, while here by איכה, which in this sense is hap leg For ubi equals איפה, is otherwise denoted only by איכה (איכו), 2 Kings 6:13, and usually איּה, North Palest., by Hosea אהי. Let the king bring me into his chambers. 2013. Bible Gateway Recommends. King James Version 1 The song of songs, which is Solomon's. I have written a separate print commentary on it moving through the panorama of symbolism and revealing the intricate literary structure. Tell me, &c. — Notwithstanding all these discouragements and afflictions, which I suffer for thy sake, and for my love to thee. שׁלּמה , occurring only here, signifies nam cur , but is according to the sense = ut ne , like למּה אשׁר , Daniel 1:10 (cf. Song of Solomon 6-7. rab'a is the name for the encampment of shepherds. Those that do so, may come to him boldly, and may humbly plead with him. Or, "tell me how thou feedest"F6איבה תרעה "quomodo pascas?" If you know not, O fairest among women, go your way by the footsteps of the flock, and feed your young goats beside the shepherds" tents." My soul loveth - more intense than "the virgins" and "the upright love thee" (Song of Solomon 1:3-4; Matthew 22:37). expresses action, not passivity. §530. Used by Permission. The author of the Song probably lived about the same time as King Solomon. God is jealous, Exodus xxxiv. But we must not stop here. (b) Please pray for me, saith Luther to a friend of his that feared how it would fare with him when he was to appear at Augsburg before the cardinal; pray for me to Jesus Christ, whose the cause is, that he would stand by me: for if he carry the day, I shall do well enough; as, if I miscarry, he alone will undergo the blame and shame of it. Song of Solomon 1:7. The entreaty "O tell me" appears certainly to require (cf. John Trapp Complete Commentary. It is at all events the part. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfb/song-of-solomon-1.html. It is thereby supposed that the companions of her only beloved among the shepherds might not treat that which to her is holy with a holy reserve, - a thought to which Hattendorff has given delicate expression in his exposition of the Song, 1867. How beautiful are your feet in sandals, O prince’s daughter: This begins another extended description of the maiden’s beauty. John Trapp Complete Commentary. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/song-of-solomon-1.html. Song of Solomon 1:7 Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest [thy flock] to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks of thy companions? Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. By, or about, or towards, as this particle is elsewhere used, the flocks of thy companions; the assemblies of corrupt and false teachers and worshippers, by which I am like to be insnared, if thou dost forsake me. But what doth thee Church say to Jesus? Most kings did have large flocks of royal sheep and would sometimes no doubt, especially as young men, be found living in tents and ‘tending’ them along with their ‘companions’, as well as their under-shepherds. In themselves כה and כה , which with אי preceding, are stamped as interrog. Why should I have fellowship with thy pretended fellows, and so incur the suspicion of dishonesty. "Commentary on Song of Solomon 1:7". "Commentary on Song of Solomon 1:7". Where thou feedest.] Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible Song of Solomon 1:7. THE YOUNG WOMEN now call to the maiden in her thoughts, in what is probably ironic advice. Jeremiah 12:7). act . thy flock . No wonder the young women love you! Genesis 37:19) the presence of one to whom she addresses herself. If you want food you will go where it is to be obtained; if you want rest you will go where it is to be obtained. If Solomon were present, it would be difficult to understand this entreating call. BibliographyGill, John. ; the manner of it, and with what; which he does by his ministers, word, and ordinances; with himself, the bread of life; with the doctrines and promises of the Gospel, and with the discoveries of his love; where thou makest thy flocks to rest at noon, either at the noon of temptation, when Satan's fiery darts fly thick and fast; when Christ is a shadow and shelter in his person, grace, blood, righteousness, and sacrifice, Isaiah 25:4; or the noon of affliction, when he makes their bed in it, and gives them rest from adversity; or the noon of persecution, when Christ leads his flocks to cooling shades, and gives them rest in himself, when troubled by others: the allusion, is to shepherds, in hot countries, leading their flocks to some shady place, where they may be sheltered from the scorching heat of the sun; which, as Virgil saysF7"Inde, ubi quarta sitim coeli collegetit hora", Virgil. Communion in private must go along with public following of Him. BibliographyTorrey, R. A. (n) The spouse feeling her fault flees to her husband only for comfort. 1828. forte euphone., is, with the single exception of Job 7:20, always milra, while with the Dag. 1905. fem . She considers him under one of his precious characters, as the great Shepherd of his fold, the Church; and viewing herself as his property, both by the Father's gift, his own purchase, and the conquests of his grace by his Holy Spirit, she earnestly desires that he would tell her where it was that he fed his flock, and where he caused it to rest at noon. BibliographyWesley, John. For why should I be . For she does not want to be wandering around the different encampments of his fellow-shepherds, veiled against their gaze while looking for him, in the meanwhile being mistaken for a loose woman. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rbc/song-of-solomon-1.html. It is at all events the part. "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". John 10:16-18; Ps 23; Eze 34. They are probably jealous of her. . The sins of God’s elect turn to their good - Venenum aliquando pro remedio fuit, saith Seneca, (a) poison is by art turned into a medicine - make them cry more upon Christ, love him more with all their soul, desire more earnestly to be joined unto him, use all holy means of attaining thereunto; and that with such affection, that when others are at their rest or repast, the Christian can neither eat nor rest, unless he be with Christ. If. no. (g) "Inde, ubi quarta sitim coeli collegetit hora", Virgil. She twice sends him away. Do you know him, of going in and out before you in the pastures of his holy word, in the ordinances of worship, and in the gracious services of his house of prayer? Their need affords the opportunity for the display of his grace; and his own love is the sole motive of all his mercy and tenderness towards them. If Solomon were present, it would be difficult to understand this entreating call. In the imagery here the woman speaks of desperately searching for her beloved at night. in a sense analogous to hic, ecce, κεῖνος, and the like; the local, temporal, polite sense rests only on a conventional usus loq., Bttch. "If thou destroy this people, what will the Egyptians say?" This Book of Canticles is a kind of pastoral, a song of a beloved concerning a beloved. 1 John 1:3. of condensation) is the proper word for the lying down of a four-footed animal: complicatis pedibus procumbere ( cubare ); Hiph . A few of the more striking particulars must be sufficient. One writer in the third century wrote a ten-volume commentary on Song of Solomon, telling how the book describes God’s love for Christians.” (Estes) Trapp expresses this perspective: “The chief speakers are not Solomon and the Shulamite… but Christ and his Church.” iii. There is another point to be considered in this delightful verse; and that is the question of the Church: Where Jesus feeds, and where he causeth his flock to rest at noon? Together in the Garden of Love. But what does כּעטיה mean? 6. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/song-of-solomon-1.html. Reader! For it must be minded, as that which will be useful to explain really difficulties in this book, that the church in this book is sometimes considered, and speaketh, or is spoken of, as one entire body, and sometimes with respect unto and in the name of her particular members, and that promiscuously; and in which of these capacities each place is to be understood is left to the prudent and diligent reader to gather out of the words and context. They shall never perish, nor any pluck them out of his hand; because his Father gave them, who is greater than all, and none can pluck them out of his Father's hand. They will naturally seek their mothers. Solomon’s Song of Songs. This is not appropriate in their culture and time period. Study the bible online using commentary on Song of Solomon 1 and more! She feels estranged even among Christ‘s true servants, answering to “thy companions” (Luke 22:28), so long as she has not Himself present. So Virgil: -, Forte sub arguta consederat ilice Daphnis. 8. Song of Solomon 1:6 : Song of Solomon 1:8 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. Psalms 119:176. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/song-of-solomon-1.html. "Commentary on Song of Solomon 1:7". BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. The fourfold repetition of 'whom my soul loves' (cf. thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. of condensation) is the proper word for the lying down of a four-footed animal: complicatis pedibus procumbere (cubare); Hiph. This is the request of particular believers. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/song-of-solomon-1.html. And be assured that if you come to the shepherds" tents with a prayerful spirit and a hungry soul, begging of God to open your heart to receive the word with power, and to crown it with his blessing, sooner or later you will find food and rest. "Commentary on Song of Solomon 1:7". And if we take into our consideration what is evidently implied in feeding, we shall discover that it intends everything necessary to be done for the welfare of his flock. Communion in private must go along with public following of Him. 1599-1645. my soul loveth — more intense than “the virgins” and “the upright love thee” (Song of Solomon 1:3, Song of Solomon 1:4; Matthew 22:37). “Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, Where you feed your flock, Where you make it to rest at noon, For why should I be as one who is veiled, Beside the flocks of your companions?”. Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest thy flock, where thou makest it to rest at noon: for why should I he as one that is veiled beside the flock of thy companions? For why should I be as one that turneth aside, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Joseph Benson's Commentary of the Old and New Testaments, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Commentary by J.C.Philpot on select texts of the Bible, "Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, where you feed, where you make your flock to rest at noon—for why should I be as one that turns aside by the flocks of your companions? She Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth— for your love is more delightful than wine. See that fine one composed by Milton, called Comus. She. And do observe further, that the soul may be going out in the most earnest desires after Jesus, when, as in the instance of the Church here, the soul may be at a loss where to find her Beloved. So that this act of Christ is perpetual. Ver. They are a part of God’s plan for his people. At noon; in the heat of the day, when the shepherds in those hot countries used to carry their flocks into shady places; whereby he means the time of hot persecution, when it is hard to find and discover the true church, partly because she is deformed by it, and partly because she is obscured and driven into the wilderness, as is said, Revelation 12:14. Sexual feelings are accepted and affirmed. Reader! 1:7), and the repeated emphasis on the theme of seeking/finding bind these verses together" (The Song of Songs, Hermeneia Commentaries, p. 146, note on 3:1-5). BibliographyPhilpot, Joseph Charles. . 1832. As for the meaning, instar errabundae (Syr., Symm., Jerome, Venet., Luther) recommends itself; but עטה must then, unless we wish directly to adopt the reading כּטעיה (Böttch. There can be no ground for fear of a condemnation from God the Father; while my soul stands clothed and justified before him in the appointed and approved righteousness of God the Son. Rest - Or, lie down; a term properly used of the couching of four-footed animals: "thy flock" is here therefore easily understood. thy flock . Do we have the same urgency in seeking Him Whom our soul loves as this young maiden had as she sought for her beloved? Where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon — In the heat of the day, when the shepherds, in those hot countries, used to lead their flocks into shady places. (7) Where thou feedest . l. 3. v. 327. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". These she calls Christ’s companions, because they profess the name of Christ, and their conjunction with him in God’s worship. (i) So Stockius, p. 302. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tcc/song-of-solomon-1.html. This is the request of particular believers. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". And also under the noon of persecution, the noon of temptation, the noon of affliction, or any other season of trial, like the scorching heat of a sultry day, in a dry and barren land, where no water is; there Jesus hath his resting places, and deeply exercised souls may find a sweet resting place in him, through the everlasting covenant love, and faithfulness of the Father; the justifying blood and righteousness of the Lord Jesus Christ; and the powerful efficacy, strength, and aid of God the Holy Ghost. Compulerantque greges Corydon et Thyrsis in unum: Thyrsis oves, Corydon distentas lacte capellas; "Beneath a holm repair'd two jolly swains: Their sheep and goats together grazed the plains; Both young Arcadians, both alike inspired, To sing and answer as the song required.". And in the same way today the heart of His true people is called on to continually seek Him in His ‘tent’ (Hebrews 8:1-2), desiring to look at Him with unveiled face so that they may behold His glory and be made like Him as they are in process of being changed from glory into glory (2 Corinthians 3:18; 2 Corinthians 4:6). https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/song-of-solomon-1.html. It is his own grace, not our desert, which becomes the rule of his conduct. xxii. The Song offers no clue to its author or to the date, place, or circumstances of its composition. Being reproached and persecuted by others, I flee to thee, O my only refuge and joy, and beg direction and help from thee; where thou feedest thy flock — Discover to me which is thy true church, and which are those assemblies and people where thou art present. of עטי which is here treated after the manner of the strong verb, the kindred form to the equally possible עטה (from 'âṭaja) and עטיּה. Genesis 38:15), fainting (Gesenius), seem all wide of the mark, since the question only refers to the danger of missing her beloved through ignorance of his whereabouts. man, and the woman whom he loves. feedest = shepherdest. Turn, my beloved — Return to me. The beauty of its language and thought elevate the sexual and physical relationship to a much higher level than does the world. 530. 14. And as if God our Father meant to hold him forth to his people in a yet more endearing point of view, it is remarkable that he is called God's Shepherd. Song of Solomon 8. This is common in all countries, in the summer heats, where shelter can be had. the preciousness of knowing the Redeemer under this endearing character! "Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, where you feed, where you make your flock to rest at noon—for why should I be as one that turns aside by the flocks of your companions? BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". Matthew 18:20. --- Thyself. Feedest - i. e., "Pursuest thy occupation as a shepherd;" so she speaks figuratively of the Son of David. [Isaiah 49:10] See Ezekiel 34:13, John 10:1-2, 1 Peter 5:2, Jeremiah 30:10; Jeremiah 30:13. And it is affirmed of him after his return to glory, that he is the Lamb in the midst of the throne to feed his Church. "E.W. Nehemiah 13:26), or "the dearly beloved of my soul" (cf. Shulamith wishes to know the place where her beloved feeds and rests his flock, that she might not wander about among the flocks of his companions seeking and asking for him. Revelation 7:17. Joseph Benson's Commentary. Indeed, velans , viz., sese , cannot denote one whom consciousness veils, one who is weak or fainting (Gesen. Yet it is through a veil; she sees Him not (Job 23:8, 9). And as the Father's Shepherd, coming in his name, appointed by his authority, all his acts are valid, and his sheep cannot but be eternally secure. The time for encamping is the mid-day, which as the time of the double-light, i.e., the most intense light in its ascending and descending, is called צהרים. However, the non-romantic familial kiss was accepted as an appropriate gesture for the public. how infinitely sweeter is fellowship and communion with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ. . Where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon— In the hot countries, the shepherds and their flocks are always forced to retire to shelter during the burning heats of noon. By the flocks of thy companions — The assemblies of corrupt teachers and worshippers. Isaiah 40:11. it is a precious testimony in the soul, when, like Peter, amidst the numberless circumstances of unworthiness which are in me, I can still say, Lord! Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. by which we may observe, that it is not enough for the seeking soul to know how, and with what sweet and suitable food the Great Shepherd supplies the necessities of his flock, but where the seeking soul is to come. This verse contains a fine apostrophe, and strongly marks the affection of the bride. General Remarks. Oh! Her request is thus directed toward the absent one, as is proved by Song of Solomon 1:8. This does not express the sense of the original: from the different pastures in which they had been accustomed to feed their flocks, they drove their sheep and goats together for the purpose mentioned in the pastoral; and, in course, returned to their respective pasturages, when their business was over. it is milel, and as a rule, only when the following word begins with הע '' א carries forward the tone to the ult . Psalms 80:1. Being reproached and persecuted by others, I flee to thee, O my only refuge and joy, and I beg direction and help from thee. 1857. 1871-8. Until the day-break — Until the morning of that blessed day of the general resurrection, when all the shadows, not only of ignorance, and sin, and calamity, but even of all ordinances, and outward administrations, shall cease. the flock of slaughter? Go to, "Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, Where do you pasture your flock, Where do you make it lie down at noon? I have written of the Song at some length elsewhere on this website, so for the sake of space, I’ll refer readers to that commentary. be really one, the particle as being here a note of truth, as it is in many other places. But it has been found somewhat difficult to assign a meaning to a literal translation. She hears His voice, and addresses none but Himself. ), have been transposed from טעה ( תעה ), which must have been assumed if עטה , in the usual sense of velar e (cf. Retail: $29.99. "Commentary on Song of Solomon 1:7". It is possible that Solomon himself wrote the Song. rab'a is the name for the encampment of shepherds. For example, the respected commentator Matthew Henry (1662-1714) states that the Song of Solomon "is an allegory" and goes on to add "that after the title of the book (Song of Solomon 1:1) we have Christ and His church, Christ and a believer, expressing their esteem for each other." The opposite spirit to 1Co 3:4. thou feedest; that is his flock, like a shepherd: for this phrase supposes him to be a shepherd, as he is, of God's choosing, appointing, and setting up, the chief, the good, the great, and only Shepherd of the sheep; and that he has a flock to feed, which is but one, and a little one, is his property, given him by God, purchased by his blood, called a flock of slaughter, and yet a beautiful one, he has undertook to feed; and feeding it includes the whole business of a shepherd, in leading the sheep into pastures, protecting them from all enemies, restoring them when wandering, healing their diseases, watching over them in the night seasons, and making all necessary provisions for them. fem. He who is ignorant of himself, must be so likewise of God, (Calmet) and will be sentenced to feed goats. Song of Solomon 2:10-13; 8:6-7. do you seek with the Church to the Great Shepherd for this resting place? command the blessing, even life for evermore. "Commentary on Song of Solomon 1:7". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". "Commentary on Song of Solomon 1:7". Yet it is through a veil; she sees Him not (Job 23:8-9). "Commentary on Song of Solomon 1:7". BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. Why should I be as one that turneth aside? There, in Jesus's finished work, the righteous might dispute with him; so should I be delivered forever from my Judge. See Zechariah 13:7. King James Study Bible, Second Edition, Hardcover. "Peter Pett's Commentary on the Bible ". But these things go together. In themselves כה and כה, which with אי preceding, are stamped as interrog. "Commentary on Song of Solomon 1:7". Where causest thou it (thy flock) to lie down at noon? Christ comforts his Church. Tigurine version; so the Syriac version and Jarchi; see Ainsworth. And if the Reader hath not been much accustomed to consider Jesus under this character and office, I shall rejoice, if the reference to him, which the Church makes in this most interesting point of view, should call up his attention. Martial, 9:32) one who muffles herself up, because by such affected apparent modesty she wishes to make herself known as a Hierodoule or harlot. ad Eustoc.) a. Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest. 1859. They love each other deeply, and later, they marry. No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Song of Solomon 1:7. She wishes to know where he feeds, viz., his flock, where he causes it (viz., his flock) to lie down at mid-day. The vocat., “O thou whom my soul loveth,” is connected with אתּה , which lies hid in הגּידה (“inform thou”). ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. ), have been transposed from טעה (תעה), which must have been assumed if עטה, in the usual sense of velare (cf. Song of Solomon 1:1 contains the title of the book: literally, A song of the songs (Heb., Shîr hashîrîm), which to Solomon, i.e., of which Solomon is author. We too may want to know where we can find Him. One that turneth aside - As a wanderer; one who, not knowing where to find her companions, wanders fruitlessly in seeking them. As one that turneth aside - Or, goeth astray like an outcast. This איכה elsewhere means quomodo, and is the key-word of the Kîna, as איך is of the Mashal (the satire); the Song uses for it, in common with the Book of Esther, איככה. 1854-1889. Nehemiah 13:26), or “the dearly beloved of my soul” (cf. Communion in private must go along with public following of Him. Which had been detained at home. If now we had to conceive of Solomon as present from the beginning of the scene, then here in Song of Solomon 1:7 would Shulamith say that she would gladly be alone with him, far away from so many who are looking on her with open eyes; and, indeed, in some country place where alone she feels at home. BibliographyClarke, Adam. Song of Solomon 2:17. For why should I be like one who veils herself Beside the flocks of your companions? The message of this book is different from what some may think. — Or a wanderer, or vagabond; like a neglected and forlorn creature, exposed both to censure and danger. Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. ", Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible. The sheep of Christ, who are the objects of his care, can best describe what is implied in this one feature of their Lord's love towards them. Makest ... to rest - distinct from "feedest:" periods of rest are vouchsafed after labour (Isaiah 4:6). Whereby he means the time of persecution, when it is hard to discover the true church, because she is deformed by it, and because she is obscured and driven into the wilderness. The question that we must therefore ask ourselves is this. Commentary by J.C.Philpot on select texts of the Bible. Christians must "abstain from all appearance of evil," [1 Thessalonians 5:23] shun and be shy of the very shows and shadows of sin, Quicquid fuerit male coloratum, as Bernard hath it, whatsoever looks but ill favouredly; "providing for things honest, not only in the sight of the Lord, but in the sight of men; and avoiding this, that no man should blame us," [2 Corinthians 8:20-21] avoiding it, στελλομενοι, as shipmen shuns a rock or shelf, with utmost care and circumspection. turneth aside—rather one veiled, that is, as a harlot, not His true bride (Ge 38:15), [Gesenius]; or as a mourner (2Sa 15:30), [Weiss]; or as one unknown [Maurer]. 7 O tell me, thou whom my soul loveth: where feedest thou? One that turneth aside is rendered by Houbigant and the New Translation, a wanderer. (Menochius) --- But the very insinuation, which she had made, causes him to give her this sort of rebuke. עטף), did not afford an appropriate signification. In the next place, we may observe the unanswerable strength of the arguments the Church makes use of to prevail with Jesus. Lex. 1. water. Have you yourself experienced the tenderness of your Shepherd? But beside the character of Jesus as a Shepherd, We must notice the office also belonging to our dear Lord, of feeding. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jcp/song-of-solomon-1.html. But, on the other hand, the entreaty only asks that he should let her know where he is; she longs to know where his occupation detains him, that she may go out and seek him. The bride, having first enjoyed communion with him in the pavilion, is willing to follow Him into labors and dangers; arising from all absorbing love (Luke 14:26); this distinguishes her from the formalist (John 10:27; Revelation 14:4). But he is not present, as is manifest from this, that she is not answered by him, but by the daughters of Jerusalem. But if we are really His we should know where we can find Him, for He is in our hearts (Ephesians 3:17-19), and nearer than hands and feet, and we know that we can approach Him constantly in prayer in the inner room (Matthew 6:6), and that where two or three gather in His Name He is there among us (Matthew 18..20). The verb רבץ (R. רב , with the root signif. Copyright StatementThese files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. makest … to rest—distinct from "feedest"; periods of rest are vouchsafed after labor (Isa 4:6; 49:10; Eze 34:13-15). 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