Song of Solomon2:11

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See! The winter

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is past;

the rains

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have disappeared, gone elsewhere.


We have just come through a season of God’s blessings; God’s blessings have come and now we can expect the benefits.



Winters in Israel were not very severe, but there was some snow, some cooler winds from the north, and rains. For this reason it was seen as a time of blessing, in contrast to the hot, dry time of year.


Rain was definitely seen as a direct blessing from God.