“Then Israel sang this song: “Spring up, O well!—Sing to it!—”
Sang H7891: strolling minstrelsy; singing women; identical with H7788: travel about as a harlot or merchant.
“Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women went out after her with tambourines and dancing. And Miriam sang to (H6030) them: ‘Sing to (H7891) the Lord, for he has triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider he has thrown into the sea.’”
(She paid attention and responded (H6030) to the people, but only sang (H7891) to the LORD.)
“And the LORD said: ‘Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men, therefore, behold, I will again do wonderful things with this people, with wonder upon wonder; and the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the discernment of their discerning men shall be hidden.’”
“Oh sing to the LORD a new song; sing to the LORD, all the earth! Sing to the LORD, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples!”
“What then? Only that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is proclaimed, and in that I rejoice. Yes, and I will rejoice,”
O well! H875: a pit; a well; from H874: to dig; to engrave; to explain; declare; make plain.
“My son, if you receive my words and treasure up my commandments with you, making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding; yes, if you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding, if you seek it like silver and search for it as for hidden treasures, then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.”
“For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.”
“But when Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and found there a well of spring water, the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac’s herdsmen, saying, ‘The water is ours.’ So he called the name of the well Esek, because they contended with him. Then they dug another well, and they quarreled over that also, so he called its name Sitnah. And he moved from there and dug another well, and they did not quarrel over it. So he called its name Rehoboth, saying, ‘For now the LORD has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.’”
Spring up H5927: to ascend; arise; depart; shoot forth; take away.
“And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know the way to where I am going.”
—Sing to it!— H6030: to eye or to heed; pay attention; to respond; to testify; to give account. From H1043, H1042: house of replies.
Pay attention to the well (God’s spring of water), and respond with your lives!
“Behold, you are beautiful, my love; behold, you are beautiful; your eyes are doves.”
Song of Solomon 1:15
“His eyes are like doves beside streams of water, bathed in milk, sitting beside a full pool.”
Song of Solomon 5:12
“But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers.”