“Let me pass through your land. We will not turn aside into field or vineyard. We will not drink the water of a well. We will go by the King’s Highway until we have passed through your territory.”
“Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.”
Let me pass through your land.
Pass H5674: to cross over; to cover (in copulation); alienate; enter; escape.
Land H776: to be firm; the earth; world.
“For while we are still in this tent, we groan, being burdened—not that we would be unclothed, but that we would be further clothed, so that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life.”
2 Corinthians 5:4
“For we are strangers before you and sojourners, as all our fathers were. Our days on the earth are like a shadow, and there is no abiding.”
1 Chronicles 29:15
“Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul.”
1 Peter 2:11
“These all died in faith, not having received the things promised, but having seen them and greeted them from afar, and having acknowledged that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.”
We will not turn aside into field or vineyard.
Turn aside H5186: to stretch or spread out; to bend away; bow down.
Field H7704: to spread out; a flat field; wild.
“And the LORD will make you the head and not the tail, and you shall only go up and not down, if you obey the commandments of the LORD your God, which I command you today, being careful to do them,”
“You shall not go after other gods, the gods of the peoples who are around you—”
“I say to the LORD, ‘You are my LORD; I have no good apart from you.’ As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight. The sorrows of those who run after another god shall multiply; their drink offerings of blood I will not pour out or take their names on my lips.”
Vineyard H3754: a garden or vineyard.
“I made great works. I built houses and planted vineyards for myself.”
“My vineyard, my very own, is before me; you, O Solomon, may have the thousand, and the keepers of the fruit two hundred.”
Song of Solomon 8:12
“I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.”
“Come, my beloved, let us go out into the fields and lodge in the villages; let us go out early to the vineyards and see whether the vines have budded, whether the grape blossoms have opened and the pomegranates are in bloom. There I will give you my love.”
Song of Solomon 7:11-12
We will not drink the water of a well.
Drink H8354: to imbibe; drunk.
Water H4325: juice; urine; wasting water.
Well H875: a pit. From H874: to dig; to engrave; to explain.
“Drink water from your own cistern, flowing water from your own well. Should your springs be scattered abroad, streams of water in the streets?”
“A garden locked is my sister, my bride, a spring locked, a fountain sealed. Your shoots are an orchard of pomegranates with all choicest fruits, henna with nard, nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense, myrrh and aloes, with all choice spices— a garden fountain, a well of living water, and flowing streams from Lebanon.”
Song of Solomon 4:12-15
We will go by the King’s Highway
Go H3212: to walk; carry away; vanish.
King’s H4428: a royal king. From H4427: to reign.
Highway H1870: a road; a course of life or mode of action. From H1869: to tread; to walk; to string a bow.
“Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.’”
“He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?”
“Draw me after you; let us run. The king has brought me into his chambers. We will exult and rejoice in you; we will extol your love more than wine; rightly do they love you.”
Song of Solomon 1:4
“God, the LORD, is my strength; he makes my feet like the deer’s; he makes me tread on my high places. To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments.”
Until we have passed through your territory.
Passed through H5674: to cross over; to cover (in copulation); alienate; enter; escape.
Territory H1366: a cord (as twisted); a boundary; the territory inclosed. From H1379: to twist as a rope; to bound.
“Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.”
“Teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”
“Lift up your heads, O gates! And lift them up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory! Selah”