Song of Songs 7:4

Your neck is as a tower of ivory; your eyes like the pools of Heshbon, by the gate of Bathrabbim: your nose is as the tower of Lebanon which looks toward Damascus.
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Aquinas Study Bible

AD 2017
nose is like a tower of Lebanon: By the nose, also, we discern between odours and stenches. What, then, is signified by the nose of the Church but the foreseeing discernment of Saints? It is also said to be like to the tower that is in Lebanon, because their discerning foresight is so set on a height as to see the struggles of temptations even before they come, and to stand fortified against them when they do come. (St. Gregory the Great) overlooking Damascus: which was a city of the Syrians who frequently were enemies of the Jews. (Nicholas of Lyra) By Damascus is signified the whole multitude of demons, or evil men. (St. Bede)

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Ivory. Preachers communicate the sentiments of the Church, (Calmet) which prevails against the gates of hell. (Cassiodorus)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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