|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
(Cant. 4:8-12; Hosea 4:13, 14) may denote either husband or wife, but in the Scriptures it denotes only the latter.
Noah Webster's Dictionary
1. (n.) A man or woman engaged or joined in wedlock; a married person, husband or wife.
2. (n.) A married man, in distinct from a spousess or married woman; a bridegroom or husband.
3. (n.) To wed; to espouse.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
spouz (kallah, "bride," "daughter-in-law"): the Revised Version (British and American) gives "bride" for the King James Version "spouse" in Songs 4:8;, and "brides" for "spouses" in Hosea 4:13 (margin "daughters-in-law").
See ESPOUSAL; MARRIAGE; RELATIONSHIPS, FAMILY.
Spouse (7 Occurrences)
Song of Songs 4:7 Thou 'art' all fair, my friend, And a blemish there is not in thee. Come from Lebanon, O spouse, (YLT)
Song of Songs 4:8 Come with me from Lebanon, my spouse, with me from Lebanon: look from the top of Amana, from the top of Shenir and Hermon, from the lions' dens, from the mountains of the leopards. (KJV DBY WBS)
Song of Songs 4:9 Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my spouse; thou hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes, with one chain of thy neck. (KJV DBY WBS YLT)
Song of Songs 4:10 How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is thy love than wine! and the smell of thine ointments than all spices! (KJV DBY WBS YLT)
Song of Songs 4:11 Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon. (KJV DBY WBS YLT)
Song of Songs 4:12 A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed. (KJV DBY WBS YLT)
Song of Songs 5:1 I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk: eat, O friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved. (KJV DBY WBS YLT)