The Two Commentaries of Tanchum Yerushalmi- Text and translation
Let us go back to the first meaning concerning the rank of the soul in its involvement in the final part of her divine stages.1 She adjures those from lower ranks than hers not to force her and wake her from intellectual occupation, truthful delight and spiritual enjoyment. She said that from where she is, she cannot truthfully see her lover. Yet, she heard his voice, in spite of the fact he wakened in high mountains; in another words, the intellectual universe. After that, [he will wake] on high hills, incomparable to the mountains height, representing the astronomical universe. 2 Therefore, she said:
Here is the voice of my beloved coming, Leaping on the mountains, bounding on the hills.3
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