6:1ו׳:א׳
1 א

אָנָה הָלַךְ דּוֹדֵךְ. מְאַנִּים וּמְקַנְטְרִים הָאֻמּוֹת אֶת יִשְׂרָאֵל, "אָנָה הָלַךְ דּוֹדֵךְ? לָמָּה הִנִּיחַ אוֹתָךְ עֲזוּבָה אַלְמָנָה"?

Where has your beloved gone. The nations taunt and provoke Yisroel, “Where has your Beloved gone?” Why has He left you abandoned like a widow?1Alternatively, where has He gone? (Gra)

2 ב

אָנָה פָּנָה דוֹדֵךְ. כְּשֶׁחָזַר וְהִשְׁרָה רוּחוֹ עַל כֹּרֶשׁ, וְנָתַן רְשׁוּת לִבְנוֹת הַבַּיִת, וְהִתְחִילוּ לִבְנוֹת, בָּאוּ וְאָמְרוּ לָהֶם: "אָנָה פָּנָה דוֹדֵךְ?" אִם חוֹזֵר הוּא אֵלַיִךְ נְבַקְּשֶׁנּוּ עִמָּךְ, כְּעִנְיָן שֶׁנֶּאֱמַר, "וַיִּשְׁמְעוּ צָרֵי יְהוּדָה וּבִנְיָמִן כִּי בְנֵי הַגּוֹלָה בוֹנִים הֵיכָל וגו' וַיִּגְּשׁוּ אֶל זְרֻבָּבֶל וגו' 'נִבְנֶה עִמָּכֶם כִּי כָכֶם נִדְרוֹשׁ לֵאלֹהֵיכֶם וגו'". וְכַוָּנָתָם לְרָעָה, כְּדֵי לְהַשְׁבִּיתָם מִן הַמְּלָאכָה. וְהֵם מְשִׁיבִים:

Where has your beloved turned. When He returned and rested His Spirit upon Coresh, and he granted permission to build the Beis Hamikdosh, and they began to build, they [the nations] came and said to them, “Where has your Beloved turned?”2Alternatively, what does He occupy Himself with now? (Gra) If He is returning to you, we will seek Him with you, as the matter is stated, “Now the adversaries of Yehudah and Binyamin heard that the people of the exile were building a Temple, etc. And they approached Zerubavel, etc., ‘Let us build with you, for, like you, we seek your God, etc.”3Ezra 4:1-2. But their intention was sinister, [and] in order to stop them from the work. And they replied—