Song of Solomon 6
Others1 Where has your beloved gone,
O amost beautiful among women?
Where has your beloved turned,
that we may seek him with you?
Together in the Garden of Love
She2 My beloved has gone down to his bgarden
to cthe beds of spices,
to dgraze ▼
▼Or to pasture his flock; also verse 3in the gardens
and to gather flilies.
3 gI am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine;
he grazes among the lilies.
Solomon and His Bride Delight in Each Other
He4 You are beautiful as hTirzah, imy love,
jlovely as kJerusalem,
lawesome as an army with banners.
5Turn away your eyes from me,
for they overwhelm me—
mYour hair is like a flock of goats
leaping down the slopes of Gilead.
6 nYour teeth are like a flock of ewes
that have come up from the washing;
all of them bear twins;
not one among them has lost its young.
7 oYour cheeks are like halves of a pomegranate
behind your veil.
8There are psixty qqueens and eighty rconcubines,
and svirgins without number.
9My tdove, my uperfect one, is the only one,
the only one of her mother,
pure to vher who bore her.
wThe young women saw her and called her blessed;
xthe queens and yconcubines also, and they praised her.
10 z“Who is this who looks down like the dawn,
beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun,
aaawesome as an army with banners?”
She11 I went down to the nut orchard
to look at abthe blossoms of the valley,
acto see whether the vines had budded,
whether the pomegranates were in bloom.
12 adBefore I was aware, my desire set me
among aethe chariots of my kinsman, a prince. ▼
▼Or chariots of Ammi-Nadib
▼Ch 7:1 in HebrewReturn, return, O ahShulammite,
return, return, that we may look upon you.
HeWhy should you look upon aithe Shulammite,
as upon aja dance before aktwo armies? ▼
▼Or dance of Mahanaim
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