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 Song of Solomon 1:1 - 8:14
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   Book of Song of Solomon
   Chapter 1  - Click for Chapter Audio
1:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The song of songs, which is Solomon's.
 
1:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth: for thy love is better than wine.
 
1:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Because of the savour of thy good ointments thy name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love thee.
 
1:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Draw me, we will run after thee: the king hath brought me into his chambers: we will be glad and rejoice in thee, we will remember thy love more than wine: the upright F1 love thee.
 
1:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I am black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon.
 
1:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Look not upon me, because I am black, because the sun hath looked upon me: my mother's children were angry with me; they made me the keeper of the vineyards; but mine own vineyard have I not kept.
 
1:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks of thy companions?
 
1:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed thy kids beside the shepherds' tents.
 
1:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I have compared thee, O my love, to a company of horses in Pharaoh's chariots.
 
1:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Thy cheeks are comely with rows of jewels, thy neck with chains of gold.
 
1:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
We will make thee borders of gold with studs of silver.
 
1:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
While the king sitteth at his table, my spikenard sendeth forth the smell thereof.
 
1:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
A bundle of myrrh is my wellbeloved unto me; he shall lie all night betwixt my breasts.
 
1:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
My beloved is unto me as a cluster of camphire F2 in the vineyards of Engedi.
 
1:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Behold, thou art fair, my love; F3 behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves' eyes.
 
1:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Behold, thou art fair, my beloved, yea, pleasant: also our bed is green.
 
1:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The beams of our house are cedar, and our rafters F4 of fir.
 
   Chapter 2  - Click for Chapter Audio
2:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys.
 
2:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.
 
2:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat F5 down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.
 
2:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He brought me to the banqueting F6 house, and his banner over me was love.
 
2:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Stay me with flagons, comfort F7 me with apples: for I am sick of love.
 
2:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
His left hand is under my head, and his right hand doth embrace me.
 
2:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I charge F8 you, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, by the roes, and by the hinds of the field, that ye stir not up, nor awake my love, till he please.
 
2:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The voice of my beloved! behold, he cometh leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills.
 
2:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
My beloved is like a roe or a young hart: behold, he standeth behind our wall, he looketh forth at the windows, shewing F9 himself through the lattice.
 
2:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
My beloved spake, and said unto me, Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away.
 
2:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone;
 
2:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land;
 
2:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The fig tree putteth forth her green figs, and the vines with the tender grape give a good smell. Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away.
 
2:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.
 
2:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes.
 
2:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
My beloved is mine, and I am his: he feedeth among the lilies.
 
2:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, turn, my beloved, and be thou like a roe or a young hart upon the mountains of Bether. F10
 
   Chapter 3  - Click for Chapter Audio
3:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.
 
3:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I will rise now, and go about the city in the streets, and in the broad ways I will seek him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.
 
3:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The watchmen that go about the city found me: to whom I said, Saw ye him whom my soul loveth?
 
3:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
It was but a little that I passed from them, but I found him whom my soul loveth: I held him, and would not let him go, until I had brought him into my mother's house, and into the chamber of her that conceived me.
 
3:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I charge you, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, by the roes, and by the hinds of the field, that ye stir not up, nor awake my love, till he please.
 
3:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Who is this that cometh out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, with all powders of the merchant?
 
3:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Behold his bed, which is Solomon's; threescore valiant men are about it, of the valiant of Israel.
 
3:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
They all hold swords, being expert in war: every man hath his sword upon his thigh because of fear in the night.
 
3:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
King Solomon made himself a chariot F11 of the wood of Lebanon.
 
3:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He made the pillars thereof of silver, the bottom thereof of gold, the covering of it of purple, the midst thereof being paved with love, for the daughters of Jerusalem.
 
3:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Go forth, O ye daughters of Zion, and behold king Solomon with the crown wherewith his mother crowned him in the day of his espousals, and in the day of the gladness of his heart.
 
   Chapter 4  - Click for Chapter Audio
4:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves' eyes within thy locks: thy hair is as a flock of goats, that appear from mount Gilead.
 
4:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Thy teeth are like a flock of sheep that are even shorn, which came up from the washing; whereof every one bear twins, and none is barren among them.
 
4:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Thy lips are like a thread of scarlet, and thy speech is comely: thy temples are like a piece of a pomegranate within thy locks.
 
4:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Thy neck is like the tower of David builded for an armoury, whereon there hang a thousand bucklers, all shields of mighty men.
 
4:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Thy two breasts are like two young roes that are twins, which feed among the lilies.
 
4:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Until the day break, F12 and the shadows flee away, I will get me to the mountain of myrrh, and to the hill of frankincense.
 
4:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Thou art all fair, my love; there is no spot in thee.
 
4:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
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.
 
4:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
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.
 
4:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
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!
 
4:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
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.
 
4:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
A garden inclosed F13 is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.
 
4:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Thy plants are an orchard of pomegranates, with pleasant fruits; camphire, F14 with spikenard,
 
4:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices:
 
4:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
A fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon.
 
4:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat his pleasant fruits.
 
   Chapter 5  - Click for Chapter Audio
5:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
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, F15 O beloved.
 
5:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night.
 
5:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I have put off my coat; how shall I put it on? I have washed my feet; how shall I defile them?
 
5:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
My beloved put in his hand by the hole of the door, and my bowels were moved for him. F16
 
5:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I rose up to open to my beloved; and my hands dropped with myrrh, and my fingers with sweet smelling myrrh, upon the handles of the lock.
 
5:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone: my soul failed when he spake: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.
 
5:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The watchmen that went about the city found me, they smote me, they wounded me; the keepers of the walls took away my veil from me.
 
5:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if ye find my beloved, that ye tell him, that I am sick of love.
 
5:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
What is thy beloved more than another beloved, O thou fairest among women? what is thy beloved more than another beloved, that thou dost so charge us?
 
5:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
My beloved is white and ruddy, the chiefest F17 among ten thousand.
 
5:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
His head is as the most fine gold, his locks are bushy, F18 and black as a raven.
 
5:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
His eyes are as the eyes of doves by the rivers of waters, washed with milk, and fitly set.
 
5:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
His cheeks are as a bed of spices, as sweet flowers: F19 his lips like lilies, dropping sweet smelling myrrh.
 
5:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
His hands are as gold rings set with the beryl: his belly is as bright ivory overlaid with sapphires.
 
5:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
His legs are as pillars of marble, set upon sockets of fine gold: his countenance is as Lebanon, excellent as the cedars.
 
5:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
His mouth F20 is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.
 
   Chapter 6  - Click for Chapter Audio
6:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Whither is thy beloved gone, O thou fairest among women? whither is thy beloved turned aside? that we may seek him with thee.
 
6:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies.
 
6:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine: he feedeth among the lilies.
 
6:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Thou art beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah, comely as Jerusalem, terrible as an army with banners.
 
6:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Turn away thine eyes from me, for they have overcome F21 me: thy hair is as a flock of goats that appear from Gilead.
 
6:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Thy teeth are as a flock of sheep which go up from the washing, whereof every one beareth twins, and there is not one barren among them.
 
6:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
As a piece of a pomegranate are thy temples within thy locks.
 
6:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There are threescore queens, and fourscore concubines, and virgins without number.
 
6:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
My dove, my undefiled is but one; she is the only one of her mother, she is the choice one of her that bare her. The daughters saw her, and blessed her; yea, the queens and the concubines, and they praised her.
 
6:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Who is she that looketh forth as the morning, fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and terrible as an army with banners?
 
6:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I went down into the garden of nuts to see the fruits of the valley, and to see whether the vine flourished, and the pomegranates budded.
 
6:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Or ever I was aware, my soul made me like the chariots of Amminadib.
 
6:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Return, return, O Shulamite; return, return, that we may look upon thee. What will ye see in the Shulamite? As it were the company of two armies.
 
   Chapter 7  - Click for Chapter Audio
7:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
How beautiful are thy feet with shoes, O prince's daughter! the joints of thy thighs are like jewels, the work of the hands of a cunning workman.
 
7:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Thy navel is like a round goblet, which wanteth not liquor: F22 thy belly is like an heap of wheat set about with lilies.
 
7:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Thy two breasts are like two young roes that are twins.
 
7:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Thy neck is as a tower of ivory; thine eyes like the fishpools in Heshbon, by the gate of Bathrabbim: thy nose is as the tower of Lebanon which looketh toward Damascus.
 
7:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Thine head upon thee is like Carmel, F23 and the hair of thine head like purple; the king is held in the galleries.
 
7:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
How fair and how pleasant art thou, O love, for delights!
 
7:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
This thy stature is like to a palm tree, and thy breasts to clusters of grapes.
 
7:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I said, I will go up to the palm tree, I will take hold of the boughs thereof: now also thy breasts shall be as clusters of the vine, and the smell of thy nose like apples;
 
7:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And the roof of thy mouth like the best wine for my beloved, that goeth down sweetly, F24 causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak.
 
7:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I am my beloved's, and his desire is toward me.
 
7:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the field; let us lodge in the villages.
 
7:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Let us get up early to the vineyards; let us see if the vine flourish, whether the tender grape appear, F25 and the pomegranates bud forth: there will I give thee my loves.
 
7:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The mandrakes give a smell, and at our gates are all manner of pleasant fruits, new and old, which I have laid up for thee, O my beloved.
 
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8:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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O that thou wert as my brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother! when I should find thee without, I would kiss thee; yea, I should not be despised.
 
8:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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I would lead thee, and bring thee into my mother's house, who would instruct me: I would cause thee to drink of spiced wine of the juice of my pomegranate.
 
8:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me.
 
8:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, that ye stir not up, nor awake my love, until he please.
 
8:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Who is this that cometh up from the wilderness, leaning upon her beloved? I raised thee up under the apple tree: there thy mother brought thee forth: there she brought thee forth that bare thee.
 
8:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel F26 as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame.
 
8:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it: if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would utterly be contemned.
 
8:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
We have a little sister, and she hath no breasts: what shall we do for our sister in the day when she shall be spoken for?
 
8:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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If she be a wall, we will build upon her a palace of silver: and if she be a door, we will inclose her with boards of cedar.
 
8:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I am a wall, and my breasts like towers: then was I in his eyes as one that found favour. F27
 
8:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Solomon had a vineyard at Baalhamon; he let out the vineyard unto keepers; every one for the fruit thereof was to bring a thousand pieces of silver.
 
8:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
My vineyard, which is mine, is before me: thou, O Solomon, must have a thousand, and those that keep the fruit thereof two hundred.
 
8:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Thou that dwellest in the gardens, the companions hearken to thy voice: cause me to hear it.
 
8:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Make haste, my beloved, and be thou like to a roe or to a young hart upon the mountains of spices.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F1 the upright...: or, they love thee uprightly
F2 camphire: or, cypress
F3 my love: or, my companion
F4 rafters: or, galleries
F5 I sat...: Heb. I delighted and sat down, etc
F6 banqueting...: Heb. house of wine
F7 comfort...: Heb. straw me with apples
F8 I charge...: Heb. I adjure you
F9 shewing...: Heb. flourishing
F10 of Bether: or, of division
F11 a chariot: or, a bed
F12 break: Heb. breathe
F13 inclosed: Heb. barred
F14 camphire: or, cypress
F15 yea...: or, and be drunken with loves
F16 for him: or, (as some read) in me
F17 the chiefest: Heb. a standard bearer
F18 bushy: or, curled
F19 sweet flowers: or, towers of perfumes
F20 mouth: Heb. palate
F21 overcome...: or, puffed me up
F22 liquor: Heb. mixture
F23 Carmel: or, crimson
F24 sweetly: Heb. straightly
F25 appear: Heb. open
F26 cruel: Heb. hard
F27 favour: Heb. peace

 
 

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