"aMay he kiss me with the kisses of his mouth ! For your 1love is betterthanwine.
"Your 2oils have a pleasingfragrance, Your 3name is like bpurifiedoil ; Therefore the c4maidenslove you.
4"Draw me after you and let us run together! The 5king has brought me into his chambers." "dWe will rejoice in you and be glad ; We will eextol your 6lovemorethanwine. Rightly do they love you."
"fI am black but 7lovely, O 8daughters of Jerusalem, Like the 9tents of 10Kedar, Like the curtains of Solomon.
"Do not stare at me because I am gswarthy, For the sun has burned me. My 11mother'ssons were angry with me; They made me 12caretaker of the vineyards, But I have not takencare of my own vineyard.