Song of Songs 6 CSB

Young Women of Jerusalem

1 Where has your love gone, most beautiful of women? Which way has hea turned? We will seek him with you.

References for Song of Songs 6:1

    • a 6:1 - Lit your love

      Woman

      2 My love has gone down to his garden, to beds of spice, to feed in the gardens and gather lilies.

      References for Song of Songs 6:2

          3 I am my love's and my love is mine;b he feeds among the lilies.

          References for Song of Songs 6:3

            • b 6:3 - Sg 2:16; 7:10; 8:6

              Man

              4 You are as beautiful as Tirzah,c my darling, lovely as Jerusalem, awe-inspiring as an army with banners.d

              References for Song of Songs 6:4

                • c 6:4 - a mountain city in Manasseh
                • d 6:4 - Sg 6:10
                  5 Turn your eyes away from me, for they captivate me. Your hair is like a flock of goats streaming down from Gilead.e

                  References for Song of Songs 6:5

                    • e 6:5 - Sg 4:1
                      6 Your teeth are like a flock of ewes coming up from washing, each one having a twin, and not one missing.fg

                      References for Song of Songs 6:6

                        • f 6:6 - Lit and no one bereaved among them
                        • g 6:6 - Sg 4:2
                          7 Behind your veil,h your browi is like a slice of pomegranate.

                          References for Song of Songs 6:7

                            • h 6:7 - Sg 4:3
                            • i 6:7 - Or temple, or cheek, or lips
                              8 There are 60 queens and 80 concubines and young womenj without number.

                              References for Song of Songs 6:8

                                • j 6:8 - Or and virgins; Sg 1:3
                                  9 But my dove, my virtuous one, is unique; she is the favorite of her mother, perfect to the one who gave her birth. Women see her and declare her fortunate; queens and concubines also, and they sing her praises:

                                  Young Women of Jerusalem

                                  10 Who is thisklwho shines like the dawn- as beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun, awe-inspiring as an army with banners?m

                                  References for Song of Songs 6:10

                                    • l 6:10 - The pronoun this is feminine in Hb.
                                    • m 6:10 - Sg 3:6; 8:5
                                    • n 6:10 - Sg 6:4

                                      Woman

                                      11 I came down to the walnut grove to see the blossoms of the valley, to see if the vines were budding and the pomegranates blooming.

                                      References for Song of Songs 6:11

                                          12 Before I knew it, my desire put me [among] the chariots of my noble people.n

                                          References for Song of Songs 6:12

                                            • o 6:12 - Or of Amminadib, or of my people of a prince; Hb obscure

                                              Young Women of Jerusalem

                                              13 oCome back, come back, Shulammite!p Come back, come back, that we may look at you! Why are you looking at the Shulammite, as you [look] at the dance of the two camps?q

                                              References for Song of Songs 6:13

                                                • p 6:13 - Sg 7:1 in Hb
                                                • q 6:13 - Perhaps an inhabitant of the town of Shunem, or "the peaceable one," or a feminine form of Solomon's name
                                                • r 6:13 - Or dance of Mahanaim; Gn 32:2