Song of Songs 1:2-6 CSB


2 Oh, that he would kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For youra love isb more delightful than wine.

References for Song of Songs 1:2

    • b 1:2 - Unexpected change of grammatical persons, here from he and his to your, is a Hb poetic device.
    • c 1:2 - Or your caresses are, or your lovemaking is
      3 The fragrance of your perfume is intoxicating; your name is perfume poured out. No wonder young womenc adore you.

      References for Song of Songs 1:3

        • d 1:3 - Or wonder virgins
          4 Take med with you-let us hurry. Oh, that the king would bringe me to his chambers. We will rejoice and be glad for you; we will praise your love more than wine. It is only right that they adore you.

          References for Song of Songs 1:4

            • e 1:4 - Hs 11:4
            • f 1:4 - Or The king has brought

              Young Women of Jerusalem


              5 Daughters of Jerusalem, I am dark like the tents of Kedar, yet lovely like the curtains of Solomon.

              References for Song of Songs 1:5

                  6 Do not stare at me because I am dark, for the sun has gazed on me. My mother's sons were angry with me; they made me a keeper of the vineyards. I have not kept my own vineyard.f

                  References for Song of Songs 1:6

                    • g 1:6 - Lit my vineyard, which is mine; Sg 8:12