Song of Solomon 1:8-17 ESV

Solomon and His Bride Delight in Each Other

8 If you do not know, O 1most beautiful among women, follow in the tracks of the flock, and pasture your young goats beside the shepherds' tents.

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9 I compare you, 2my love, to 3a mare among Pharaoh's chariots.

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      10 4Your cheeks are lovely with ornaments, your neck with strings of jewels.

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      11 We will make for youa ornaments of gold, studded with silver.

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        • a 1:11 - The Hebrew for you is feminine singular
          12 While 5the king was on his couch, my 6nard gave forth its fragrance.

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          13 My beloved is to me a sachet of 7myrrh that lies between my breasts.

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          14 My beloved is to me a cluster of 8henna blossoms in the vineyards of 9Engedi.

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          15 10Behold, 11you are beautiful, 12my love; behold, you are beautiful; your 13eyes are doves.

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          16 Behold, you are beautiful, 14my beloved, truly 15delightful. Our couch is green;

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          17 the beams of our house are 16cedar; our rafters are 17pine.

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