Song of Solomon 8:8-14 NLT

8 "We have a little sister too young for breasts. What will we do if someone asks to marry her?
9 If she is chaste, we will strengthen and encourage her. But if she is promiscuous, we will shut her off from men. a " Young Woman:

References for Song of Solomon 8:9

    • p 8:9 - Hebrew <I>If she is a wall, we will build battlements of silver on her; but if she is a door, we will surround her with panels of cedar.</I>
      10 "I am chaste, and I am now full breasted. And my lover is content with me.
      11 "Solomon has a vineyard at Baal-hamon, which he rents to some farmers there. Each of them pays one thousand pieces of silver b for its use.

      References for Song of Solomon 8:11

        • q 8:11 - Hebrew <I>1,000 shekels of silver,</I> about 25 pounds or 11.4 kilograms in weight; also in 8:12.
          12 But as for my own vineyard, O Solomon, you can take my thousand pieces of silver. And I will give two hundred pieces of silver c to those who care for its vines." Young Man:

          References for Song of Solomon 8:12

            • r 8:12 - Hebrew <I>200 [shekels],</I> about 5 pounds or 2.3 kilograms in weight.
              13 "O my beloved, lingering in the gardens, how wonderful that your companions can listen to your voice. Let me hear it, too!" Young Woman:
              14 "Come quickly, my love! Move like a swift gazelle or a young deer on the mountains of spices."