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Song of Songs 3 CEBA/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 [Woman]Upon my bed, night after night, I looked for the one whom I love with all my heart. I looked for him but couldn't find him. 1 All night long on my bed I looked for the one my heart loves; I looked for him but did not find him.
2 "I will rise now and go all around the city, through the streets and the squares. I will look for the one whom I love with all my heart." I looked for him but couldn't find him. 2 I will get up now and go about the city, through its streets and squares; I will search for the one my heart loves. So I looked for him but did not find him.
3 The guards found me, those who make their rounds in the city. "The one whom I love with all my heart— have you seen him?" 3 The watchmen found me as they made their rounds in the city. "Have you seen the one my heart loves?"
4 No sooner did I depart from them than I found the one whom I love with all my heart. I held on to him and now I won't let him go, until I've brought him to my mother's house, to the chamber of the one who conceived me. 4 Scarcely had I passed them when I found the one my heart loves. I held him and would not let him go till I had brought him to my mother's house, to the room of the one who conceived me.
5 I place you under oath, daughters of Jerusalem, by the gazelles or the wild deer: don't rouse, don't arouse love until it desires. 5 Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you by the gazelles and by the does of the field: Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires.
6 Who is this, coming up from the wilderness, like pillars of smoke? She is perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, selected from all the spice merchant's powders. 6 Who is this coming up from the desert like a column of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and incense made from all the spices of the merchant?
7 Picture Solomon's bed— sixty heroic men round about it, all from the heroes of Israel, 7 Look! It is Solomon's carriage, escorted by sixty warriors, the noblest of Israel,
8 all of them skilled with the sword, expert in warfare, each with his sword ready at his thigh against terrors that come by night. 8 all of them wearing the sword, all experienced in battle, each with his sword at his side, prepared for the terrors of the night.
9 King Solomon made a canopied couch for himself from the trees of Lebanon. 9 King Solomon made for himself the carriage; he made it of wood from Lebanon.
10 Its pillars he made of silver, its covering, cloth of gold, its cushions, royal purple; its interior inlaid with love. Daughters of Jerusalem, 10 Its posts he made of silver, its base of gold. Its seat was upholstered with purple, its interior lovingly inlaid by the daughters of Jerusalem.
11 go forth! Look, daughters of Zion— on King Solomon wearing the crown with which his mother crowned him on the day of his wedding, on the day of his heart's joy. 11 Come out, you daughters of Zion, and look at King Solomon wearing the crown, the crown with which his mother crowned him on the day of his wedding, the day his heart rejoiced.