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Song of Solomon 2

NRS 1 I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys. NIV 1 I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys. NRS 2 As a lily among brambles, so is my love among maidens. NIV 2 Like a lily among thorns is my darling among the maidens. NRS 3 As an apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among young men. With great delight I sat in his shadow, and his fruit was sweet to my taste. NIV 3 Like an apple tree among the trees of the forest is my lover among the young men. I delight to sit in his shade, and his fruit is sweet to my taste. NRS 4 He brought me to the banqueting house, and his intention toward me was love. NIV 4 He has taken me to the banquet hall, and his banner over me is love. NRS 5 Sustain me with raisins, refresh me with apples; for I am faint with love. NIV 5 Strengthen me with raisins, refresh me with apples, for I am faint with love. NRS 6 O that his left hand were under my head, and that his right hand embraced me! NIV 6 His left arm is under my head, and his right arm embraces me. NRS 7 I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, by the gazelles or the wild does: do not stir up or awaken love until it is ready! NIV 7 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. NRS 8 The voice of my beloved! Look, he comes, leaping upon the mountains, bounding over the hills. NIV 8 Listen! My lover! Look! Here he comes, leaping across the mountains, bounding over the hills. NRS 9 My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag. Look, there he stands behind our wall, gazing in at the windows, looking through the lattice. NIV 9 My lover is like a gazelle or a young stag. Look! There he stands behind our wall, gazing through the windows, peering through the lattice. NRS 10 My beloved speaks and says to me: "Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away; NIV 10 My lover spoke and said to me, "Arise, my darling, my beautiful one, and come with me. NRS 11 for now the winter is past, the rain is over and gone. NIV 11 See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone. NRS 12 The flowers appear on the earth; the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land. NIV 12 Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves is heard in our land. NRS 13 The fig tree puts forth its figs, and the vines are in blossom; they give forth fragrance. Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away. NIV 13 The fig tree forms its early fruit; the blossoming vines spread their fragrance. Arise, come, my darling; my beautiful one, come with me." NRS 14 O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the covert of the cliff, let me see your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely. NIV 14 My dove in the clefts of the rock, in the hiding places on the mountainside, show me your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely. NRS 15 Catch us the foxes, the little foxes, that ruin the vineyards— for our vineyards are in blossom." NIV 15 Catch for us the foxes, the little foxes that ruin the vineyards, our vineyards that are in bloom. NRS 16 My beloved is mine and I am his; he pastures his flock among the lilies. NIV 16 My lover is mine and I am his; he browses among the lilies. NRS 17 Until the day breathes and the shadows flee, turn, my beloved, be like a gazelle or a young stag on the cleft mountains. NIV 17 Until the day breaks and the shadows flee, turn, my lover, and be like a gazelle or like a young stag on the rugged hills.