Song of Solomon 8:5-7 NIV

Friends

Beloved

5 Who is this coming up from the desert1 leaning on her lover? Under the apple tree I roused you; there your mother conceived2 you, there she who was in labor gave you birth.

References for Song of Solomon 8:5

6 Place me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm; for love3 is as strong as death, its jealousya4 unyielding as the grave.b It burns like blazing fire, like a mighty flame.c

References for Song of Solomon 8:6

    • a 8:6 - Or "ardor"
    • b 8:6 - Hebrew "Sheol"
    • c 8:6 - Or "/ like the very flame of the LORD"
      7 Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot wash it away. If one were to give all the wealth of his house for love, itd would be utterly scorned.5

      References for Song of Solomon 8:7