I am a rose1 of Sharon,2 a lily3 of the valleys.
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Like a lily among thorns is my darling among the maidens.
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Like an apple tree among the trees of the forest is my lover4 among the young men. I delight5 to sit in his shade, and his fruit is sweet to my taste.6
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He has taken me to the banquet hall,7 and his banner8 over me is love.
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Strengthen me with raisins, refresh me with apples,9 for I am faint with love.10
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His left arm is under my head, and his right arm embraces me.11
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Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you12 by the gazelles and by the does of the field: Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires.13
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Listen! My lover! Look! Here he comes, leaping across the mountains, bounding over the hills.14
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My lover is like a gazelle15 or a young stag.16 Look! There he stands behind our wall, gazing through the windows, peering through the lattice.
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My lover spoke and said to me, "Arise, my darling, my beautiful one, and come with me.
See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone.
Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves is heard in our land.
The fig tree forms its early fruit;17 the blossoming18 vines spread their fragrance. Arise, come, my darling; my beautiful one, come with me."
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My dove19 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.20
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Catch for us the foxes,21 the little foxes that ruin the vineyards,22 our vineyards that are in bloom.23
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My lover is mine and I am his;24 he browses among the lilies.25
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Until the day breaks and the shadows flee,26 turn, my lover,27 and be like a gazelle or like a young stag28 on the rugged hills.29
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