Listen! My lover! Look! Here he comes, leaping across the mountains, bounding over the hills.1
References for Song of Solomon 2:8
My lover is like a gazelle2 or a young stag.3 Look! There he stands behind our wall, gazing through the windows, peering through the lattice.
References for Song of Solomon 2:9
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;4 the blossoming5 vines spread their fragrance. Arise, come, my darling; my beautiful one, come with me."
References for Song of Solomon 2:13
My dove6 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.7
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Catch for us the foxes,8 the little foxes that ruin the vineyards,9 our vineyards that are in bloom.10
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My lover is mine and I am his;11 he browses among the lilies.12
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Until the day breaks and the shadows flee,13 turn, my lover,14 and be like a gazelle or like a young stag15 on the rugged hills.16
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