My lover is like a gazelle1 or a young stag.2 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;3 the blossoming4 vines spread their fragrance. Arise, come, my darling; my beautiful one, come with me."
References for Song of Solomon 2:13
My dove5 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.6
References for Song of Solomon 2:14
Catch for us the foxes,7 the little foxes that ruin the vineyards,8 our vineyards that are in bloom.9
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My lover is mine and I am his;10 he browses among the lilies.11
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Until the day breaks and the shadows flee,12 turn, my lover,13 and be like a gazelle or like a young stag14 on the rugged hills.15
References for Song of Solomon 2:17