Song of Solomon 5:10-16 NIV

Beloved

10 My lover is radiant and ruddy, outstanding among ten thousand.1

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11 His head is purest gold; his hair is wavy and black as a raven.
12 His eyes are like doves2 by the water streams, washed in milk,3 mounted like jewels.

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13 His cheeks4 are like beds of spice5 yielding perfume. His lips are like lilies6 dripping with myrrh.7

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      14 His arms are rods of gold set with chrysolite. His body is like polished ivory decorated with sapphires.a8

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        • b 5:14 - Or "lapis lazuli"
          15 His legs are pillars of marble set on bases of pure gold. His appearance is like Lebanon,9 choice as its cedars.

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          16 His mouth10 is sweetness itself; he is altogether lovely. This is my lover,11 this my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.12

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