Song of Solomon 1 TNIV

1 Solomon's Song of Songs.1

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She

2 Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth-- for your love2 is more delightful than wine.3

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3 Pleasing is the fragrance of your perfumes;4 your name5 is like perfume poured out. No wonder the young women6 love you!

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She

4 Take me away with you--let us hurry! Let the king bring me into his chambers.7 We rejoice and delight8 in youa; we will praise your love9 more than wine. How right they are to adore you!

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    • a 1:4 - The Hebrew is masculine singular.
      5 Dark am I, yet lovely,10 daughters of Jerusalem,11 dark like the tents of Kedar,12 like the tent curtains of Solomon.b

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        • b 1:5 - Or "Salma"
          6 Do not stare at me because I am dark, because I am darkened by the sun. My mother's sons were angry with me and made me take care of the vineyards;13 my own vineyard I had to neglect.

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          7 Tell me, you whom I love, where you graze your flock and where you rest your sheep14 at midday. Why should I be like a veiled15 woman beside the flocks of your friends?

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          Friends

          8 If you do not know, most beautiful of women,16 follow the tracks of the sheep and graze your young goats by the tents of the shepherds.

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          He

          9 I liken you, my darling, to a mare among Pharaoh's chariot horses.17

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          10 Your cheeks18 are beautiful with earrings, your neck with strings of jewels.19

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          11 We will make you earrings of gold, studded with silver.

          She

          12 While the king was at his table, my perfume spread its fragrance.20

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          13 My beloved is to me a sachet of myrrh21 resting between my breasts.

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          14 My beloved22 is to me a cluster of henna23 blossoms from the vineyards of En Gedi.24

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          He

          15 How beautiful25 you are, my darling! Oh, how beautiful! Your eyes are doves.26

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              She

              16 How handsome you are, my beloved!27 Oh, how charming! And our bed is verdant.

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                • 27 1:16 - S ver 14

                  He

                  17 The beams of our house are cedars;28 our rafters are firs.

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