You are beautiful as 7Tirzah, 8my love, 9lovely as 10Jerusalem, 11awesome as an army with banners.
Turn away your eyes from me, for they overwhelm me-- 12Your hair is like a flock of goats leaping down the slopes of Gilead.
613Your teeth are like a flock of ewes that have come up from the washing; all of them bear twins; not one among them has lost its young.
714Your cheeks are like halves of a pomegranate behind your veil.
There are 15sixty 16queens and eighty 17concubines, and 18virgins without number.
My 19dove, my 20perfect one, is the only one, the only one of her mother, pure to 21her who bore her. 22The young women saw her and called her blessed; 23the queens and 24concubines also, and they praised her.
1025"Who is this who looks down like the dawn, beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun, 26awesome as an army with banners?"
I went down to the nut orchard to look at 27the blossoms of the valley, 28to see whether the vines had budded, whether the pomegranates were in bloom.
1229Before I was aware, my desire set me among 30the chariots of my kinsman, a prince.b
13c Return, return, O 31Shulammite, return, return, that we may look upon you.Why should you look upon 32the Shulammite, as upon 33a dance before 34two armies?d