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Book 22 Song of Solomon
22:001:001 The song of songs, which is Solomon's.
22:001:002 Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth: for thy love is
22:001:003 Because of the savour of thy good ointments thy name is as
22:001:004 Draw me, we will run after thee: the king hath brought me into
22:001:005 I am black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the
22:001:006 Look not upon me, because I am black, because the sun hath
22:001:007 Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where
22:001:008 If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go thy way forth
22:001:009 I have compared thee, O my love, to a company of horses in
22:001:010 Thy cheeks are comely with rows of jewels, thy neck with
22:001:011 We will make thee borders of gold with studs of silver.
22:001:012 While the king sitteth at his table, my spikenard sendeth
22:001:013 A bundle of myrrh is my well-beloved unto me; he shall lie all
22:001:014 My beloved is unto me as a cluster of camphire in the
22:001:015 Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou
22:001:016 Behold, thou art fair, my beloved, yea, pleasant: also our bed
22:001:017 The beams of our house are cedar, and our rafters of fir.
22:002:001 I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys.
22:002:002 As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.
22:002:003 As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my
22:002:004 He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me
22:002:005 Stay me with flagons, comfort me with apples: for I am sick of
22:002:006 His left hand is under my head, and his right hand doth
22:002:007 I charge you, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, by the roes, and by
22:002:008 The voice of my beloved! behold, he cometh leaping upon the
22:002:009 My beloved is like a roe or a young hart: behold, he standeth
22:002:010 My beloved spake, and said unto me, Rise up, my love, my fair
22:002:011 For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone;
22:002:012 The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of
22:002:013 The fig tree putteth forth her green figs, and the vines with
22:002:014 O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret
22:002:015 Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for
22:002:016 My beloved is mine, and I am his: he feedeth among the lilies.
22:002:017 Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, turn, my
22:003:001 By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul loveth: I sought
22:003:002 I will rise now, and go about the city in the streets, and in
22:003:003 The watchmen that go about the city found me: to whom I said,
22:003:004 It was but a little that I passed from them, but I found him
22:003:005 I charge you, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, by the roes, and by
22:003:006 Who is this that cometh out of the wilderness like pillars of
22:003:007 Behold his bed, which is Solomon's; threescore valiant men are
22:003:008 They all hold swords, being expert in war: every man hath his
22:003:009 King Solomon made himself a chariot of the wood of Lebanon.
22:003:010 He made the pillars thereof of silver, the bottom thereof of
22:003:011 Go forth, O ye daughters of Zion, and behold king Solomon with
22:004:001 Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou
22:004:002 Thy teeth are like a flock of sheep that are even shorn, which
22:004:003 Thy lips are like a thread of scarlet, and thy speech is
22:004:004 Thy neck is like the tower of David builded for an armoury,
22:004:005 Thy two breasts are like two young roes that are twins, which
22:004:006 Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, I will get me
22:004:007 Thou art all fair, my love; there is no spot in thee.
22:004:008 Come with me from Lebanon, my spouse, with me from Lebanon:
22:004:009 Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my spouse; thou hast
22:004:010 How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is
22:004:011 Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk
22:004:012 A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a
22:004:013 Thy plants are an orchard of pomegranates, with pleasant
22:004:014 Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of
22:004:015 A fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams
22:004:016 Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my
22:005:001 I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse: I have
22:005:002 I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my beloved
22:005:003 I have put off my coat; how shall I put it on? I have washed
22:005:004 My beloved put in his hand by the hole of the door, and my
22:005:005 I rose up to open to my beloved; and my hands dropped with
22:005:006 I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself,
22:005:007 The watchmen that went about the city found me, they smote me,
22:005:008 I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if ye find my beloved,
22:005:009 What is thy beloved more than another beloved, O thou fairest
22:005:010 My beloved is white and ruddy, the chiefest among ten
22:005:011 His head is as the most fine gold, his locks are bushy, and
22:005:012 His eyes are as the eyes of doves by the rivers of waters,
22:005:013 His cheeks are as a bed of spices, as sweet flowers: his lips
22:005:014 His hands are as gold rings set with the beryl: his belly is
22:005:015 His legs are as pillars of marble, set upon sockets of fine
22:005:016 His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is
22:006:001 Whither is thy beloved gone, O thou fairest among women?
22:006:002 My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the beds of
22:006:003 I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine: he feedeth among
22:006:004 Thou art beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah, comely as Jerusalem,
22:006:005 Turn away thine eyes from me, for they have overcome me: thy
22:006:006 Thy teeth are as a flock of sheep which go up from the
22:006:007 As a piece of a pomegranate are thy temples within thy locks.
22:006:008 There are threescore queens, and fourscore concubines, and
22:006:009 My dove, my undefiled is but one; she is the only one of her
22:006:010 Who is she that looketh forth as the morning, fair as the
22:006:011 I went down into the garden of nuts to see the fruits of the
22:006:012 Or ever I was aware, my soul made me like the chariots of
22:006:013 Return, return, O Shulamite; return, return, that we may look
22:007:001 How beautiful are thy feet with shoes, O prince's daughter!
22:007:002 Thy navel is like a round goblet, which wanteth not liquor:
22:007:003 Thy two breasts are like two young roes that are twins.
22:007:004 Thy neck is as a tower of ivory; thine eyes like the fishpools
22:007:005 Thine head upon thee is like Carmel, and the hair of thine
22:007:006 How fair and how pleasant art thou, O love, for delights!
22:007:007 This thy stature is like to a palm tree, and thy breasts to
22:007:008 I said, I will go up to the palm tree, I will take hold of the
22:007:009 And the roof of thy mouth like the best wine for my beloved,
22:007:010 I am my beloved's, and his desire is toward me.
22:007:011 Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the field; let us lodge
22:007:012 Let us get up early to the vineyards; let us see if the vine
22:007:013 The mandrakes give a smell, and at our gates are all manner of
22:008:001 O that thou wert as my brother, that sucked the breasts of my
22:008:002 I would lead thee, and bring thee into my mother's house, who
22:008:003 His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand
22:008:004 I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, that ye stir not up,
22:008:005 Who is this that cometh up from the wilderness, leaning upon
22:008:006 Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm:
22:008:007 Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown
22:008:008 We have a little sister, and she hath no breasts: what shall
22:008:009 If she be a wall, we will build upon her a palace of silver:
22:008:010 I am a wall, and my breasts like towers: then was I in his
22:008:011 Solomon had a vineyard at Baalhamon; he let out the vineyard
22:008:012 My vineyard, which is mine, is before me: thou, O Solomon,
22:008:013 Thou that dwellest in the gardens, the companions hearken to
22:008:014 Make haste, my beloved, and be thou like to a roe or to a
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