SONG OF SOLOMON 5:14-6:6

A (14,15) His hands are as gold rings set with the beryl: his belly is as bright ivory < 08127> overlaid with sapphires. His legs are as pillars of marble, set upon sockets of fine gold: his countenance is as Lebanon, excellent as the cedars.

B (16) His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

C (1) Whither is thy beloved gone, O thou fairest <03303> among women? whither is thy beloved turned aside? that we may seek him with thee.

D (2) My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies.

E (3) I am my beloved’s,
E1 (3) and my beloved is mine:

D1(3) he feedeth among the lilies.

C1 (4) Thou art beautiful <03303>, O my love,

B1 (4) as Tirzah, comely as Jerusalem, terrible as an army with banners.

A1 (5, 6) Turn away thine eyes from me, for they have overcome me: thy hair is as a flock of goats that appear from Gilead. Thy teeth <08127> are as a flock of sheep which go up from the washing, whereof every one beareth twins, and there is not one barren among them.

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