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Song of Songs 2 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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The Bride's Admiration

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:1 - [fn]I am the [fn]rose of Sharon,
The lily of the valleys.”

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:2 - [fn]Like a lily among the thorns,
So is my darling among the [fn]maidens.”

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:3 - [fn]Like an [fn]apple tree among the trees of the forest,
So is my beloved among the [fn]young men.
In his shade I took great delight and sat down,
And his fruit was sweet to my [fn]taste.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:4 - “He has brought me to his [fn]banquet hall,
And his banner over me is love.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:5 - “Sustain me with raisin cakes,
Refresh me with [fn]apples,
Because I am lovesick.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:6 - “Let his left hand be under my head
And his right hand embrace me.”

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:7 - [fn]I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem,
By the gazelles or by the hinds of the field,
That you do not arouse or awaken my love
Until [fn]she pleases.”

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:8 - [fn]Listen! My beloved!
Behold, he is coming,
Climbing on the mountains,
Leaping on the hills!

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:9 - “My beloved is like a gazelle or a young [fn]stag.
Behold, he is standing behind our wall,
He is looking through the windows,
He is peering through the lattice.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:10 - “My beloved responded and said to me,
‘Arise, my darling, my beautiful one,
And come along.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:11 - ‘For behold, the winter is past,
The rain is over and gone.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:12 - ‘The flowers have already appeared in the land;
The time has arrived for [fn]pruning the vines,
And the voice of the turtledove has been heard in our land.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:13 - ‘The fig tree has ripened its figs,
And the vines in blossom have given forth their fragrance.
Arise, my darling, my beautiful one,
And come along!’”

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:14 - [fn]O my dove, in the clefts of the [fn]rock,
In the secret place of the steep [fn]pathway,
Let me see your [fn]form,
Let me hear your voice;
For your voice is sweet,
And your [fn]form is lovely.”

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:15 - [fn]Catch the foxes for us,
The [fn]little foxes that are ruining the vineyards,
While our vineyards are in blossom.”

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:16 - [fn]My beloved is mine, and I am his;
He pastures his flock among the lilies.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:17 - “Until [fn]the cool of the day when the shadows flee away,
Turn, my beloved, and be like a gazelle
Or a young stag on the mountains of [fn]Bether.”
NASB Footnotes
BRIDE
Literally: crocus
BRIDEGROOM
Literally: daughters
BRIDE
Or, apricot
Literally: sons
Literally: palate
Literally: house of wine
Or, apricots
BRIDEGROOM
Or, it
BRIDE
Literally: of the stags
Or, singing
BRIDEGROOM
Or, crag
Or, cliff
Literally: appearance
CHORUS
Or, young
BRIDE
Literally: the day blows
Or, cleavage or a kind of spice
NASB

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