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Song of Songs 1 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The Young Shulammite Bride and Jerusalem’s Daughters

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:1 - The [fn]Song of Songs, which is Solomon’s.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:2 - [fn]The Bride
“May he kiss me with the kisses of his mouth!
For your love is [fn]sweeter than wine.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:3 - “Your oils have a pleasing fragrance,
Your name is like [fn]purified oil;
Therefore the [fn]young women love you.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:4 - “Draw me after you and let’s run together!
The king has brought me into his chambers.”
The Chorus
“We will rejoice in you and be joyful;
We will praise your love more than wine.
Rightly do they love you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:5 - The Bride
“I am black and beautiful,
You daughters of Jerusalem,
Like the tents of Kedar,
Like the curtains of Solomon.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:6 - “Do not stare at me because I am [fn]dark,
For the sun has tanned me.
My mother’s sons were angry with me;
They made me caretaker of the vineyards,
But I have not taken care of my own vineyard.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:7 - “Tell me, you whom my soul loves,
Where do you pasture your flock,
Where do you have it lie down at noon?
For why should I be like one who [fn]veils herself
Beside the flocks of your companions?”

Solomon, the Lover, Speaks

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:8 - “If you yourself do not know,
Most beautiful among women,
Go out on the trail of the flock,
And pasture your young goats
By the tents of the shepherds.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:9 - [fn]To me, my darling, you are like
My mare among the chariots of Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:10 - “Your cheeks are delightful with jewelry,
Your neck with strings of beads.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:11 - The Chorus
“We will make for you jewelry of gold
With beads of silver.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:12 - The Bride
“While the king was at his table,
My [fn]perfume gave forth its fragrance.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:13 - “My beloved is to me a pouch of myrrh
Which lies all night between my breasts.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:14 - “My beloved is to me a cluster of henna blossoms
In the vineyards of Engedi.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:15 - The Groom
[fn]How beautiful you are, my darling,
[fn]How beautiful you are!
Your eyes are like doves.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:16 - The Bride
[fn]How handsome you are, my beloved,
And so delightful!
Indeed, our bed is luxuriant!
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:17 - “The beams of our house are cedars,
Our rafters, junipers.
NASB20 Footnotes
Or Best of the Songs
Lit more pleasant
Lit oil poured from one vessel to another
Or virgins
Or swarthy, blackish
Some ancient versions wanders
Lit I have compared you to
Lit nard
Lit Behold
Lit Behold
Lit Behold

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