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Song of Songs 3 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The Bride’s Troubled Dream

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:1 - “On my bed night after night I sought him
Whom my soul loves;
I sought him but did not find him.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:2 - [fn]I must arise now and [fn]go around in the city;
In the streets and in the public squares
[fn]I must seek him whom my soul loves.’
I sought him but did not find him.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:3 - “The watchmen who make the rounds in the city found me,
And I said, ‘Have you seen him whom my soul loves?’
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:4 - “Hardly had I [fn]left them
When I found him whom my soul loves;
I held on to him and would not let him go
Until I had brought him to my mother’s house,
And into the room of her who conceived me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:5 - The Groom
“Swear to me, you daughters of Jerusalem,
By the gazelles or by the does of the field,
That you will not disturb or awaken my love
Until she pleases.”

Solomon’s Wedding Day

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:6 - The Bride
[fn]What is this coming up from the wilderness
Like columns of smoke,
Perfumed with myrrh and frankincense,
With all the scented powders of the merchant?
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:7 - The Chorus
“Behold, it is [fn]the traveling couch of Solomon;
Sixty warriors around it,
Of the warriors of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:8 - “All of them are wielders of the sword,
Expert in war;
Each man has his sword at his side,
Guarding against the [fn]terrors of the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:9 - “King Solomon has made for himself a [fn]sedan chair
From the timber of Lebanon.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:10 - “He made its posts of silver,
Its [fn]back of gold
And its seat of purple fabric,
With its interior lovingly inlaid
By the daughters of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:11 - “Go out, you daughters of Zion,
And look at King Solomon with the [fn]crown
With which his mother has crowned him
On the day of his wedding,
And on the day of the joy of his heart.”
NASB20 Footnotes
Or Let me arise
Or Let me go about
Or Let me seek
Lit passed
Lit Who
I.e., an elegant couch designed to be carried with poles by servants
Lit terror in the nights
I.e., an elegant throne with poles, carried by servants
Or support
Or wreath

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