The Blue Letter Bible
Sponsors
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NIV
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NIV

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Song of Songs 5 :: New International Version (NIV)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:1 - He: I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride; I have gathered my myrrh with my spice. I have eaten my honeycomb and my honey; I have drunk my wine and my milk. Friends: Eat, friends, and drink; drink your fill of love.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:2 - She: I slept but my heart was awake. Listen! My beloved is knocking: “Open to me, my sister, my darling, my dove, my flawless one. My head is drenched with dew, my hair with the dampness of the night.”

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:3 - I have taken off my robe— must I put it on again? I have washed my feet— must I soil them again?

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:4 - My beloved thrust his hand through the latch-opening; my heart began to pound for him.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:5 - I arose to open for my beloved, and my hands dripped with myrrh, my fingers with flowing myrrh, on the handles of the bolt.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:6 - I opened for my beloved, but my beloved had left; he was gone. My heart sank at his departure.[fn] I looked for him but did not find him. I called him but he did not answer.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:7 - The watchmen found me as they made their rounds in the city. They beat me, they bruised me; they took away my cloak, those watchmen of the walls!

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:8 - Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you— if you find my beloved, what will you tell him? Tell him I am faint with love.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:9 - Friends: How is your beloved better than others, most beautiful of women? How is your beloved better than others, that you so charge us?

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:10 - She: My beloved is radiant and ruddy, outstanding among ten thousand.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:11 - His head is purest gold; his hair is wavy and black as a raven.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:12 - His eyes are like doves by the water streams, washed in milk, mounted like jewels.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:13 - His cheeks are like beds of spice yielding perfume. His lips are like lilies dripping with myrrh.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:14 - His arms are rods of gold set with topaz. His body is like polished ivory decorated with lapis lazuli.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:15 - His legs are pillars of marble set on bases of pure gold. His appearance is like Lebanon, choice as its cedars.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:16 - His mouth is sweetness itself; he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, this is my friend, daughters of Jerusalem.
NIV Footnotes
Or heart had gone out to him when he spoke
NIV

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV®
Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.®
Used by Permission of Biblica, Inc.® All rights reserved worldwide.


See detailed copyright information.

 
 
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NIV
Your Bible Version is the NIV
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1