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Song of Songs 2 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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A Country Girl in a Palace

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:1 - I am the rose of Sharon,
And the lily of the valleys.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:2 - The Beloved
Like a lily among thorns,
So is my love among the daughters.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:3 - The Shulamite
Like an apple tree among the trees of the woods,
So is my beloved among the sons.
I sat down in his shade with great delight,
And his fruit was sweet to my taste.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:4 - The Shulamite to the Daughters of Jerusalem
He brought me to the banqueting house,
And his banner over me was love.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:5 - Sustain me with cakes of raisins,
Refresh me with apples,
For I am lovesick.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:6 - His left hand is under my head,
And his right hand embraces me.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:7 - I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem,
By the gazelles or by the does of the field,
Do not stir up nor awaken love
Until it pleases.
/CH3S The Beloved’s Request

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:8 - The Shulamite
The voice of my beloved!
Behold, he comes
Leaping upon the mountains,
Skipping upon the hills.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:9 - My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag.
Behold, he stands behind our wall;
He is looking through the windows,
Gazing through the lattice.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:10 - My beloved spoke, and said to me:
“Rise up, my love, my fair one,
And come away.

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

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:12 - The flowers appear on the earth;
The time of singing has come,
And the voice of the turtledove
Is heard in our land.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:13 - The fig tree puts forth her green figs,
And the vines with the tender grapes
Give a good smell.
Rise up, my love, my fair one,
And come away!

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:14 - “O my dove, in the clefts of the rock,
In the secret places of the cliff,
Let me see your face,
Let me hear your voice;
For your voice is sweet,
And your face is lovely.”

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:15 - Her Brothers
Catch us the foxes,
The little foxes that spoil the vines,
For our vines have tender grapes.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:16 - The Shulamite
My beloved is mine, and I am his.
He feeds his flock among the lilies.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:17 - (To Her Beloved)
Until the day breaks
And the shadows flee away,
Turn, my beloved,
And be like a gazelle
Or a young stag
Upon the mountains of Bether.[fn]
NKJV Footnotes
Literally Separation
NKJV

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