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Song of Songs 3 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:1 - Young Woman
One night as I lay in bed, I yearned for my lover.
I yearned for him, but he did not come.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:2 - So I said to myself, “I will get up and roam the city,
searching in all its streets and squares.
I will search for the one I love.”
So I searched everywhere but did not find him.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:3 - The watchmen stopped me as they made their rounds,
and I asked, “Have you seen the one I love?”

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:4 - Then scarcely had I left them
when I found my love!
I caught and held him tightly,
then I brought him to my mother’s house,
into my mother’s bed, where I had been conceived.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:5 - Promise me, O women of Jerusalem,
by the gazelles and wild deer,
not to awaken love until the time is right.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:6 - Young Women of Jerusalem
Who is this sweeping in from the wilderness
like a cloud of smoke?
Who is it, fragrant with myrrh and frankincense
and every kind of spice?

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:7 - Look, it is Solomon’s carriage,
surrounded by sixty heroic men,
the best of Israel’s soldiers.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:8 - They are all skilled swordsmen,
experienced warriors.
Each wears a sword on his thigh,
ready to defend the king against an attack in the night.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:9 - King Solomon’s carriage is built
of wood imported from Lebanon.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:10 - Its posts are silver,
its canopy gold;
its cushions are purple.
It was decorated with love
by the young women of Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:11 - Young Woman
Come out to see King Solomon,
young women of Jerusalem.[fn]
He wears the crown his mother gave him on his wedding day,
his most joyous day.
NLT Footnotes
Or not to awaken love until it is ready.
Hebrew of Zion.
NLT

Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

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