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Song of Songs 4 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Young Man
You are beautiful, my darling,
beautiful beyond words.
Your eyes are like doves
behind your veil.
Your hair falls in waves,
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Your teeth are as white as sheep,
recently shorn and freshly washed.
Your smile is flawless,
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Your lips are like scarlet ribbon;
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Your neck is as beautiful as the tower of David,
jeweled with the shields of a thousand heroes.

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Your breasts are like two fawns,
twin fawns of a gazelle grazing among the lilies.

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Before the dawn breezes blow
and the night shadows flee,
I will hurry to the mountain of myrrh
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You are altogether beautiful, my darling,
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Come with me from Lebanon, my bride,
come with me from Lebanon.
Come down[fn] from Mount Amana,
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You have captured my heart,
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Your love delights me,
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Your lips are as sweet as nectar, my bride.
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You are my private garden, my treasure, my bride,
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Your thighs shelter a paradise of pomegranates
with rare spices—
henna with nard,

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nard and saffron,
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You are a garden fountain,
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streaming down from Lebanon’s mountains.

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Young Woman
Awake, north wind!
Rise up, south wind!
Blow on my garden
and spread its fragrance all around.
Come into your garden, my love;
taste its finest fruits.
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Hebrew Not one is missing; each has a twin.
Or Look down.
Hebrew my sister; also in 4:10, 12.

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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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