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Song of Songs 5 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:1 - I come to my garden, my sister, my bride, I gather my myrrh with my spice, I eat my honeycomb with my honey, I drink my wine with my milk. Eat, O friends, and drink: drink deeply, O lovers!
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:2 - I slept, but my heart was awake. Hark! my beloved is knocking. "Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my perfect one; for my head is wet with dew, my locks with the drops of the night."
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:3 - I had put off my garment, how could I put it on? I had bathed my feet, how could I soil them?
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:4 - My beloved put his hand to the latch, and my heart was thrilled within me.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:5 - I arose to open to my beloved, and my hands dripped with myrrh, my fingers with liquid myrrh, upon the handles of the bolt.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:6 - I opened to my beloved, but my beloved had turned and gone. My soul failed me when he spoke. I sought him, but found him not; I called him, but he gave no answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:7 - The watchmen found me, as they went about in the city; they beat me, they wounded me, they took away my mantle, those watchmen of the walls.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:8 - I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if you find my beloved, that you tell him I am sick with love.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:9 - What is your beloved more than another beloved, O fairest among women? What is your beloved more than another beloved, that you thus adjure us?

Admiration by the Bride

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:10 - My beloved is all radiant and ruddy, distinguished among ten thousand.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:11 - His head is the finest gold; his locks are wavy, black as a raven.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:12 - His eyes are like doves beside springs of water, bathed in milk, fitly set.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:13 - His cheeks are like beds of spices, yielding fragrance. His lips are lilies, distilling liquid myrrh.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:14 - His arms are rounded gold, set with jewels. His body is ivory work, encrusted with sapphires.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:15 - His legs are alabaster columns, set upon bases of gold. His appearance is like Lebanon, choice as the cedars.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:16 - His speech is most sweet, and he is altogether desirable. This is my beloved and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

Availability: Freely available for non-commercial use provided that this header is included in its entirety with any copy distributed.

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