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Song of Songs 4 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Solomon's Love Expressed ©

Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:1 - Lo, thou art fair, my friend, lo, thou art fair, Thine eyes are doves behind thy veil, Thy hair as a row of the goats That have shone from mount Gilead,
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:2 - Thy teeth as a row of the shorn ones That have come up from the washing, For all of them are forming twins, And a bereaved one is not among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:3 - As a thread of scarlet are thy lips, And thy speech is comely, As the work of the pomegranate is thy temple behind thy veil,
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:4 - As the tower of David is thy neck, built for an armoury, The chief of the shields are hung on it, All shields of the mighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:5 - Thy two breasts are as two fawns, Twins of a roe, that are feeding among lilies.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:6 - Till the day doth break forth, And the shadows have fled away, I will get me unto the mountain of myrrh, And unto the hill of frankincense.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:7 - Thou art all fair, my friend, And a blemish there is not in thee. Come from Lebanon, O spouse,
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:8 - Come from Lebanon, come thou in. Look from the top of Amana, From the top of Shenir and Hermon, From the habitations of lions, From the mountains of leopards.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:9 - Thou hast emboldened me, my sister-spouse, Emboldened me with one of thine eyes, With one chain of thy neck.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:10 - How wonderful have been thy loves, my sister-spouse, How much better have been thy loves than wine, And the fragrance of thy perfumes than all spices.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:11 - Thy lips drop honey, O spouse, Honey and milk are under thy tongue, And the fragrance of thy garments Is as the fragrance of Lebanon.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:12 - A garden shut up is my sister-spouse, A spring shut up -- a fountain sealed.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:13 - Thy shoots a paradise of pomegranates, With precious fruits,
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:14 - Cypresses with nard -- nard and saffron, Cane and cinnamon, With all trees of frankincense, Myrrh and aloes, with all chief spices.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:15 - A fount of gardens, a well of living waters, And flowings from Lebanon!
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:16 - Awake, O north wind, and come, O south, Cause my garden to breathe forth, its spices let flow, Let my beloved come to his garden, And eat its pleasant fruits!
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The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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