Archive for the ‘Song of Solomon’ Category

Enjoy your Garden

Let our lives, never run out of passion. Song of Solomon The Beloved 13 You who dwell in the gardens, The companions listen for your voice— Let me hear it! The Shulamite 14 Make[d] haste, my beloved, And be like a gazelle Or a young stag On the mountains of spices. We see that the [...]

I am a wall.

Song of Solomon 8 The Shulamite 10 I am a wall, And my breasts like towers; Then I became in his eyes As one who found peace. 11 Solomon had a vineyard at Baal Hamon; He leased the vineyard to keepers; Everyone was to bring for its fruit A thousand silver coins. The phrase “my [...]

Wall or Door?

Song of Solomon 8 The Shulamite’s Brothers 8 We have a little sister, And she has no breasts. What shall we do for our sister In the day when she is spoken for? 9 If she is a wall, We will build upon her A battlement of silver; And if she is a door, We [...]

Many Waters

Song of Solomon 8 The Shulamite to Her Beloved 6 Set me as a seal upon your heart, As a seal upon your arm; For love is as strong as death, Jealousy as [a]cruel as [b]the grave; Its flames are flames of fire, [c]A most vehement flame. 7 Many waters cannot quench love, Nor can [...]

The Best Part

Song of Solomon 8 5 Who is this coming up from the wilderness, Leaning upon her beloved? I awakened you under the apple tree. There your mother brought you forth; There she who bore you brought you forth. From the commentary I read, the visual is a beautiful, in love couple walking towards family members. [...]

Love Rekindled

Song of Solomon 8 Oh, that you were like my brother, Who nursed at my mother’s breasts! If I should find you outside, I would kiss you; I would not be despised. 2 I would lead you and bring you Into the house of my mother, She who used to instruct me. I would cause [...]

Lasting Kiss

Song of Solomon 7 The Shulamite The wine goes down smoothly for my beloved, [c]Moving gently the [d]lips of sleepers. 10 I am my beloved’s, And his desire is toward me. 11 Come, my beloved, Let us go forth to the field; Let us lodge in the villages. 12 Let us get up early to [...]

More Mature Attraction?

Song of Solomon 7 6 How fair and how pleasant you are, O love, with your delights! 7 This stature of yours is like a palm tree, And your breasts like its clusters. 8 I said, “I will go up to the palm tree, I will take hold of its branches.” Let now your breasts [...]

Dressed to Impress

Song of Solomon 7 How beautiful are your feet in sandals, O prince’s daughter! The curves of your thighs are like jewels, The work of the hands of a skillful workman. 2 Your navel is a rounded goblet; It lacks no [a]blended beverage. Your waist is a heap of wheat Set about with lilies. 3 [...]

Difficult to Understand

Song of Solomon 6 The Beloved and His Friends 13 Return, return, O Shulamite; Return, return, that we may look upon you! The Shulamite What would you see in the Shulamite— As it were, the dance of [d]the two camps? The idea is of the speakers calling out to a departing chariot. They wanted the [...]