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Song of Solomon 7

1 What shalt thou see in the Sulamitess but the companies of camps? How beautiful are thy steps in shoes, O prince's daughter! The joints of thy thighs are like jewels, that are made by the hand of a skilful workman.

1 How beautiful are thy feet with shoes, O prince's daughter! the joints of thy thighs are like jewels, the work of the hands of a cunning workman.

1 How beautiful are your feet in sandals, O prince's daughter! Your rounded thighs are like jewels, the handiwork of an artist.

2 Thy navel is like a round bowl never wanting cups. Thy belly is like a heap of wheat, set about with lilies.

2 Thy navel is like a round goblet, which wanteth not liquor: thy belly is like an heap of wheat set about with lilies.

2 Your navel is a round bowl that should never lack for mixed wine. Your body is a heap of wheat encircled with lilies.

3 Thy two breasts are like two young roes that are twins.

3 Thy two breasts are like two young roes that are twins.

3 Your breasts are like twin fawns, the young of a gazelle.

4 Thy neck as a tower of ivory. Thy eyes like the fishpools in Hesebon, which are in the gate of the daughter of the multitude. Thy nose is as the tower of Libanus, that looketh toward Damascus.

4 Thy neck is as a tower of ivory; thine eyes like the fishpools in Heshbon, by the gate of Bathrabbim: thy nose is as the tower of Lebanon which looketh toward Damascus.

4 Your neck is like a tower of ivory. Your eyes are like the pools in Heshbon by the gate of Bath-rabbim. Your nose is like the tower on Lebanon that looks toward Damascus.

5 Thy head is like Carmel: and the hairs of thy head as the purple of the king bound in the channels.

5 Thine head upon thee is like Carmel, and the hair of thine head like purple; the king is held in the galleries.

5 You head rises like Carmel; your hair is like draperies of purple; a king is held captive in its tresses.

6 How beautiful art thou, and how comely, my dearest, in delights!

6 How fair and how pleasant art thou, O love, for delights!

6 How beautiful you are, how pleasing, my love, my delight!

7 Thy stature is like to a palm tree, and thy breasts to clusters of grapes.

7 This thy stature is like to a palm tree, and thy breasts to clusters of grapes.

7 Your very figure is like a palm tree, your breasts are like clusters.

8 I said: I will go up into the palm tree, and will take hold of the fruit thereof: and thy breasts shall be as the clusters of the vine: and the odour of thy mouth like apples.

8 I said, I will go up to the palm tree, I will take hold of the boughs thereof: now also thy breasts shall be as clusters of the vine, and the smell of thy nose like apples;

8 I said: I will climb the palm tree, I will take hold of its branches. Now let your breasts be like clusters of the vine and the fragrance of your breath like apples,

9 Thy throat like the best wine, worthy for my beloved to drink, and for his lips and his teeth to ruminate.

9 And the roof of thy mouth like the best wine for my beloved, that goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak.

9 And your mouth like an excellent wine- that flows smoothly for my lover, spreading over the lips and the teeth.

10 I to my beloved, and his turning is towards me.

10 I am my beloved's, and his desire is toward me.

10 I belong to my lover and for me he yearns.

11 Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the field, let us abide in the villages.

11 Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the field; let us lodge in the villages.

11 Come, my lover, let us go forth to the fields and spend the night among the villages.

12 Let us get up early to the vineyards, let us see if the vineyard flourish, if the flowers be ready to bring forth fruits, if the pomegranates flourish: there will I give thee my breasts.

12 Let us get up early to the vineyards; let us see if the vine flourish, whether the tender grape appear, and the pomegranates bud forth: there will I give thee my loves.

12 Let us go early to the vineyards, and see if the vines are in bloom, If the buds have opened, if the pomegranates have blossomed; There will I give you my love.

13 The mandrakes give a smell. In our gates are all fruits: the new and the old, my beloved, I have kept for thee.

13 The mandrakes give a smell, and at our gates are all manner of pleasant fruits, new and old, which I have laid up for thee, O my beloved.

13 The mandrakes give forth fragrance, and at our doors are all choice fruits; Both fresh and mellowed fruits, my lover, I have kept in store for you.




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