Song of Solomon 7 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Song of Solomon 7


Song of Solomon 7:1

How beautiful are thy feet in sandals, O prince’s daughter! Thy rounded thighs are like jewels, The work of the hands of a skilful workman.

Song of Solomon 7:2

Thy body is [like] a round goblet, [Wherein] no mingled wine is wanting: Thy waist is [like] a heap of wheat Set about with lilies.

Song of Solomon 7:3

Thy two breasts are like two fawns That are twins of a roe.

Song of Solomon 7:4

Thy neck is like the tower of ivory; Thine eyes [as] the pools in Heshbon, By the gate of Bath-rabbim; Thy nose is like the tower of Lebanon Which looketh toward Damascus.

Song of Solomon 7:5

Thy head upon thee is like Carmel, And the hair of thy head like purple; The king is held captive in the tresses [thereof].

Song of Solomon 7:6

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

Song of Solomon 7:7

This thy stature is like to a palm-tree, And thy breasts to its clusters.

Song of Solomon 7:8

I said, I will climb up into the palm-tree, I will take hold of the branches thereof: Let thy breasts be as clusters of the vine, And the smell of thy breath like apples,

Song of Solomon 7:9

And thy mouth like the best wine, That goeth down smoothly for my beloved, Gliding through the lips of those that are asleep.

Song of Solomon 7:10

I am my beloved’s; And his desire is toward me.

Song of Solomon 7:11

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

Song of Solomon 7:12

Let us get up early to the vineyards; Let us see whether the vine hath budded, [And] its blossom is open, [And] the pomegranates are in flower: There will I give thee my love.

Song of Solomon 7:13

The mandrakes give forth fragrance; And at our doors are all manner of precious fruits, new and old, Which I have laid up for thee, O my beloved.

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