Song of Solomon 5
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1I have come to my garden, my sister-spouse, "" I have plucked my myrrh with my spice, "" I have eaten my comb with my honey, "" I have drunk my wine with my milk. Eat, O friends, drink, "" Indeed, drink abundantly, O beloved ones!

2I am sleeping, but my heart wakes: The sound of my beloved knocking! “Open to me, my sister, my friend, "" My dove, my perfect one, "" For my head is filled [with] dew, "" My locks [with] drops of the night.”

3I have put off my coat, how do I put it on? I have washed my feet, how do I defile them?

4My beloved sent his hand from the network, "" And my bowels were moved for him.

5I rose to open to my beloved, "" And my hands dripped myrrh, "" Indeed, my fingers were flowing [with] myrrh, "" On the handles of the lock.

6I opened to my beloved, "" But my beloved withdrew—he passed on, "" My soul went forth when he spoke, I sought him, and did not find him. I called him, and he did not answer me.

7The watchmen who go around the city, "" Found me, struck me, wounded me, "" Keepers of the walls lifted up my veil from off me.

8I have adjured you, daughters of Jerusalem, "" If you find my beloved—What do you tell him? That I [am] sick with love!

9What [is] your beloved above [any] beloved, "" O beautiful among women? What [is] your beloved above [any] beloved, "" That thus you have adjured us?

10My beloved [is] clear and ruddy, "" Conspicuous above a myriad!

11His head [is] pure gold—fine gold, "" His locks flowing, dark as a raven,

12His eyes as doves by streams of water, "" Washing in milk, sitting in fullness.

13His cheeks [are] as a bed of the spice, towers of perfumes, "" His lips—lilies, dripping [and] flowing [with] myrrh,

14His hands rings of gold, set with beryl, "" His heart bright ivory, covered with sapphires,

15His limbs pillars of marble, "" Founded on sockets of fine gold, "" His appearance as Lebanon, choice as the cedars.

16His mouth is sweetness—and all of him desirable, "" This [is] my beloved, and this my friend, "" O daughters of Jerusalem!

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