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[Bride]

10 I am a wall, and my breasts are like towers.
    So he considers me to be one who has found peace.[a]
11 Solomon had a vineyard at Baal Hamon.
    He entrusted that vineyard to caretakers.
    Each one was to bring 25 pounds of silver
        in exchange for its fruit.
12 My own vineyard is in front of me.
    That 25 pounds is yours, Solomon,
        and 5 pounds go to those who take care of its fruit.

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Footnotes

  1. Song of Solomon 8:10 In Hebrew there is a play on the words “peace” (shalom), “Solomon” (Shlomo), and “the young woman from Shulam” (Shulamith).

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10 I am a wall,
    and my breasts are like towers.
Thus I have become in his eyes
    like one bringing contentment.
11 Solomon had a vineyard(A) in Baal Hamon;
    he let out his vineyard to tenants.
Each was to bring for its fruit
    a thousand shekels[a](B) of silver.
12 But my own vineyard(C) is mine to give;
    the thousand shekels are for you, Solomon,
    and two hundred[b] are for those who tend its fruit.

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Footnotes

  1. Song of Songs 8:11 That is, about 25 pounds or about 12 kilograms; also in verse 12
  2. Song of Songs 8:12 That is, about 5 pounds or about 2.3 kilograms

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