Set me as a seal upon your heart,
    as (A)a seal upon your arm,
for (B)love is strong as death,
    (C)jealousy[a] is fierce as the grave.[b]
Its flashes are flashes of fire,
    the very (D)flame of the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Song of Solomon 8:6 Or ardor
  2. Song of Solomon 8:6 Hebrew as Sheol

Place me like a seal over your heart,
    like a seal on your arm;
for love(A) is as strong as death,
    its jealousy[a](B) unyielding as the grave.
It burns like blazing fire,
    like a mighty flame.[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Song of Songs 8:6 Or ardor
  2. Song of Songs 8:6 Or fire, / like the very flame of the Lord

16 Also it causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, both free and slave,[a] (A)to be marked on the right hand or the forehead,

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  1. Revelation 13:16 For the contextual rendering of the Greek word doulos, see Preface

16 It also forced all people, great and small,(A) rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hands or on their foreheads,(B)

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