Song of Solomon 3International Children’s Bible (ICB)
The Woman Dreams
3 At night on my bed, I looked for the one I love. I looked for him, but I could not find him. 2 I will get up now. I will go around the city, in the streets and squares. I will look for the one I love. I looked for him, but I could not find him. 3 The watchmen found me as they patrolled the city. I asked, “Have you seen the one I love?” 4 As soon as I had left them I found the one I love. I held him. I would not let him go until I had brought him to my mother’s house. I brought him into the room where I was born.
The Woman Speaks to the Friends
5 Women of Jerusalem, promise me by the gazelles and the deer. Promise not to wake love. Don’t excite my feelings of love until I’m ready. 6 Who is this coming out of the desert like a cloud of smoke? Who is this that smells like myrrh, incense and other spices? 7 Look, it’s Solomon’s couch[a] with 60 soldiers around it. They are the finest soldiers of Israel. 8 These soldiers all carry swords. They have been trained in war. Every man wears his sword at his side. He is ready for the dangers of the night. 9 King Solomon had a couch made for himself. It is made of wood from Lebanon. 10 He made its posts of silver and its braces of gold. The seat was covered with purple cloth. The women of Jerusalem wove it with love. 11 Women of Jerusalem, go out and see King Solomon. He is wearing the crown his mother put on his head. It was his wedding day, when his heart was happy!
3:7couch Something like a bed carried by slaves on which the king lay or sat while traveling.
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