I am a rose[a][b] of Sharon,
a lily[c] of the valleys.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Song of Solomon 2:1 Or meadow saffron
  2. Song of Solomon 2:1 Not the modern flower but a common wildflower in northern Israel
  3. Song of Solomon 2:1 Or lotus

15 His legs are alabaster pillars
set on pedestals of pure gold.
His presence is like Lebanon,(A)
as majestic as the cedars.(B)

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Your head crowns you[a] like Mount Carmel,
the hair of your head like purple cloth—
a king could be held captive(A) in your tresses.

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  1. Song of Solomon 7:5 Lit head upon you is

The land mourns and withers;(A)
Lebanon is ashamed and decayed.
Sharon is like a desert;
Bashan and Carmel shake off their leaves.

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