The Bride Searches for Her Beloved

She

I slept, but my heart was awake.
A sound! My beloved is (A)knocking.
“Open to me, my (B)sister, my (C)love,
    my (D)dove, my (E)perfect one,
for my head is wet with dew,
    my (F)locks with the drops of the night.”

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27 so (A)that he might present the church to himself in splendor, (B)without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 5:27 Or holy and blameless

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