She

16 How handsome you are, my beloved!(A)
    Oh, how charming!
    And our bed is verdant.

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She

Like an apple[a] tree among the trees of the forest
    is my beloved(A) among the young men.
I delight(B) to sit in his shade,
    and his fruit is sweet to my taste.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Song of Songs 2:3 Or possibly apricot; here and elsewhere in Song of Songs

17 Until the day breaks
    and the shadows flee,(A)
turn, my beloved,(B)
    and be like a gazelle
or like a young stag(C)
    on the rugged hills.[a](D)

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Footnotes

  1. Song of Songs 2:17 Or the hills of Bether

Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you(A)
    if you find my beloved,(B)
what will you tell him?
    Tell him I am faint with love.(C)

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