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Song of Songs 4:9 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

You have ravished my heart, my sister,[a] my bride;
    you have ravished my heart with one glance of your eyes,
    with one bead of your necklace.

Footnotes:

  1. 4:9 Sister: a term of endearment; brother-sister language forms part of the conventional language of love used in this canticle, the Book of Tobit, and elsewhere in poetry from Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Syro-Palestine.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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