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Friends

 1 Where has your beloved gone,

 you fairest among women?

 Where has your beloved turned,

 that we may seek him with you?

  Beloved

 2 My beloved has gone down to his garden,

 to the beds of spices,

 to feed in the gardens

 and to gather lilies.

 

 3 I am my beloved’s, and my beloved is mine.

 He grazes among the lilies.

  Lover

 4 You are beautiful, my darling, as Tirzah,

 lovely as Jerusalem,

 awesome as an army with banners.

 

 5 Turn away your eyes from me,

 for they have overcome me.

 Your hair is like a flock of goats

 that lie along the side of Gilead.

 

 6 Your teeth are like a flock of ewes

 that have come up from the washing,

 of which every one has twins;

 none is bereaved among them.

 

 7 Your temples are like a piece of a pomegranate

 behind your veil.

 

 8 There are sixty queens,

 eighty concubines,

 and virgins without number.

 

 9 My dove, my perfect one, is unique.

 She is her mother’s only daughter.

 She is the favorite one of her who bore her.

 The daughters saw her and called her blessed;

 the queens and the concubines, and they praised her.

 

 
10 
Who is she who looks forth as the morning,

 beautiful as the moon,

 clear as the sun

 and awesome as an army with banners?

 

 
11 
I went down into the nut tree grove

 to see the green plants of the valley,

 to see whether the vine budded

 and the pomegranates were in flower.

 

 12 Without realizing it,

 my desire set me

 with my royal people’s chariots.

  Friends

 13 Return, return, Shulammite!

 Return, return, that we may gaze at you.

Lover

 Why do you desire to gaze at the Shulammite

 as at the dance of Mahanaim?

 

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