Song of Songs 2:8-17
A visit from a very special young man
Look! He is coming!
He moves quickly across the mountains.
He runs and he jumps. He comes over the hills.
Look! There he is! He is standing behind our wall.
He is looking carefully through the window.
He is looking into the room.
‘My beautiful best friend, I love you.
Please get up and come with me.
It is now the season to sing.
Near here, we can hear the lovely sound that the
The smell from the flowers on the
My beautiful best friend, I love you.
Please get up and come with me.’
The young man:
You are like a dove that is hiding in the mountains.
Show your face to me because it is lovely.
Let me hear your voice because it has a beautiful sound.
Catch the little foxes that destroy the
They destroy our
The young woman:
And I am his.
He eats slowly among the
turn round until the dawn.
Until dawn arrives and the shadows have gone,
be like a
Or be like a young male