Song of Songs 4
A new wife
The young man:
My best friend that I love, you are certainly very beautiful!
Your eyes behind your
Your hair is like a group of goats.
It is like goats that are coming down
They are like sheep after someone has cut off their dirty
They are like sheep that are coming out of the pool of water.
Each tooth is one of a pair. Not one of them is alone.
Your mouth is lovely.
The sides of your face are round like the halves of a
They walk slowly among the
Until the shadows go, I will go to the hill with the lovely smell.
I find that every part of you is beautiful.
There is no part of you that is not lovely.
You are my new wife.
Come with me from Lebanon.
Come down from the top of Amana, from the top of Senir.
Come down from the highest part of Hermon.
Come away from the
and from the places in the mountains where there are
You are my sister and my new wife.
When you looked at me, I knew that I wanted you more than anyone else.
I see one of the valuable stones that hang round your neck.
And then I know that you are the most valuable person to me.
It gives to me more pleasure than when I drink
You have a smell that is more lovely than any
They taste like
The smell of your clothes is like the smell of Lebanon.
You are like a
You are like a
Water cannot rise from it.
There are fruits that many people like.
There are many different plants that have lovely smells.
All the best
You are like a well that is full of water.
The water now comes quickly down from Lebanon.
The young woman:
Blow on my garden so that its lovely smell will move all over the place.
I really want the man that I love to come into his garden.
Let him taste the best fruits.