Song of Songs 5:2-8
Listen! The man who loves me is knocking.
‘Open the door for me, my sister,’ he said.
‘You are my best friend that I love the most.
To me you are like a
Nobody is more lovely than you.
Water from the night air covers my head.
My hair is very wet.’
I do not want to put them on again.
I have washed my feet.
I do not want them to get dirty again.’
My heart began to go quicker for him.
I could feel it and I could almost hear it.
My hands were wet with
He was gone.
I felt full of love for him when he spoke.
I looked for him but I did not find him.
I spoke his name loudly but he did not answer.
They found me while they were walking through the streets of the city.
They hit me and they hurt me.
And the marks on my body show this.
Those guards on the city walls took away my
If you find him, please speak to him about me.
Please tell him that I am weak with love.
The man that you love
The young women of Jerusalem: