Song of Solomon 6
King James Version
Daughters of Jerusalem
1 Whither is thy beloved gone, O thou fairest among women? whither
is thy beloved turned aside? that we may seek him with thee.
2 My beloved is gone
down into 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 feedeth among the
4 Thou art beautiful, O my love,
as Tirzah, comely as Jerusalem, terrible as an army with banners.
5 Turn away thine eyes from me, for they have overcome me: thy hair
is as a flock of goats that appear from Gilead.
6 Thy teeth are as a flock of sheep which go up from the washing,
whereof every one beareth twins, and there is not one barren among
7 As a piece of a pomegranate are thy temples within thy locks.
8 There are threescore queens, and fourscore concubines, and virgins
9 My dove, my undefiled is but one; she is the only one of her
mother, she is the choice one of her that bare her. The daughters
saw her, and blessed her; yea, the queens and the concubines, and
they praised her.
10 Who is she that looketh forth as the morning, fair as the moon,
clear as the sun, and
terrible as an army with banners?
11 I went down into the garden of nuts to see the fruits of the
valley, and to see whether the vine flourished and the pomegranates
12 Or ever I was aware, my soul made me like the chariots of Amminadib.
Lover and friends
13 Return, return, O Shulamite; return, return, that we may look
What will ye see in the Shulamite? As it were the company of
References and notes
1. King James Authorized Version
2. Matthew Henry Bible Commentary - http://eword.gospelcom.net/comments/song/mh/song1.htm
3. John Gill's Exposition of the Bible - http://eword.gospelcom.net/comments/song/gill/song1.htm