Song of Solomon
Introduction

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Sex
Absurdities
Interpretation
Family Values
Women
Contradictions
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Song of Solomon: Sex

  1. "Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth: for thy love is better than wine." A fitting beginning for a pornographic poem. 1:2

  2. "The virgins love thee." 1:3

  3. "We will run after thee ... we will remember thy love more than wine." 1:4

  4. "He shall lie all night betwixt my breasts." 1:13

  5. "I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste." 2:3

  6. "His left hand is under my head and his right hand doth embrace me ... stir not up, nor awake my love, till he please." 2:6-7

  7. "My beloved is like a roe or a young hart: behold, he standeth behind our wall, he looketh forth at the windows, shewing himself through the lattice." 2:9

  8. "In the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance ... for ... thy countenance is comely." 2:14

  9. "My beloved is mine, and I am his: he feedeth among the lilies." 2:16

  10. "Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, turn, my beloved, and be thou like a roe or a young hart upon the mountains. 2:17

  11. "By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul loveth." 3:1

  12. "I found him whom my soul loveth: I held him, and would not let him go, until I had brought him into my mother's house, and into the chamber of her that conceived me." 3:4

  13. "Stir not up, nor awake my love, till he please." 3:5

  14. "Thy two breasts are like two young roes that are twins." 4:5

  15. "How much better is thy love than wine!" 4:10

  16. "Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon." 4:11

  17. A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed." 4:12

  18. "Thy plants are an orchard of pomegranates, with pleasant fruits." 4:13

  19. "A fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon." 4:15

  20. "Come ... blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat his pleasant fruits."
    Oh, so that's where "blow job" comes from! 4:16

  21. "I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey." 5:1

  22. "Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled." 5:2

  23. "My beloved put in his hand by the hole of the door, and my bowels were moved for him." 5:4

  24. "I rose up to open to my beloved; and my hands dropped with myrrh, and my fingers with sweet smelling myrrh, upon the handles of the lock." 5:5

  25. "I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself." 5:6

  26. "His countenance is as Lebanon, excellent as the cedars." 5:15

  27. "His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend." 5:16

  28. "The joints of thy thighs are like jewels." 7:1

  29. "Thy navel is like a round goblet, which wanteth not liquor: thy belly is like an heap of wheat set about with lilies." 7:2

  30. "Thy two breasts are like two young roes that are twins." 7:3

  31. "How pleasant art thou, O love, for delights!" 7:6

  32. "Thy breasts to clusters of grapes." 7:7

  33. "Thy breasts shall be as clusters of the vine." 7:8

  34. "Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the field ... Let us get up early to the vineyards ... there will I give thee my loves." 7:12

  35. "I would cause thee to drink of spiced wine of the juice of my pomegranate. 8:2

  36. "His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me. 8:3-4

  37. "Stir not up, nor awake my love, until he please." 8:4

  38. "We have a little sister, and she hath no breasts ... But my breasts [are] like towers." 8:8-10