Song of Solomon: Selected Verses

  1. Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth. - 1:2
  2. The virgins love thee. - 1:3
  3. I am black, but comely. - 1:5
  4. He shall lie all night betwixt my breasts. - 1:13
  5. His fruit was sweet to my taste. - 2:3
  6. His left hand is under my head, and his right hand doth embrace me. - 2:6
  7. Stir not up, nor awake my love, till he please. - 2:7
  8. Stir not up, nor awake my love, till he please. - 3:5
  9. Thy hair is as a flock of goats, that appear from mount Gilead. - 4:1, 6:5
  10. Thy teeth are like a flock of sheep that are even shorn, which came up from the washing; whereof every one bear twins, and none is barren among them. - 4:2
  11. Thy temples are like a piece of a pomegranate. - 4:3
  12. Thy neck is like the tower of David builded for an armoury, whereon there hang a thousand bucklers, all shields of mighty men. - 4:4
  13. Thy two breasts are like two young roes that are twins. - 4:5, 7:3
  14. Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled. - 5:2
  15. My beloved put in his hand by the hole of the door, and my bowels were moved for him. - 5:4
  16. I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself. - 5:6
  17. There are threescore queens, and fourscore concubines, and virgins without number. - 6:8
  18. The joints of thy thighs are like jewels, the work of the hands of a cunning workman. - 7:1
  19. Thy navel is like a round goblet, which wanteth not liquor - 7:2
  20. Thy belly is like an heap of wheat set about with lilies. - 7:2
  21. Thy two breasts are like two young roes that are twins. - 7:3
  22. Thy nose is as the tower of Lebanon which looketh toward Damascus. - 7:4
  23. Thy breasts to clusters of grapes. - 7:7