Song of Songs 6
The Church professeth her faith in Christ.
Song of Songs 6:1 Whither is thy beloved gone, O thou most beautiful among women? whither is thy beloved turned aside, and we will seek him with thee? Song of Songs 6:2 My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the bed of aromatical spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies. Song of Songs 6:3 I to my beloved, and my beloved to me, who feedeth among the lilies.
Christ sheweth the graces of the Church,
Song of Songs 6:4 Thou art beautiful, O my love, sweet and comely as Jerusalem terrible as an army set in array. Song of Songs 6:5 Turn away thy eyes from me, for they have made me flee away. Thy hair is as a flock of goats, that appear from Galaad. Song of Songs 6:6 Thy teeth as a flock of sheep, which come up from the washing, all with twins, and there is none barren among them. Song of Songs 6:7 Thy cheeks are as the bark of a pomegranate, beside what is hidden within thee. Song of Songs 6:8 There are threescore queens, and fourscore concubines, and young maidens without number. Song of Songs 6:9 One is my dove, my perfect one is but one, she is the only one of her mother, the chosen of her that bore her. The daughters saw her, and declared her most blessed: the queens and concubines, and they praised her.
and his love towards her.
Song of Songs 6:10 Who is she that cometh forth as the morning rising, fair as the moon, bright as the sun, terrible as an army set in array? Song of Songs 6:11 I went down into the garden of nuts, to see the fruits of the valleys, and to look if the vineyard had flourished, and the pomegranates budded. Song of Songs 6:12 I knew not: my soul troubled me for the chariots of Aminadab. Song of Songs 6:13 Return, return, O Sulamitess: return, return that we may behold thee.