Song of Songs 6
The Church professeth her faith in Christ.
Song of Songs 6:1 Whither hath thy beloved gone, O fair among women? Whither hath thy beloved turned, And we seek him with thee? Song of Songs 6:2 My beloved went down to his garden, To the beds of the spice, To delight himself in the gardens, and to gather lilies. Song of Songs 6:3 I [am] my beloved's, and my beloved [is] mine, Who is delighting himself among the lilies.
Christ sheweth the graces of the Church,
Song of Songs 6:4 Fair [art] thou, my friend, as Tirzah, Comely as Jerusalem, Awe-inspiring as bannered hosts. Song of Songs 6:5 Turn round thine eyes from before me, Because they have made me proud. Thy hair [is] as a row of the goats, That have shone from Gilead, Song of Songs 6:6 Thy teeth as a row of the lambs, That have come up from the washing, Because all of them are forming twins, And a bereaved one is not among them. Song of Songs 6:7 As the work of the pomegranate [is] thy temple behind thy veil. Song of Songs 6:8 Sixty are queens, and eighty concubines, And virgins without number. Song of Songs 6:9 One is my dove, my perfect one, One she [is] of her mother, The choice one she [is] of her that bare her, Daughters saw, and pronounce her happy, Queens and concubines, and they praise her.
and his love towards her.
Song of Songs 6:10 'Who [is] this that is looking forth as morning, Fair as the moonclear as the sun, Awe-inspiring as bannered hosts?' Song of Songs 6:11 Unto a garden of nuts I went down, To look on the buds of the valley, To see whither the vine had flourished, The pomegranates had blossomed Song of Songs 6:12 I knew not my soul, It made mechariots of my people Nadib. Song of Songs 6:13 Return, return, O Shulammith! Return, return, and we look upon thee. What do ye see in Shulammith?