The Song

Still-Life with Fruit, Nuts and Cheese

Perfume at the Table – Song of Songs 1:12

Song of Songs 1:12 KJV: While the king sitteth at his table, / My spikenard sends forth the smell thereof. NIV: While the king was at his table, / My perfume spread its [...]

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Browsing and Pasturing

Song of Songs 2:16b KJV: He feedeth among the lilies. NIV: he browses among the lilies. NASB: He pastures his flock among the lilies. The first colon of this verse (“My [...]

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couple kissing in a wooded area

My Love with Your Delights

Song of Songs 7:6 KJV: How fair and pleasant art thou, O love, for delights! NIV: How beautiful you are and how pleasing, / my love, with your delights! NASB: How beautiful [...]

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hand dripping with oil

Gathering Myrrh – Song of Songs 5:1

Song of Songs 5:1b KJV: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; NIV: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice. NASB: I have gathered my myrrh along with my balsam. The Hebrew [...]

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cup of raisins

Raisins and Flagons – Song of Songs 2:5

Song of Songs 2:5a KJV: Stay me with flagons… NIV: Strengthen me with raisins… NASB: Strengthen me with raisin cakes… Given the raisin-oriented [...]

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