1 CHORUS: Where did your lover go, O loveliest of women? Which way did your lover turn so that we can help you seek him?
Song 1:8 Song 5:9 Isa 2:5 Jer 14:8 Ruth 1:16-17 Ruth 2:12 Song 1:4
2 BELOVED: My love went down to his garden, to the beds of spices, to pasture his flock on the grass and gather lilies.
Song 5:13 1Thess 4:13-14 Ezek 34:23 Isa 40:11 Isa 57:1 Isa 58:11 Isa 61:11
3 I belong to my love, and my love to me. He pastures his flock among the lilies.
Song 2:16 Song 7:10 Heb 8:10 Rev 21:2-4
4 LOVER: You are fair as Tirzah, my beloved, enchanting as Jerusalem, formidable as an army!
Song 6:10 Ps 48:2 1Kgs 14:17 Lam 2:15 Ps 50:2 Rev 21:2 Song 2:14
5 Turn your eyes away from me, they take me by assault! Your hair is like a flock of goats surging down the slopes of Gilead.
Exod 32:10 Gen 32:26-28 Jer 15:1 Matt 15:27-28 Song 4:1-3
6 Your teeth are like a flock of ewes as they come up from being washed. Each one has its twin, not one unpaired with another.
Song 4:2 Matt 21:19 Matt 25:30
7 Your cheeks, behind your veil, are halves of pomegranate.
8 There are sixty queens and eighty concubines (and countless girls).
Ps 45:14 1Kgs 11:1 1Kgs 11:3 2Chr 11:21 Ps 45:9 Rev 7:9
9 My dove is my only one, perfect and mine. She is the darling of her mother, the favourite of the one who bore her. Girls have seen her and proclaimed her blessed, queens and concubines have sung her praises,
Song 5:2 Song 2:14 2Thess 1:10 Deut 4:6-7 Deut 33:29 Eph 4:3-6 Gal 4:26
10 'Who is this arising like the dawn, fair as the moon, resplendent as the sun, formidable as an army?'
Song 6:4 Job 31:26 2Sam 23:4 Eph 5:27 Isa 58:8 Matt 17:2 Rev 10:1
11 I went down to the nut orchard to see the fresh shoots in the valley, to see if the vines were budding and the pomegranate trees in flower.
Song 7:12 Acts 15:36 Gen 2:9 Isa 5:2-4 John 15:16 Luke 13:7 Mark 11:13
12 Before I knew . . . my desire had hurled me onto the chariots of Amminadib!
Hos 11:8-9 Jer 31:18-20 Luke 15:20