God is not boring, prudish, or ashamed of sex. command notice—all heads turn in awe and admiration! breathed the sweet fragrance. Song of Song of Solomon 4:13-15 Section Songs 4:7-5:1: The king meeting the bride in the evening of the same day, expresses once more his love and admiration in the sweetest and tenderest terms and figures. Learn More About The Message your fragrance more exotic than select spices. Your body is a chalice, wine-filled. Song of Solomon 4:6-7 MSG. Song of Solomon 3:5 far more pleasing than a fine, rare wine. The syllables of your name murmur like a meadow brook. To make the mating procedure whereby procreation takes place an experience of intense attraction, intense bonding, and intense pleasure was his idea! Song of Solomon 4:6. Human sexuality is one of God’s most marvelous and blessed ideas. I stay    until dawn breathes its light and night slips away.You’re beautiful from head to toe, my dear love,    beautiful beyond compare, absolutely flawless. My brothers ridiculed me and sent me to work in the fields. Everyone loves you - of course! One look my way and I was hopelessly in love!How beautiful your love, dear, dear friend—    far more pleasing than a fine, rare wine,    your fragrance more exotic than select spices.The kisses of your lips are honey, my love,    every syllable you speak a delicacy to savor.Your clothes smell like the wild outdoors,    the ozone scent of high mountains.Dear lover and friend, you’re a secret garden,    a private and pure fountain.Body and soul, you are paradise,    a whole orchard of succulent fruits—Ripe apricots and peaches,    oranges and pears;Nut trees and cinnamon,    and all scented woods;Mint and lavender,    and all herbs aromatic;A garden fountain, sparkling and splashing,    fed by spring waters from the Lebanon mountains. Celebrate with me, friends! The song mentions 22 names of plants and 15 names of animals. Introduction: The discerning reader should be aware that many of the commentaries on Song of Solomon interpret this book allegorically (See Interpretative Approach).The "danger" is that allegory searches for a hidden spiritual meaning that transcends the literal sense of the sacred text. every syllable you speak a delicacy to savor. Your neck is carved ivory, curved and slender. Don’t look down on me because I’m dark, darkened by the sun’s harsh rays. 16 Wake up, North Wind,    get moving, South Wind!Breathe on my garden,    fill the air with spice fragrance. You looked at me, and I fell in love. beautiful beyond compare, absolutely flawless. Oh, get up, dear friend, my fair and beautiful lover—come to me! It is frequently mentioned in the Song, and always in connection with the bride. Only this one song of Solomon has been preserved. The Woman Kiss me—full on the mouth! This summary of the book of Song of Solomon provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Song of Solomon. Lilacs are exuberantly purple and perfumed, and cherry trees fragrant with blossoms. Your lips are jewel red, your mouth elegant and inviting, your veiled cheeks soft and radiant. Yes, let him eat the fine, ripe fruits. The sweet, fragrant curves of your body, the soft, spiced contours of your flesh Invite me, and I come. SONG OF SOLOMON RESOURCES Commentaries, Sermons, Illustrations, Devotionals. The Man You’re so beautiful, my darling, so beautiful, and your dove eyes are veiled By your hair as it flows and shimmers, like a flock of goats in the distance streaming down a hillside in the sunshine. The kisses of your lips are honey, my love. And then the night watchmen found me Song of Solomon 1:5 Dark am I, yet lovely, daughters of Jerusalem, dark like the tents of Kedar, like the tent curtains of Solomon. Song of Solomon 4:7 You're beautiful from head to toe, my dear love, beautiful beyond compare, absolutely flawless. Your smile is generous and full— expressive and strong and clean. streaming down a hillside in the sunshine. 7 Tell me where you’re working. First 30-days on us! Solomon had his earthly vineyard, but metaphorically she had her vineyard, namely, her own until dawn breathes its light and night slips away. Your smile is generous and full—. I stay until dawn breathes its light and night slips away. streaming down a hillside in the sunshine. 8-15 Come with me from Lebanon, my bride. Oh, listen! An elopement with my King-Lover! Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NEW NIV Study Bible Notes, Fully Revised Edition. They made me care for the face of the earth, but I … Let’s run off together! fed by spring waters from the Lebanon mountains. Camphire - Cyprus. every syllable you speak a delicacy to savor. 6-7 The sweet, fragrant curves of your body,    the soft, spiced contours of your fleshInvite me, and I come. By your hair as it flows and shimmers, like a flock of goats in the distance. His absence was painful. You looked at me, and I fell in love. It’s the sound of my lover knocking, calling! You’re beautiful from head to toe, my dear love. 3 1-4 Restless in bed and sleepless through the night, I longed for my lover. —I love you so much—. 1-5 You’re so beautiful, my darling, so beautiful, and your dove eyes are veiled. I looked high and low, and didn’t find him. Read verse in The Message Bible I wanted my lover in the worst way! Your skin is silken and tawny like a field of wheat touched by the breeze. Only this one song of Solomon has been preserved. expressive and strong and clean. The Message Song of Solomon 4:4. No wonder everyone loves to say your name! J. Paul Tanner, “The Message of the Song of Songs,”Bibliotheca Sacra 154: 613 (1997): 142-161. acknowledgment of Solomon’s ownership, there is a careful play on the vineyard motif. And then the night watchmen found me Song of Solomon 4:12 Dear lover and friend, you're a secret garden, a private and pure fountain. expressive and strong and clean. Take me away with you! The smooth, lithe lines of your neck command notice--all heads turn in awe and admiration! Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our new, The Message Large-Print Devotional Bible--soft leather-look, brown, NIV and The Message Side-by-Side Bible: Two Bible Versions Together for Study and Comparison, The Message Devotional Bible LeatherLike, Brown, The Message: Solo - An Uncommon Devotional, The Message Bible, Compact Soft leather-look, tan. We'll celebrate, we'll sing, we'll make great music. Song of Song of Solomon 4:11. I stay    until dawn breathes its light and night slips away.You’re beautiful from head to toe, my dear love,    beautiful beyond compare, absolutely flawless. So I got up, went out and roved the city, hunting through streets and down alleys. To love!” The Woman I was sound asleep, but in my dreams I was wide awake. Song of Song of Solomon 4:9. 4 Oh, let me warn you, sisters in Jerusalem: Don't excite love, don't stir it up, until the time is ripe - and you're ready. leave your … 1 You're so beautiful, my darling, so beautiful, and your dove eyes are veiled By your hair as it flows and shimmers, like a flock of goats in the distance streaming down a hillside in the sunshine. The Song of Solomon _____. And why not? For your love is better than vintage wine. darkened by the sun’s harsh rays. I looked high and low, and didn’t find him. Song of Solomon 2:7 Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you by the gazelles and by the does of the field: Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires. The beauty of human sexuality is expressed thoroughly and without hesitation in the Song of Solomon. By your hair as it flows and shimmers, like a flock of goats in the distance. 8-15 Come with me from Lebanon, my bride. I looked high and low, and didn’t find him. 4 Take me away with you! Song of Solomon is wisdom literature found in poetry form. Oh, let my lover enter his garden! 1-4 Restless in bed and sleepless through the night, I longed for my lover. Let's run off together! I wanted him desperately. far more pleasing than a fine, rare wine. Raise your glasses—“To life! I wanted my lover in the worst way! Come, my shy and modest dove—. Leave Lebanon behind, and come.Leave your high mountain hideaway. streaming down a hillside in the sunshine. You’re beautiful from head to toe, my dear love. 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