Holman Christian Standard Bible
1Y Where has your love gone, most beautiful of women? Which way has he turned? We will seek him with you. W
2My love has gone down to his garden, to beds of spice, to feed in the gardens and gather lilies.
3I am my love's and my love is mine; he feeds among the lilies. M
4You are as beautiful as Tirzah, my darling, lovely as Jerusalem, awe-inspiring as an army with banners.
5Turn your eyes away from me, for they captivate me. Your hair is like a flock of goats streaming down from Gilead.
6Your teeth are like a flock of ewes coming up from washing, each one having a twin, and not one missing.
7Behind your veil, your brow is like a slice of pomegranate.
8There are 60 queens and 80 concubines and young women without number.
9But my dove, my virtuous one, is unique; she is the favorite of her mother, perfect to the one who gave her birth. Women see her and declare her fortunate; queens and concubines also, and they sing her praises: Y
10Who is this who shines like the dawn-- as beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun, awe-inspiring as an army with banners? W
11I came down to the walnut grove to see the blossoms of the valley, to see if the vines were budding and the pomegranates blooming.
12Before I knew it, my desire put me among the chariots of my noble people. Y
13Come back, come back, Shulammite! Come back, come back, that we may look at you! M Why are you looking at the Shulammite, as you look at the dance of the two camps?