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Song of Solomon (Song of Songs)

Song of Solomon (Song of Songs)

What’s Up With the Ending?

You'd think that at the end, the lovers would either get together or die, right? Anyone who's seen a romantic comedy or read a Shakespeare tragedy knows how that works.

Well, these two definitely don't die, so does that mean they get together?

Probably. At the end, the bride's family finally gives a (sort-of) endorsement to the union between the two lovebirds, and according to some people, the whole thing takes place at a wedding.

A happy ending, indeed.

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