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Song of Solomon (Song of Songs)

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Song of Solomon (Song of Songs) Masculinity and Femininity Quotes

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Quote #7

How graceful are your feet in sandals, O queenly maiden! Your rounded thighs are like jewels, the work of a master hand. Your navel is a rounded bowl that never lacks mixed wine. Your belly is a heap of wheat, encircled with lilies. (NRSV 7:1-2)

How beautiful are thy feet with shoes, O prince's daughter! the joints of thy thighs are like jewels, the work of the hands of a cunning workman. Thy navel is like a round goblet, which wanteth not liquor: thy belly is like an heap of wheat set about with lilies. (KJV 7:1-2)

Talk about feminine images. Based on these descriptions, what do you think this woman looks like? Does she embody the same standards for beauty we have today?

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