| Quote #4
Your two breasts are like two fawns, twins of a gazelle, that feed among the lilies. (NRSV 4:5)
Thy two breasts are like two young roes that are twins, which feed among the lilies. (KJV 4:5)
Guys, try this pick up line at a bar sometime.
| Quote #5
A garden locked is my sister, my bride, a garden locked, a fountain sealed. Your channel is an orchard of pomegranates with all choicest fruits, henna with nard, nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense, myrrh and aloes, with all chief spices—a garden fountain, a well of living water, and flowing streams from Lebanon. (NRSV 4:12-15)
A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed. Thy plants are an orchard of pomegranates, with pleasant fruits; camphire, with spikenard, Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices: A fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon. (KJV 4:12-15)
So the bride is like a locked garden, huh? Think about that one for a second. The garden looks pretty lush and the groom is pretty anxious to get a peek inside.
| Quote #6
Awake, O north wind, and come, O south wind! Blow upon my garden that its fragrance may be wafted abroad. Let my beloved come to his garden, and eat its choicest fruits. (NRSV 4:16)
Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat his pleasant fruits. (KJV 4:16)
Success! The bride opens the gates to the garden and invites the groom in to feast on her delicious fruits. Quick, somebody put on some Boyz II Men!