Cedars of Lebanon: The Song of Songs
This English version of the Song of Songs is from the Jewish Publication Society’s edition of The Holy Scriptures (1917). Readers are referred to Theodor H. Gaster’s article elsewhere in this issue for a discussion of the various interpretations, old and new, that have been given of the Song.
The song of songs, which is
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth—
For thy love is better than wine.
Thine ointments have a goodly fragrance;
Thy name is as ointment poured forth;
Therefore do the maidens love thee.
Draw me, we will run after thee;
The king hath brought me into his chambers;
We will be glad and rejoice in thee,
We will find thy love more fragrant than
Sincerely do they love thee.
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