The Book of Song of Solomon Chapter 5 – New King James Version (NKJV) – Audio Bible

Chapter 5. the Beloved I have come to my garden my sister my Spouse I have gathered my mer with my spice I Have eaten my honeycomb with my honey I have drunk my wine with my milk To his friends Eat o friends Drink yes drink deeply o beloved ones The shulamite Sleep But my heart is awake It is the voice of my beloved He knocks saying open for me my sister My love My Dove my perfect one For my head is covered with you my locks With the drops of the night I have taken off my robe How can I put it on again I have washed my feet How can I defile them My beloved put his hand by the latch of The door And my heart yearned for him I arose to open for my beloved and my Hands dripped with myrrh my fingers with Liquid myrrh on the handles of the lock I opened for my beloved But my beloved had turned away and was Gone My heart leapt up when he spoke I sought him but I could not find him I called him but he gave me no answer

The Watchmen who went about the city Found me They struck me they wounded me The keepers of the walls took my veil Away from me I charge you o Daughters of Jerusalem if You find my beloved That you tell him I am lovesick The daughters of Jerusalem What is your beloved more than another Beloved o fairest among women What is your beloved more than another Beloved that you so charge us The shulamite My beloved is white and Ruddy Chief among ten thousand His head is like the finest gold his Locks are wavy and black as a raven His eyes are like doves by the rivers of Waters washed with milk and fitly set His cheeks are like a bed of spices Banks of scented herbs His lips are lilies dripping liquid Myrrh His hands are rods of gold set with a Barrel His body is carved ivory inlaid with Sapphires His legs are pillars of marble set on Bases of fine gold His countenance is like Lebanon Excellent as The Cedars His mouth is most sweet Yes he is all together lovely

This is my beloved And this is my friend o Daughters of Jerusalem

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