Song of Solomon 8:5–7

5 1aWho is this coming up from the wilderness

Leaning on her beloved?”

2Beneath the 3bapple tree I awakened you;

There your mother was in labor with you,

There she was in labor and gave you birth.

6 “Put me like a 1seal over your heart,

Like a aseal on your arm.

For love is as strong as death,

2bJealousy is as severe as Sheol;

Its flashes are flashes of fire,

3The very flame of the Lord.

7 “Many waters cannot quench love,

Nor will rivers overflow it;

aIf a man were to give all the riches of his house for love,

It would be utterly despised.”

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