Tag: song of solomon 5

BDBD is SOS 5:16

The Beloved maiden finishes her praise of her Lover king with one final thought. His mouth is sweetness itself (16). Not only are his lips and teeth of perfect proportion and color; but his smile projects warmth, compassion, and deep maturity. From the king’s mouth flows wise loving truth. They are sweeter than choice fruit […]

BDBD is SOS 5:8-15

The Lover describes her Lover to the daughters of Jerusalem for they had asked, “How is your beloved better than others…” (9) The King is radiant (dazzling; sunny-bright) and ruddy (rosy; flush) (10). When he is in a very large crowd, ten thousand or more he stands out as the best; distinguished, dominant, and excellent. […]