The Maidens to The Beloved: Why is your beloved better than others,
The Beloved about Her Lover: I am my beloved’s, and he desires me!
Greet Ampliatus, my dear friend in the Lord.
Do not be led astray, my dear brothers and sisters.
The Beloved about Her Lover: I am my lover’s
The Maidens to the Beloved: Where has your beloved gone, O most beautiful among women? Where has your beloved turned? Tell us,
As he also says in Hosea: “I will call those who were not my people, ‘My people,’ and I will call her who was unloved,
Our dear friend Luke the physician and Demas greet you.
My beloved is like a cluster of henna blossoms
The Beloved to the Maidens: My beloved
The Beloved to Her Lover: Come, my beloved, let us go to the countryside; let us spend the night in the villages.
So then, my dear friends, flee from idolatry.
The Beloved about Her Lover: Listen!
The Beloved about Her Lover: My lover is mine and I am his; he grazes among the lilies.
And a voice came from heaven: “You are my one dear Son;
I am not writing these things to shame you, but to correct you as my dear children.
to the praise of the glory of his grace