The Lover to His Beloved: Oh, 1 how beautiful you are, my beloved! 2 Oh, how beautiful you are! Your eyes 3 are like doves! 4
You are altogether beautiful, my darling! There is no blemish in you!
The Lover to His Beloved: Oh, 2 you are beautiful, my darling! 3 Oh, you are beautiful! Your eyes behind your veil are like doves. 4 Your hair is like a flock of female goats descending 5 from Mount Gilead.
Like a gold ring 1 in a pig’s snout 2 is 3 a beautiful woman who rejects 4 discretion. 5
The Beloved to Her Lover: Oh, how handsome you are, my lover! 1 Oh, 2 how delightful 3 you are! The lush foliage 4 is our canopied bed; 5
The Lover to His Beloved: My darling, you are as beautiful as Tirzah, 1 as lovely as Jerusalem, 2 as awe-inspiring 3 as bannered armies!
Egypt is like a beautiful young cow. But northern armies will attack her like swarms of stinging flies. 1
When Abram entered Egypt, the Egyptians saw that the woman was very beautiful.
The young woman was very beautiful; she became the king’s nurse and served him, but the king did not have sexual relations with her. 1
“Who 1 is this who appears 2 like the dawn? 3 Beautiful as the moon, 4 bright 5 as the sun, awe-inspiring 6 as the stars in procession?” 7
I made it beautiful with its many branches; all the trees of Eden, in the garden of God, envied it.
So Jesse had him brought in. 1 Now he was ruddy, with attractive eyes and a handsome appearance. The Lord said, “Go and anoint him. This is the one!”
When the Philistine looked carefully at David, he despised him, for he was only a ruddy and handsome boy.
Now David’s son Absalom had a beautiful sister named Tamar. In the course of time David’s son Amnon fell madly in love with her. 1
Now in all Israel everyone acknowledged that there was no man as handsome as Absalom. 1 From the sole of his feet to the top of his head he was perfect in appearance. 2
So they looked through all Israel 1 for a beautiful young woman and found Abishag, a Shunammite, and brought her to the king.
It is lofty and pleasing to look at, 1 a source of joy to the whole earth. 2 Mount Zion resembles the peaks of Zaphon; 3 it is the city of the great king.
I, the Lord, once called 1 you a thriving olive tree, one that produced beautiful fruit. But I will set you 2 on fire, fire that will blaze with a mighty roar. 3 Then all your branches will be good for nothing. 4
Consider Assyria, 1 a cedar in Lebanon, 2 with beautiful branches, like a forest giving shade, and extremely tall; its top reached into the clouds.
Realize 1 that to them you are like a sensual song, a beautiful voice and skilled musician. 2 They hear your words, but they do not obey them. 3