Bible: Song 1:5-6

The Country Maiden and the Daughters of Jerusalem

1:5 The Beloved to the Maidens:

I am dark but lovely, O maidens 1  of Jerusalem,

dark 2  like the tents of Qedar, 3 

lovely 4  like the tent curtains 5  of Salmah. 6 

1:6 Do not stare at me because 7  I am dark,

for 8  the sun has burned my skin. 9 

My brothers 10  were angry 11  with me;

they made me the keeper of the vineyards.

Alas, my own vineyard 12  I could not keep! 13 

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