Song of Solomon 1 Commentary - My Love

Song of Solomon > Song of Solomon 1 Summary. The song of songs which is Solomon's. Your love is better than wine. The king has brought me to his chambers. I am black, but comely. Where is whom my soul loves. My love is fair and has doves' eyes. See below for Biblical advice and commentary concerning Song of Solomon 1.

Song of Solomon 1 Biblical Advice and Commentary

SoS 1-8: Solomon’s Song of Songs. King Solomon’s Song of Songs complete. A love song for the Shulamite who had capture his heart, but belonged to another - 950 BC (Bible History of King Solomon)

SoS 1:2-4: Solomon Woes the Shulamite. Impressed with the Shulamite's beauty, Solomon took her into his royal tent. (The Bible Story of the Song of Solomon)

SoS 1:5-11: The Shulamite Woman Dissuades the Allure of the King's Court. There, assisted by the court ladies, Solomon endeavored with alluring flatteries to win her affections, but failed. (The Bible Story of the Song of Solomon)

SoS 1:12-2:6: The Shulamite Woman Seeks Her Lover. Released from the king's presence while still in Shunem, she sought an interview with her shepherd lover. (The Bible Story of the Song of Solomon)

Song of Solomon 1 Scriptures

1 The song of songs, which is Solomon's.
2 Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth: for thy love is better than wine.
3 Because of the savour of thy good ointments thy name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love thee.
4 Draw me, we will run after thee: the king hath brought me into his chambers: we will be glad and rejoice in thee, we will remember thy love more than wine: the upright love thee.
5 I am black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon.
6 Look not upon me, because I am black, because the sun hath looked upon me: my mother's children were angry with me; they made me the keeper of the vineyards; but mine own vineyard have I not kept.
7 Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks of thy companions?
8 If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed thy kids beside the shepherds' tents.
9 I have compared thee, O my love, to a company of horses in Pharaoh's chariots.
10 Thy cheeks are comely with rows of jewels, thy neck with chains of gold.
11 We will make thee borders of gold with studs of silver.
12 While the king sitteth at his table, my spikenard sendeth forth the smell thereof.
13 A bundle of myrrh is my wellbeloved unto me; he shall lie all night betwixt my breasts.
14 My beloved is unto me as a cluster of camphire in the vineyards of Engedi.
15 Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves' eyes.
16 Behold, thou art fair, my beloved, yea, pleasant: also our bed is green.
17 The beams of our house are cedar, and our rafters of fir.

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