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Song of Solomon 7:5-7 Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)

Your head crowns you like Carmel,
    and your flowing locks are like purple;
    a king is held captive in the tresses.[a]

How fair and pleasant you are,
    O loved one, delectable maiden![b]
You are stately[c] as a palm tree,
    and your breasts are like its clusters.

Footnotes:

  1. Song of Solomon 7:5 The meaning of the Hebrew word is uncertain
  2. Song of Solomon 7:6 Syr: Heb in delights
  3. Song of Solomon 7:7 Heb This your stature is
Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)

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Song of Songs 7:5-7 New International Version (NIV)

Your head crowns you like Mount Carmel.
    Your hair is like royal tapestry;
    the king is held captive by its tresses.
How beautiful you are and how pleasing,
    my love, with your delights!
Your stature is like that of the palm,
    and your breasts like clusters of fruit.

New International Version (NIV)

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