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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.


  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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