18 Then Melchizedek(A) king of Salem(B) brought out bread(C) and wine.(D) He was priest of God Most High,(E)

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I tried cheering myself with wine,(A) and embracing folly(B)—my mind still guiding me with wisdom. I wanted to see what was good for people to do under the heavens during the few days of their lives.

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10 How delightful(A) is your love(B), my sister, my bride!
    How much more pleasing is your love than wine,(C)
and the fragrance of your perfume(D)
    more than any spice!

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