14 she took off her widow’s clothes,(A) covered herself with a veil(B) to disguise herself, and then sat down(C) at the entrance to Enaim, which is on the road to Timnah.(D) For she saw that, though Shelah(E) had now grown up, she had not been given to him as his wife.

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Tell me, you whom I love,
    where you graze your flock
    and where you rest your sheep(A) at midday.
Why should I be like a veiled(B) woman
    beside the flocks of your friends?

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How beautiful you are, my darling!
    Oh, how beautiful!
    Your eyes behind your veil(A) are doves.(B)
Your hair is like a flock of goats
    descending from the hills of Gilead.(C)

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Your lips are like a scarlet ribbon;
    your mouth(A) is lovely.(B)
Your temples behind your veil
    are like the halves of a pomegranate.(C)

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Your temples behind your veil(A)
    are like the halves of a pomegranate.(B)

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Take millstones(A) and grind(B) flour;
    take off your veil.(C)
Lift up your skirts,(D) bare your legs,
    and wade through the streams.

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