“If my heart has been enticed(A) by a woman,(B)
    or if I have lurked at my neighbor’s door,
10 then may my wife grind(C) another man’s grain,
    and may other men sleep with her.(D)
11 For that would have been wicked,(E)
    a sin to be judged.(F)

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Many waters cannot quench love;
    rivers cannot sweep it away.
If one were to give
    all the wealth of one’s house for love,
    it[a] would be utterly scorned.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Song of Songs 8:7 Or he
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