19 Do not hand over the life of your dove(A) to wild beasts;
    do not forget the lives of your afflicted(B) people forever.

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He

14 My dove(A) in the clefts of the rock,
    in the hiding places on the mountainside,
show me your face,
    let me hear your voice;
for your voice is sweet,
    and your face is lovely.(B)

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He

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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She

I slept but my heart was awake.
    Listen! My beloved is knocking:
“Open to me, my sister, my darling,
    my dove,(A) my flawless(B) one.(C)
My head is drenched with dew,
    my hair with the dampness of the night.”

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12 His eyes are like doves(A)
    by the water streams,
washed in milk,(B)
    mounted like jewels.

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but my dove,(A) my perfect one,(B) is unique,
    the only daughter of her mother,
    the favorite of the one who bore her.(C)
The young women saw her and called her blessed;
    the queens and concubines praised her.

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28 Abandon your towns and dwell among the rocks,
    you who live in Moab.
Be like a dove(A) that makes its nest
    at the mouth of a cave.(B)

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