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10 I was a wall, and my breasts were like the towers,
    so my betrothed viewed me with great delight.[a]

Solomon’s Vineyard and the Maiden’s Gift

11 Solomon had a vineyard[b] at Baal-hamon;
    he entrusted his vineyard to the keepers;[c]
    people paid a thousand silver pieces for its fruit.[d]
12 My own “vineyard” belongs to me;[e]
    the “thousand” are for you, O Solomon,
        and “two hundred” for those who tend its fruit.[f]

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Footnotes

  1. Song of Solomon 8:10 Literally “then I was in his eyes as one who finds peace”
  2. Song of Solomon 8:11 Literally “A vineyard was for Solomon”
  3. Song of Solomon 8:11 Literally “he gave the vineyard to the keepers”
  4. Song of Solomon 8:11 Literally “each one brought a thousand silver pieces for his fruit”
  5. Song of Solomon 8:12 Literally “My vineyard that for me before my face”
  6. Song of Solomon 8:12 Literally “and two hundred for the keepers of his fruit”

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