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Beloved

10 I am a wall, and my breasts like towers,
    then I was in his eyes like one who found peace.
11 Solomon had a vineyard at Baal Hamon.
    He leased out the vineyard to keepers.
    Each was to bring a thousand shekels[a] of silver for its fruit.
12 My own vineyard is before me.
    The thousand are for you, Solomon,
    two hundred for those who tend its fruit.

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Footnotes

  1. 8:11 A shekel is about 10 grams or about 0.35 ounces, so 1000 shekels is about 10 kilograms or about 22 pounds.

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