Daughters of Jerusalem,(A)
I am dark like the tents of Kedar,(B)
yet lovely(C) like the curtains of Solomon.

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Dark am I, yet lovely,(A)
    daughters of Jerusalem,(B)
dark like the tents of Kedar,(C)
    like the tent curtains of Solomon.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Song of Songs 1:5 Or Salma

Young women of Jerusalem, I charge you
by the gazelles and the wild does of the field,
do not stir up or awaken love
until the appropriate time.[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. 2:7 Lit until it pleases

Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you(A)
    by the gazelles and by the does of the field:
Do not arouse or awaken love
    until it so desires.(B)

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