Place me like a seal over your heart,
    like a seal on your arm;
for love(A) is as strong as death,
    its jealousy[a](B) unyielding as the grave.
It burns like blazing fire,
    like a mighty flame.[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Song of Songs 8:6 Or ardor
  2. Song of Songs 8:6 Or fire, / like the very flame of the Lord
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Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame.

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16 See, I have engraved(A) you on the palms of my hands;
    your walls(B) are ever before me.

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16 Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me.

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23 “‘On that day,(A)’ declares the Lord Almighty, ‘I will take you, my servant(B) Zerubbabel(C) son of Shealtiel,’ declares the Lord, ‘and I will make you like my signet ring,(D) for I have chosen you,’ declares the Lord Almighty.”

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23 In that day, saith the Lord of hosts, will I take thee, O Zerubbabel, my servant, the son of Shealtiel, saith the Lord, and will make thee as a signet: for I have chosen thee, saith the Lord of hosts.

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