Hohes Lied (English Translation)

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:

As the lily among thorns,
so is my love among the daughters.

As the apple tree among the trees of the wood,
so is my beloved among the sons.
I sat down under his shadow with great delight,
and his fruit was sweet to my taste.

Who is she
that looketh forth as the morning,
fair as the moon,
clear as the sun,
and terrible as an army with banners?

His left hand should be under my head,
and his right hand should embrace me.

Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it:
if a man would give all the substance of his house for love,
it would utterly be contemned.

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