Song of Songs 1: 8-11
8 If you do not know, most beautiful of women,
follow the tracks of the sheep
and graze your young goats
by the tents of the shepherds.
9 I liken you, my darling, to a mare
among Pharaoh’s chariot horses.
10 Your cheeks are beautiful with earrings,
your neck with strings of jewels.
11 We will make you earrings of gold,
studded with silver.
Last week we addressed her insecurities with her beauty, “Do not stare at me.”
This week we look at his immediate response, “I liken you, my darling …