Song of Solomon
bride was tanned because she was forced by her family to keep the vineyards.
bride is a lily among thorns. The bridegroom is an apple tree among the
forest. Each surpasses all others.
bride had unfulfilled love but then finds her love and is satisfied.
- He describes
her beauty with the beautiful and pleasant things of the earth.
bride is so lovesick it is unbearable to be away from her beloved.
beloved praises the beauty of his love. Even the queens and concubines
bride is ready to give herself physically to her beloved.
love of her beloved was more valuable than all the wealth he may have.
brothers would uphold and protect her purity if she became weak.
bride surrenders not only herself but her possessions to her love.