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Archive for March 19th, 2010

(Song 1:2) She says: Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For his love is better than wine.

(Song 1:13) She says: My beloved is to me a sachet of myrrh that lies between my breasts.

(Song 1:16-17) They imagine the green grass they are lying on to be their bed and the cedar trees are the beams of their house.

(Song 2:3) With great delight she sits in his shadow and his fruit is sweet to her taste.

(Song 2:7) She adjures the daughters of Jerusalem by the gazelles and the does of the field not to stir up or awaken love until it pleases.

(Song 2:14) He calls her his dove, desires to see her face and calls the sound of her voice sweet.

(Song 2:17) She says: Until the day breathes & the shadows flee, turn and be like a gazelle or a young stag on the cleft mountains (breasts)

(Song 4:5-6) Your breasts are like two fawns grazing among the lilies. _ I will go to the mountain of myrrh and to the hill of frankincense

(Song 4:11-15) Girl’s body is a garden of fruit & spices. She has a well of running water. Honey & milk under tongue. Smells like Lebanon.

(Song 4:16) The girl invites him to blow like the wind over her garden, enter garden and eat its choicest fruits. He does in Song 5:1.

(Song 5:16) His mouth is most sweet,and he is altogether desirable. This is my beloved and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

(Song 6:13) Desire is expressed to have the Shulammite girl return so that she might be looked upon as she dances.

(Song 7:1-2) He gazes upon her feet (in sandals), rounded thighs, navel (as a rounded bowl full of wine), belly (heap of wheat with lilies)

(Song 7:3-5) Breasts like two fawns, twins of gazelle. Then neck, eyes (pools of water), finally hair which captivates with its tresses.

(Song 7:7) She is like a palm tree and her breasts are like clusters. He climbs the tree to take hold of her fruit.

(Song 7:9) Kissing described in terms of mouth as being like the best wine going down smoothly gliding over lips and teeth.

(Song 7:10) I am my beloved’s, and his desire is for me.

(Song 8:3) His left arm is under her head, and his right arm embraces her!

(Song 8:6-7) Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm. Love is like the fire of the LORD. Flood waters cannot quench love.

(Song 8:14) She urges him: Make haste, my beloved, and be like a gazelle or a young stag on the mountains of spices.

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(Ecc 1:2) A breath, a breath, everything is just a breath – momentary, light, transitory. Life is a chasing after the wind.

(Ecc 1:5-8) The sun rises, sets, and hurries back to where it rises. The wind blows south & turns north ever returning on its course.

(Ecc 2:24-25) Nothing better than eat, drink and find satisfaction in work. This is from the hand of God without him who can find happiness?

(Ecc 3:1) There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under heaven e.g. a time to weep and a time to laugh.

(Ecc 3:12-13) Nothing better than to be happy and do good, eat and drink, and find satisfaction in all one’s toil–this is the gift of God.

(Ecc 4:6) Better one handful with tranquillity than two handfuls with toil and chasing after the wind.

(Ecc 4:10) If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up!

(Ecc 5:19-20) God gives wealth & possessions. Enables acceptance of one’s lot, happiness in work, gladness in heart–this is a gift of God

(Ecc 6:7) All man’s efforts are for his mouth, yet his appetite is never satisfied.

(Ecc 7:2-3) Better a house of mourning than a house of feasting – take this to heart. Sorrow better than laughter, sad face good for heart.

(Ecc 7:14) When times are good, be happy; but when times are bad, consider: God has made the one as well as the other.

(Ecc 8:8) No man has power over the wind to contain it; so no one has power over the day of his death.

(Ecc 8:15) So enjoy life, nothing is better for man than to eat and drink and be glad in all the days of life God has given him under sun.

(Ecc 9:6) When we die our love, hate, jealousy vanishes and never again has a part in anything that happens under the sun.

(Ecc 9:7-8) Eat food with gladness, drink wine with joy, be clothed in white, anoint your head with oil. It is now God favors what you do.

(Ecc 9:9) Enjoy life with your wife, whom you love all the days of this meaningless life that God has given you under the sun.

(Ecc 10:1) As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor.

(Ecc 11:9) Be happy young man, follow the ways of your heart and eyes in giving you joy but know that God will bring all things to judgment

(Ecc 12:11-12) Be warned of adding to the one Shepherd’s wisdom. Of making many books there is no end and much study wearies the body.

(Ecc 12:13) Now all has been heard. Here is the conclusion of the matter-Fear God & keep his commandments for this is the whole duty of man

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