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Love Poetry In The Bible

Love poetry in the ‌Bible ⁣is a collection of beautiful and romantic verses found‌ throughout the Scriptures. It is often characterized ‌by ​its deep⁣ expressions⁤ of love, passion, longing, and devotion between individuals, representing both romantic love between a man‌ and a woman,⁣ as well as the love between God and ‍humanity.



One of the most well-known⁢ examples of love poetry in ⁤the Bible is the Song of Solomon, ​also called‍ the Song‍ of Songs or ⁣Canticles. This poetic book is a ⁣celebration of love and‍ desire between two lovers, depicting⁢ their ​intimate exchanges, admiration for one another’s physical beauty, ⁤and their longing to be united. It uses metaphors, ⁣allegories,

What sets the Song of Solomon apart from other biblical books is the passionate love story that begins with this alluring sentence.

Love poems found in the Song of Solomon (sometimes referred to as the Song of Songs or Canticle of Canticles) have a history that begins in the 10th century B.C. . They tell the story of two lovers who yearn for each other, in body and soul.

Jewish scholars have interpreted the text as an allegory of God’s love for Israel. Some Christians see it as a metaphor for Christ’s love of the church. Others see the Song of Solomon as simply a collection of ancient poems that celebrate the joys of human sexuality.

Since love and sex are integral parts of what make us human, it’s no surprise that many religions have sacred texts addressing this topic.

In honor of Valentine’s Day, HuffPost Religion has collected just a few of the many loving lines from religious prophets, writers and philosophers.

Love Poetry In The Bible

Within the Old Testament is the Song of Songs, essentially one long passionate love poem. It has been interpreted many ways, one of which explains that it is a love poem written by God to us, expressing the love he has for each person he created.

While you could try reciting the entire book to your spouse, an alternative is to select a few verses that reflect the love that you have. Here is one section that will hopefully inspire you and encourage you to open up this fascinating book.

My lover speaks and says to me,“Arise, my friend, my beautiful one,and come!Let me see your face,let me hear your voice,For your voice is sweet,and your face is lovely.”My lover belongs to me and I to him.Set me as a seal upon your heart,as a seal upon your arm;For Love is strong as Death,longing is fierce as Sheol.Its arrows are arrows of fire,flames of the divine.Deep waters cannot quench love,nor rivers sweep it away.Were one to offer all the wealth of his house for love,he would be utterly despised.  (Song of Songs 2:10,14,16; 8:6-7)

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