2:1 icaps am the rose of Sharon, and the lillie of the valleys.  
2:2 As the lillie among thornes, so is my loue among the daughters.  
2:3 As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloued among the sonnes. I sate downe vnder his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweete to my taste. Margin Note
2:4 Hee brought me to the banketting house, and his banner ouer mee, was loue. Margin Note
2:5 Stay me with flagons, comfort me with apples, for I am sicke of loue. Margin Note
2:6 His left hand is vnder my head, and his right hand doeth imbrace me.  
2:7 I charge you, O ye daughters of Ierusalem, by the Roes, and by the hindes of the field, that ye stirre not vp, nor awake my loue, till she please. Margin Note
2:8 The voice of my beloued! behold! hee commeth leaping vpon the mountaines, skipping vpon the hils.  
2:9 My beloued is like a Roe, or a yong Hart: behold, he standeth behind our wall, he looketh foorth at the windowe, shewing himselfe through the lattesse. Margin Note
2:10 My beloued spake, and said vnto me, Rise vp, my Loue, my faire one, and come away.  
2:11 For loe, the winter is past, the raine is ouer, and gone.  
2:12 The flowers appeare on the earth, the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.  
2:13 The fig tree putteth foorth her greene figs, and the vines with the tender grape giue a good smell. Arise, my loue, my faire one, and come away.  
2:14 O my doue! that art in the clefts of the rocke, in the secret places of the staires: let me see thy countenance, let me heare thy voice, for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.  
2:15 Take vs the foxes, the litle foxes, that spoile the vines: for our vines haue tender grapes.  
2:16 My beloued is mine, and I am his: he feedeth among the lillies.  
2:17 Untill the day breake, and the shadowes flee away: turne my beloued and be thou like a Roe, or a yong Hart, vpon the mountaines of Bether. Margin Note