Song of Solomon8:2

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I would lead you and bring you to my mother’s house

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— the one who has taught me.

I would give you spiced wine to drink,

the nectar of my pomegranates.


I would make sure to bring you into my world, i.e. the place where I was nurtured, the place where I learned everything I know [about how to treat a man].

I would offer you reviving happiness and abundance,

the best of my beauty and blessings.


1: “my mother’s house”

This is obviously a word picture because in that culture the reality was the opposite, the man took his wife into the homestead of his parents. But she is imagining for a moment that the situation is different.