The Song of Solomon, also called the “Song of Songs,” was written about King Solomon. It’s content is perhaps a bit too explicit for some people’s sense of appropriateness and certainly not what many would expect to find in the Bible.
On the surface, it is a frank poem exalting courtship, sexual desire, and marriage. On a deeper level it becomes a metaphor for the love and yearning that Jesus has for his followers and his desire and longing to connect with them on an intimate spiritual level.
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