The Song of Songs is a book of love poetry attributed to Solomon. Its inclusion in the canon was controversial; in including it, the rabbis understood it to be speaking allegorically of the relationship between God and Israel.

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Does Song on Songs 6:13 refer to “the perfect one” or “the Shulammite”?

Song of Songs 6:13a (ESV) reads: Return, return, O Shulammite, return, return, that we may look upon you. Most translations have some version of “the Shulammite [woman/maiden],” (a near ...