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Song of Solomon, Song of Songs, Canticles

General Information

A book in the Old Testament of the Bible, the Song of Solomon is a collection of lyric poetry celebrating human love.


Song of Solomon

Brief Outline

  1. The mutual admiration of the lovers (1:2-2:7)
  2. Growth in love (2:8-3:5)
  3. The marriage (3:6-5:1)
  4. Longing of the wife for her absent husband (5:2-6:9)
  5. The beauty of the Shulammite bride (6:10-8:4)
  6. The wonder of love (8:5-14)

Different scholars have interpreted this book as:

Jews generally believe that the bridegroom is God and the bride is the Jewish people. Many Christians feel that the bridegroom is Christ and the bride is the Church.



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