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The Shulamite

  • I am dark, daughters of Jerusalem, / And I am beautiful! / Dark as the tents of Kedar, lavish / As Solomon's tapestries. / Do not see me only as dark. The sun / has stared at me.

    • The Shulamite,
    • Song of Songs ()
  • I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine ...

    • The Shulamite,
    • Song of Songs ()
  • ... jealousy is cruel as the grave.

    • The Shulamite,
    • Song of Songs ()

The Shulamite, Hebrew poet

(3rd cent. BCE)