Main Divisions of the Book of the Song of Solomon
Chapter 1:1-2:7 - The bride expresses her deep desire to be
with her lover and sings praises about him.
Chapter 2:8-3:5 - The affections between the bride and her
lover becomes more intimate, and she pours out more praise on
the one she loves was very elaborate and exquisite analogies
Chapter 3:6-5:1 - King Solomon gives his praise, as does the
bride, and the engagement takes place.
Chapter 5:2-6:9 - The bridegroom goes away for a period of
time, and during his absence the bride longs for his return
and continues to give him praises.
Chapter 6:10-8:4 - This section contains some very descriptive
verses describing the beauty of the bride.
Chapter 8:5-14 - The conclusion deals with the durable eternal
bond of consummated love.