Behold, you are fair, my love; behold, you are fair; you have doves' eyes.
All Commentaries on Song of Songs 1:15 Go To Song of Songs 1
George Leo Haydock
Behold. The spouse makes a return of praise, and thanksgiving for her repose, to Christ. (Worthington)
The corporal beauty of Solomon or of our Saviour is not fully ascertained; but their inward perfections are often proclaimed.
Flourishing. Hebrew, "green. "Septuagint, "shaded. "(Esther i. 5.)
This bed was the womb of the blessed Virgin , the cross, or any faithful soul. St. Bernard says it is a monastery, retired and adorned with all virtues. (Calmet)