Breaking the silence, the bridegroom speaks lavish praise over the bride in this chapter. The last time he spoke directly to her was in chapter two when he called her to rise up and go with him over the mountains. Initially she would not follow him but eventually her longing to be with the one she loves compels her to leave the comfort zone behind and respond in obedience. This sacrificial obedience awes the bridegroom. He is overcome by her devotion.
Learn the significance of hair like goats coming down a mountain, teeth like shorn sheep, a neck like a tower and other unconventional romantic metaphors. Be inspired by the depth of God's love for you!