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What does it mean that the Shulammite had dark skin?



      

Song of Solomon 1:6

ESV - 6 Do not gaze at me because I am dark, because the sun has looked upon me. My mother's sons were angry with me; they made me keeper of the vineyards, but my own vineyard I have not kept!

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
The Shulammite, the woman Solomon loves, refers to herself as having dark skin: "Do not gaze at me because I am dark" (Song of Solomon 1:6, ESV). In the NASB, she is "swarthy"; in the KJV, she is "...

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