Her friends are watching as the couple come back from their time alone. She is leaning on him in that special way that a girl leans into a guy as they walk when she is happy and feeling loved.
Chapter 8 verses 5-7
Who is this coming from the wilderness,
leaning on her beloved
They are still a long way off and having this conversation between themselves. The friends can see them, but can’t hear them.
Under the apple tree I awakened you.
There your mother was in labor with you
There she was in labor and gave you birth.
She is comparing awakening love to birth. Both started under the apple tree for him. She gives him a warning about the power that has been unleashed. Don’t get hung up on his mom giving birth to him under an apple tree. They didn’t have hospitals. They normally gave birth at home, so it wouldn’t be a big stretch for her to want to give birth outside. She met his dad when he looked down from his roof and watched her taking a bath on her roof. Not exactly the inhibited type.
Make me a seal upon your heart,
a seal upon your arm,
She is asking for a seal two places. On his heart where she would know it was there, and on his arm, so that everyone would know it was there. That they were together.
Look how strong she says love is:
because love is strong as death, fervent love as relentless as the grave,
its flashes are flashes of fire, the flame of the Lord.
Many waters cannot extinguish love,
and river will not drown it.
Once you awaken it you unleash a tremendous amount of power. And that power will show itself if you stick together or if one person tries to walk away.
And remember this next one if some guy buys you dinner or spends money on you and then expects to get some sex in return.
If a man offered all the possessions of his house for love, they would utterly scorn him.
Tell that turkey to take a long walk off a short pier. If he insists that he put out some money so you should put out, tell him to come to me and I’ll pay him double what he spent on that date. It would be worth it to me to tell that little twirp what I think of him.
If he realized that he was stupid to do that, I might be willing to share this story with him. But I would be sure to make sure that he realized how stupid he was.
Wow Grandpa, you are really fired up.
Yes I am. That type of guy is the worst type of bully. I hope every girl has someone who has her back, who will stick up for her. If your friends don’t have a dad or brother or grandpa who would do this for them, I’d be glad to cover them with this double your money back guarantee..