“I have spread my couch with coverings,
With colored linens of Egypt.
Moreover, the manufacturers of linen made from combed flax
And the weavers of white cloth will be utterly dejected.
“Your sail was of fine embroidered linen from Egypt
So that it became your distinguishing mark;
Your awning was blue and purple from the coastlands of Elishah.
Also Solomon’s import of horses was from Egypt and Kue, and the king’s merchants procured them from Kue for a price.
She makes coverings for herself;
Her clothing is fine linen and purple.
“How handsome you are, my beloved,
And so pleasant!
Indeed, our couch is luxuriant!
“Behold, it is the traveling couch of Solomon;
Sixty mighty men around it,
Of the mighty men of Israel.
Behold, I will throw her on a bed of sickness, and those who commit adultery with her into great tribulation, unless they repent of her deeds.