The loveliness and purity of the bride are pictured in the image of a paradise or garden filled with the rarest of plants of excellent fragrance and watered by abundant streams. What a love song from the bridegroom to the bride!
“My darling bride is like a private garden, a spring that no one else can have, a fountain of my own.
You are like a lovely orchard bearing precious fruit, with the rarest of perfumes; nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon, and perfume from every other incense tree, as well as myrrh and aloes, and every other lovely spice.
You are a garden fountain, a well of living water, refreshing as the streams from the Lebanon mountains.” Song 4:12-15