1. Song of Solomon 5:11 (ESV)
  2. Exposition

In what sense is the man's head the finest gold?

Song of Solomon 5:11 (ESV)

11 His head is the finest gold; his locks are wavy, black as a raven.

The more detailed description of her beloved (Song of Solomon 5:11–16) starts with his head which is like the finest gold. This probably reflects the dazzling radiance of his complexion.1