1. Song of Solomon 5:15 (ESV)
  2. Exposition

In what way are the man's legs columns of alabaster set on bases of gold?

Song of Solomon 5:15 (ESV)

15 His legs are alabaster columns, set on bases of gold. His appearance is like Lebanon, choice as the cedars.

The statue-like description of her beloved gives the sense of nobility and strength, and once again the use of precious metals speaks of his worth in her eyes.1