Proverbs 5:15-23 NLT

15 Drink water from your own well -- share your love only with your wife. a

References for Proverbs 5:15

    • j 5:15 - Hebrew <I>Drink water from your own cistern, flowing water from your own well.</I>
      16 Why spill the water of your springs in public, having sex with just anyone? b

      References for Proverbs 5:16

        • k 5:16 - Hebrew <I>Why spill your springs in public, your streams in the streets?</I>
          17 You should reserve it for yourselves. Don't share it with strangers.
          18 Let your wife be a fountain of blessing for you. Rejoice in the wife of your youth.
          19 She is a loving doe, a graceful deer. Let her breasts satisfy you always. May you always be captivated by her love.
          20 Why be captivated, my son, with an immoral woman, or embrace the breasts of an adulterous woman?
          21 For the LORD sees clearly what a man does, examining every path he takes.
          22 An evil man is held captive by his own sins; they are ropes that catch and hold him.
          23 He will die for lack of self-control; he will be lost because of his incredible folly.