Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 5:15-20

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Proverbs 5:15-20

CEBA 15 Drink water from your own cistern, gushing water from your own well. NIV 15 Drink water from your own cistern, running water from your own well. CEBA 16 Should your fountains flood outside, streams of water in the public squares? NIV 16 Should your springs overflow in the streets, your streams of water in the public squares? CEBA 17 They are yours alone, not for you as well as strangers. NIV 17 Let them be yours alone, never to be shared with strangers. CEBA 18 May your spring be blessed. Rejoice in the wife of your youth. NIV 18 May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth. CEBA 19 She is a lovely deer, a graceful doe. Let her breasts intoxicate you all the time; always be drunk on her love. NIV 19 A loving doe, a graceful deer-- may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be captivated by her love. CEBA 20 Why, my son, should you lose your senses with a mysterious woman and embrace the breasts of a foreign female? NIV 20 Why be captivated, my son, by an adulteress? Why embrace the bosom of another man's wife?