Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 5:15-20

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Proverbs 5:15-20

KJV 15 Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well. NIV 15 Drink water from your own cistern, running water from your own well. KJV 16 Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets. NIV 16 Should your springs overflow in the streets, your streams of water in the public squares? KJV 17 Let them be only thine own, and not strangers ' with thee. NIV 17 Let them be yours alone, never to be shared with strangers. KJV 18 Let thy fountain be blessed : and rejoice with the wife of thy youth. NIV 18 May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth. KJV 19 Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love. NIV 19 A loving doe, a graceful deer-- may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be captivated by her love. KJV 20 And why wilt thou, my son, be ravished with a strange woman , and embrace the bosom of a stranger? NIV 20 Why be captivated, my son, by an adulteress? Why embrace the bosom of another man's wife?