Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 5:15-20

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Proverbs 5:15-20

NRS 15 Drink water from your own cistern, flowing water from your own well. NIV 15 Drink water from your own cistern, running water from your own well. NRS 16 Should your springs be scattered abroad, streams of water in the streets? NIV 16 Should your springs overflow in the streets, your streams of water in the public squares? NRS 17 Let them be for yourself alone, and not for sharing with strangers. NIV 17 Let them be yours alone, never to be shared with strangers. NRS 18 Let your fountain be blessed, and rejoice in the wife of your youth, NIV 18 May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth. NRS 19 a lovely deer, a graceful doe. May her breasts satisfy you at all times; may you be intoxicated always by her love. NIV 19 A loving doe, a graceful deer-- may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be captivated by her love. NRS 20 Why should you be intoxicated, my son, by another woman and embrace the bosom of an adulteress? NIV 20 Why be captivated, my son, by an adulteress? Why embrace the bosom of another man's wife?