Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 5:15-20

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Proverbs 5:15-20

RSV 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. RSV 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? RSV 17 Let them be for yourself alone, and not for strangers with you. NIV 17 Let them be yours alone, never to be shared with strangers. RSV 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. RSV 19 a lovely hind, a graceful doe. Let her affection fill you at all times with delight, be infatuated 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. RSV 20 Why should you be infatuated, my son, with a loose woman and embrace the bosom of an adventuress? NIV 20 Why be captivated, my son, by an adulteress? Why embrace the bosom of another man's wife?