17 Let them be yours alone, never to be shared with strangers.
18 May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth.

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19 A loving doe, a graceful deer— may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be intoxicated with her love.

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20 Why, my son, be intoxicated with another man’s wife? Why embrace the bosom of a wayward woman?
21 For your ways are in full view of the LORD, and he examines all your paths.

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22 The evil deeds of the wicked ensnare them; the cords of their sins hold them fast.

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23 For lack of discipline they will die, led astray by their own great folly.

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