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Drink water from your own cistern, running water from your own well.
King James Bible
Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well.
American Standard Version
Drink waters out of thine own cistern, And running waters out of thine own well.
Young's Literal Translation
Drink waters out of thine own cistern, Even flowing ones out of thine own well.
Proverbs 5:15 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Drink waters out of thine own cistern - Be satisfied with thy own wife; and let the wife see that she reverence her husband; and not tempt him by inattention or unkindness to seek elsewhere what he has a right to expect, but cannot find, at home.
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Proverbs 5:18,19 Let your fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of your youth...
1 Corinthians 7:2-5 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband...
Hebrews 13:4 Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
Proverbs 5:15 Parallel CommentariesCistern Drink Flowing Fountain Fresh Ones Others Running Store Water WatersCistern Drink Flowing Fountain Fresh Ones Others Running Store Water WatersTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Proverbs 5:14 And I was soon in serious trouble in the assembly of God's people."
Proverbs 5:16 Should your springs overflow in the streets, your streams of water in the public squares?
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