Proverbs 5:17 {18}
Good News Translation
Your children should grow up to help you, not strangers.

Contemporary English Version
Save yourself for your wife and don't have sex with other women.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let thy vein be blessed, and rejoice with the wife of thy youth:

New American Bible
Let them be yours alone, not shared with outsiders;

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Let thy vein be blessed, and rejoice with the wife of thy youth:

Context
Avoiding Immorality
16Keep them to thyself alone, neither let strangers be partakers with thee. 17Let thy vein be blessed, and rejoice with the wife of thy youth:18Let her be thy dearest hind, and most agreeable fawn: let her breasts inebriate thee at all times: be thou delighted continually with her love.…
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Proverbs 5:16
Keep them to thyself alone, neither let strangers be partakers with thee.

Proverbs 5:18
Let her be thy dearest hind, and most agreeable fawn: let her breasts inebriate thee at all times: be thou delighted continually with her love.

Additional Translations
Let them be yours alone, never to be shared with strangers.Let them be only your own, and not strangers' with you.

Let them be for thyself alone, And not for strangers with thee.

Let them be only thine own, and let no stranger partake with thee.

Let them be only thine own, and not strangers' with thee.

Let them be for thyself alone, and not for strangers with thee.

Let them be only thy own, and not for strangers with thee.

Let them be for yourself alone, not for strangers with you.

Let them be to thee for thyself, And not to strangers with thee.
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