Proverbs 5:16
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New American Standard Bible
Should your springs be dispersed abroad, Streams of water in the streets?

King James Bible
Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets.

Darby Bible Translation
Thy fountains shall be poured forth, as water-brooks in the broadways.

World English Bible
Should your springs overflow in the streets, streams of water in the public squares?

Young's Literal Translation
Let thy fountains be scattered abroad, In broad places rivulets of waters.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Wedded love streams forth in blessing on all around, on children and on neighbors and ill the streets, precisely because the wife's true love is given to the husband only.

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Sinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
A Sermon (No. 915) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 13th, 1870 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins." -- Proverbs 5:22. The first sentence has reference to a net in which birds or beasts are taken. The ungodly man first of all finds sin to be a bait, and charmed by its apparent pleasantness he indulges in it and then he becomes entangled in its meshes so that he cannot
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

How the Rude in Sacred Learning, and those who are Learned but not Humble, are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 25.) Differently to be admonished are those who do not understand aright the words of the sacred Law, and those who understand them indeed aright, but speak them not humbly. For those who understand not aright the words of sacred Law are to be admonished to consider that they turn for themselves a most wholesome drought of wine into a cup of poison, and with a medicinal knife inflict on themselves a mortal wound, when they destroy in themselves what was sound by that whereby they ought,
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
Proverbs 5:15
Drink water from your own cistern And fresh water from your own well.

Proverbs 5:17
Let them be yours alone And not for strangers with you.

Proverbs 5:18
Let your fountain be blessed, And rejoice in the wife of your youth.

Proverbs 9:17
"Stolen water is sweet; And bread eaten in secret is pleasant."

Song of Solomon 4:12
"A garden locked is my sister, my bride, A rock garden locked, a spring sealed up.

Song of Solomon 4:15
"You are a garden spring, A well of fresh water, And streams flowing from Lebanon."

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