New Living Translation
Why spill the water of your springs in the streets, having sex with just anyone?
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.
Proverbs 5:16 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:16 Fountains - Thy children proceeding from thy wife and from thyself. Fountains are here put for rivers flowing from them. Dispersed - They shall in due time appear abroad to thy comfort, and for the good of others.
LibraryTwenty Second Sunday after Trinity Paul's Thanks and Prayers for Churches.
Text: Philippians 1, 3-11. 3 I thank my God upon all my remembrance of you, 4 always in every supplication of mine on behalf of you all making my supplication with joy, 5 for your fellowship in furtherance of the gospel from the first day until now; 6 being confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Jesus Christ: 7 even as it is right for me to be thus minded on behalf of you all, because I have you in my heart, inasmuch as, both in my bonds …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III
"The Truth. " Some Generals Proposed.
Thirdly, for Thy Actions.
The Right Understanding of the Law
Drink water from your own well--share your love only with your wife.
You should reserve it for yourselves. Never share it with strangers.
Let your wife be a fountain of blessing for you. Rejoice in the wife of your youth.
"Stolen water is refreshing; food eaten in secret tastes the best!"
Song of Solomon 4:12
You are my private garden, my treasure, my bride, a secluded spring, a hidden fountain.
Song of Solomon 4:15
You are a garden fountain, a well of fresh water streaming down from Lebanon's mountains.
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