Proverbs 5:16
Modern Translations
New International Version
Should your springs overflow in the streets, your streams of water in the public squares?

New Living Translation
Why spill the water of your springs in the streets, having sex with just anyone?

English Standard Version
Should your springs be scattered abroad, streams of water in the streets?

Berean Study Bible
Why should your springs flow in the streets, your streams of water in the public squares?

New American Standard Bible
Should your springs overflow into the street, Streams of water in the public squares?

NASB 1995
Should your springs be dispersed abroad, Streams of water in the streets?

NASB 1977
Should your springs be dispersed abroad, Streams of water in the streets?

Amplified Bible
Should your springs (children) be dispersed, As streams of water in the streets?

Christian Standard Bible
Should your springs flow in the streets, streams in the public squares?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Should your springs flow in the streets, streams of water in the public squares?

Contemporary English Version
And don't be like a stream from which just any woman may take a drink.

Good News Translation
Children that you have by other women will do you no good.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Why should water flow out of your spring? Why should your streams flow into the streets?

International Standard Version
Should your springs flow outside, or streams of water in the street?

NET Bible
Should your springs be dispersed outside, your streams of water in the wide plazas?
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets.

New King James Version
Should your fountains be dispersed abroad, Streams of water in the streets?

King James 2000 Bible
Should your fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets?

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

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

American King James Version
Let your fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets.

American Standard Version
Should thy springs be dispersed abroad, And streams of water in the streets?

A Faithful Version
Let your fountains be dispersed abroad as rivers of waters in the streets.

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

English Revised Version
Should thy springs be dispersed abroad, and rivers of water in the streets?

Webster's Bible Translation
Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Let thy fountaines flow foorth, and the riuers of waters in the streetes.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Let thy welles flowe out abrode, that there may be riuers of waters in the streates:

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Let yi welles flowe out a brode, that there maye be ryuers of water in the stretes.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Let your fountains be scattered abroad, "" In broad places streams of waters.

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

Smith's Literal Translation
Thy fountains shall be dispersed without; in the broad places streams of waters.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Let thy fountains be conveyed abroad, and in the streets divide thy waters.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Let your fountains be diverted far and wide, and divide your waters in the streets.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And let your waters overflow in your streets and let them travel in your streets.

Lamsa Bible
Let your water overflow into your streets, let it be disbursed abroad.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Let thy springs be dispersed abroad, And courses of water in the streets.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Let not waters out of thy fountain be spilt by thee, but let thy waters go into thy streets.








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