Proverbs 5:17
Modern Translations
New International Version
Let them be yours alone, never to be shared with strangers.

New Living Translation
You should reserve it for yourselves. Never share it with strangers.

English Standard Version
Let them be for yourself alone, and not for strangers with you.

Berean Study Bible
Let them be yours alone, never to be shared with strangers.

New American Standard Bible
Let them be yours alone, And not for strangers with you.

NASB 1995
Let them be yours alone And not for strangers with you.

NASB 1977
Let them be yours alone, And not for strangers with you.

Amplified Bible
[Confine yourself to your own wife.] Let your children be yours alone, And not the children of strangers with you.

Christian Standard Bible
They should be for you alone and not for you to share with strangers.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They should be for you alone and not for you to share with strangers.

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

Good News Translation
Your children should grow up to help you, not strangers.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They should be yours alone, so do not share them with strangers.

International Standard Version
They should be for you alone and not for strangers who are with you.

NET Bible
Let them be for yourself alone, and not for strangers with you.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Let them be only thine own, and not strangers' with thee.

New King James Version
Let them be only your own, And not for strangers with you.

King James 2000 Bible
Let them be only for your own, and not for strangers with you.

New Heart English Bible
Let them be for yourself alone, not for strangers with you.

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

American King James Version
Let them be only your own, and not strangers' with you.

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

A Faithful Version
Let them be only your own, and not strangers' with you.

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

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

Webster's Bible Translation
Let them be only thy own, and not for strangers with thee.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But let them bee thine, euen thine onely, and not the strangers with thee.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
But let them be onlye thyne owne, and not straungers with thee.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
But let them be only thine owne, & not straungers with the.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Let them be to you for yourself, "" And not to strangers with you.

Young's Literal Translation
Let them be to thee for thyself, And not to strangers with thee.

Smith's Literal Translation
They shall be to thee alone, and not strangers with thee.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Keep them to thyself alone, neither let strangers be partakers with thee.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Hold them for yourself alone, and do not let strangers be partakers with you.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And let them be to you alone, and let not estranged males be sexual partners with you.

Lamsa Bible
Let it be for yourself alone, let not strangers be partners with you.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Let them be only thine own, And not strangers' with thee.

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








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