Proverbs 5:15–20

Enjoy Marriage

15 Drink water from your own cistern,

water flowing from your own well. g

16 Should your springs flow in the streets,

streams of water in the public squares? h

17 They should be for you alone

and not for you to share with strangers.

18 Let your fountain be blessed,

and take pleasure in the wife of your youth. i

19 A loving doe, a graceful fawn—

let her breasts always satisfy you; j

be lost in her love forever.

20 Why, my son, would you be infatuated

with a forbidden woman

or embrace the breast of a stranger? k

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