Today’s Inspirational Verse© consists of verses in two different versions;translations. Enjoy!
Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well.
Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets.
Let them be only thine own, and not strangers’ with thee.
Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth.
Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love.
And why wilt thou, my son, be ravished with a strange woman, and embrace the bosom of a stranger?
For the ways of man are before the eyes of the Lord, and he pondereth all his goings.
His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins.
He shall die without instruction; and in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray. – Proverbs 5:15-23 (KJV)
Drink waters out of your own cistern [of a pure marriage relationship], and fresh running waters out of your own well.
Should your offspring be dispersed abroad as water brooks in the streets?
[Confine yourself to your own wife] let your children be for you alone, and not the children of strangers with you.
Let your fountain [of human life] be blessed [with the rewards of fidelity], and rejoice in the wife of your youth.
Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant doe [tender, gentle, attractive]—let her bosom satisfy you at all times, and always be transported with delight in her love.
Why should you, my son, be infatuated with a loose woman, embrace the bosom of an outsider, and go astray?
For the ways of man are directly before the eyes of the Lord, and He [Who would have us live soberly, chastely, and godly] carefully weighs all man’s goings.
His own iniquities shall ensnare the wicked man, and he shall be held with the cords of his sin.
He will die for lack of discipline and instruction, and in the greatness of his folly he will go astray and be lost. – Proverbs 5:15-23 (AMP)
Until Next Time,
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