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Proverbs 5:17

    Proverbs 5:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

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

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Let them be for yourself only, not for other men with you.

    Webster's Revision

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

    World English Bible

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

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Definitions for Proverbs 5:17

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 5:17

    Let them be only thine own - The off-spring of a legitimate connection; a bastard brood, however numerous, is no credit to any man.