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Proverbs 5:18

    Proverbs 5:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Let your fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of your youth.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Let thy fountain be blessed; And rejoice in the wife of thy youth.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Let blessing be on your fountain; have joy in the wife of your early years.

    Webster's Revision

    Let thy fountain be blessed; And rejoice in the wife of thy youth.

    World English Bible

    Let your spring be blessed. Rejoice in the wife of your youth.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Let thy fountain be blessed; and rejoice in the wife of thy youth.

    Definitions for Proverbs 5:18

    Blessed - Happy.
    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 5:18

    Let thy fountain be blessed - יהי מקורך ברוך yehi mekorecha baruch. Sit vena tua benedicta. Thy vein; that which carries off streams from the fountain of animal life, in order to disperse them abroad, and through the streets. How delicate and correct is the allusion here! But anatomical allusions must not be pressed into detail in a commentary on Scripture.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 5:18

    5:18 Fountain - Thy wife. Blessed - With children; for barrenness was esteemed a curse among the Israelites.