Proverbs 5:18

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let thy fountaine be blessed: and reioyce with the wife of thy youth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Let your fountain be blessed, And rejoice in the wife of your youth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let thy fountain be blessed; And rejoice in the wife of thy youth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

Let thy fountain be blessed; and have joy of the wife of thy youth.
- Darby Bible

Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth.
- Webster's Bible

Let your spring be blessed. Rejoice in the wife of your youth.
- World English Bible

Let thy fountain be blessed, And rejoice because of the wife of thy youth,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Let thy fountain be blessed; and have joy of the wife of thy youth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 5:18


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


Discussion for Proverbs 5

  • Jerry
    "The strange woman..." watch out! she might look pretty, but she is deadly!
    Samson was led astray by one of theses "...strange women..."
    Got to control our fleshly desires.
  • R.L.Jackson
    Knowing Wisdom is a blessing she keeps us on the road of Righteousness. With out the truth which is Christ Jesus we all would be dam. Thank you Abba for sending Grace to our rescue amen.
  • Carol
    This is truly an eye opener for me it has made me really think about the things I'm doing in my life that are unpleasing in God's sight and I'm going to truly endeavor to get them corrected at once pray for my learning the way of true repentance so my soul is not lost due to the sinful lusts of this world.
  • Moh
    Proverb 5:15 is a strong cure for all diseases except traumatism and structural defect by following the rules.
  • Evelyn
    The lord is saying beware of the people,or person you invited in your personal life and every female,male look good may not be all good or clean
  • Angela
    Basically, the scripture tells us that when we stray from the word of God, we are more susceptible to sinful behavior. We are to keep away from sin, and not allow others to lead us into sin.

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