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

  • Irene123
    Abortion is - murder. The 'instant' the sperm and seed come together - is life. And GOD created it. These are HIS children, not ours. We are to raise them in HIS precepts, not ours.
  • Diana branch
    The lips of a strange woman... Represents sin itself
  • Jamesbill
    It let me know that god see all things and we will have to give in accounts for the word and the things that we do, good or bad
  • Clarita
    Thank you for the wonderful verse an I pray for guidance and protectiob
  • 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.

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