Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Let your fountain be blessed and enjoy the wife of your youth.

New American Standard Bible

Let your fountain be blessed, And rejoice in the wife of your youth.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Let your fountain be blessed,
and take pleasure in the wife of your youth.

A Conservative Version

Let thy fountain be blessed, and rejoice in the wife of thy youth:

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Let your fountain [of human life] be blessed [with the rewards of fidelity], and rejoice in the wife of your youth.

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thy fountain shall be blessed; and rejoice with the wife of thy youth.

Julia Smith Translation

Thy fountain shall be blessed: and rejoice from the wife of thy youth.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

May your fountain be blessed, and rejoice in the wife of your youth.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let thy well be blessed; and be glad with the wife of thy youth.

NET Bible

May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in your young wife --

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Let thy well-spring be blessed, - and get thy joy from the wife of thy youth: -

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Let thy fountain be blessed, And rejoice because of the wife of thy youth,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מקר מקור 
Maqowr 
Usage: 18

be blessed
בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

and rejoice
שׂמח 
Samach 
Usage: 155

with the wife
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Do Not Commit Adultery Against Wisdom

17 They should be for you alone and not for strangers who are with you. 18 Let your fountain be blessed and enjoy the wife of your youth. 19 Like a loving deer, a beautiful doe, let her breasts satisfy you all the time. Be constantly intoxicated by her love.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Find joy in living with your wife whom you love every day of your pointless life that God gave you on earth, because this is your life assignment and your work to do on earth.

Song of Songs 4:12

My sister, my bride, is a locked garden a locked rock garden, a sealed up spring.

Song of Songs 4:15

You are a garden spring, a well of fresh water, streams flowing from Lebanon.

Malachi 2:14-15

Yet you ask, "For what reason?' Because the LORD acts as a witness between you and the wife of your youth, because you were unfaithful to her, your partner, the wife of your covenant.

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