The wisdom of women buildeth their house; but folly plucketh it down with her hands.
And all the people that were in the gate and the elders said, We are witnesses. Jehovah make the woman that cometh into thy house like Rachel and like Leah, which two did build the house of Israel; and acquire power in Ephratah, and make thyself a name in Bethlehem;
Who can find a woman of worth? for her price is far above rubies.
And it came to pass, as if it was a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took as wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Zidonians; and he went and served Baal and worshipped him.
Him that dieth of Ahab in the city shall the dogs eat, and him that dieth in the field shall the fowl of the heavens eat.
And when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she rose up and destroyed all the royal seed.
The foolish woman is clamorous; she is stupid, and knoweth nothing.
A foolish son is the calamity of his father; and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.
It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a contentious woman, and a house in common.
It is better to dwell in a desert land. than with a contentious and irritable woman.
Through wisdom is a house built, and by understanding it is established;