Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.

Bible References

Foolish

Proverbs 10:1
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
Proverbs 15:20
A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish man despises his mother.
Proverbs 17:21
He that begets a fool does it to his sorrow: and the father of a fool has no joy.
Ecclesiastes 2:18
Yea, I hated all my labor in which I had toiled under the sun: because I must leave it unto the man that shall be after me.

The contentions

Proverbs 21:9
It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a contentious woman in a whole house.
Proverbs 25:24
It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a contentious woman in a whole house.
Proverbs 27:15
A continual dripping on a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.
Job 14:19
The waters wear the stones: you wash away the things which grow out of the dust of the earth; and you destroy the hope of man.

General references

Proverbs 17:25
A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.
Proverbs 25:24
It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a contentious woman in a whole house.
Matthew 19:10
His disciples said unto him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry.