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 brings grief to his mother.
Proverbs 15:20
A wise son makes a father glad, but a foolish man despises his mother.
Proverbs 17:21
He who becomes the father of a fool grieves. The father of a fool has no joy.
Ecclesiastes 2:18
I hated all my labor in which I labored under the sun, seeing that I must leave it to the man who comes after me.

The contentions

Proverbs 21:9
It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than to share a house with a contentious woman.
Proverbs 25:24
It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than to share a house with a contentious woman.
Proverbs 27:15
A continual dropping on a rainy day and a contentious wife are alike:
Job 14:19
The waters wear the stones. The torrents of it wash away the dust of the earth. So you destroy the hope of man.

General references

Proverbs 17:25
A foolish son brings grief to his father, and bitterness to her who bore him.
Proverbs 25:24
It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than to share a house with a contentious woman.
Matthew 19:10
The disciples said to him, "If this is the case of the man with his wife, it is not expedient to marry."