Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.

Bible References


Proverbs 21:9
Better to dwell on the corner of the roof, than a quarrelsome wife, and a house in common.
Psalm 55:6
Then I said - Oh that there were given me a pinion, like a dove, I would fly away and be at rest:
Psalm 120:5
Woe is me, That I sojourn in Meshek, - That I abide near the tents of Kedar!
Jeremiah 9:2
Oh that I had in the wilderness, a wayfarers lodge, That I might leave my people, and go from them, - For they all, are Adulterers, An assemblage of traitors;

General references

Proverbs 9:13
The woman Stupidity, is boisterous, so simple that she knoweth not what she would do;
Proverbs 15:17
Better is an allowance of herbs, and love, there, than a fatted ox, and hatred therewith.
Matthew 19:10
The disciples say unto him - If, so, is the cause of the husband with the wife, it is not expedient to marry.