Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.

Brawling woman in a wide house

Bible References

Better

Proverbs 21:19
It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and angry woman.
Proverbs 12:4
A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that makes ashamed is like rottenness in his bones.
Proverbs 19:13
A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dripping.
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.

Brawling woman in a wide house

Proverbs 15:17
Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a fatted ox with hatred.
Proverbs 17:1
Better is a dry morsel, with quietness, than a house full of sacrifices with strife.

General references

Proverbs 9:13
A foolish woman is boisterous: she is simple, and knows nothing.
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.