Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

Bible References

General references

Proverbs 19:13
A foolish son is the destruction of his father; and the bitter arguments of a wife are like drops of rain falling without end.
Proverbs 21:9
It is better to be living in an angle of the house-top, than with a bitter-tongued woman in a wide house.
Proverbs 27:15
Like an unending dropping on a day of rain is a bitter-tongued woman.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain