Therefore I also said, I will not drive them out from before you; but they shall be as thorns in your sides, and their gods shall be a snare unto you.
As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.
He that handles a matter wisely shall find good: and whosoever trusts in the LORD, happy is he.
A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dripping.
1 Corinthians 13:5
Does not behave itself rudely, seeks not her own, is not easily provoked, keeps no record of evil;
But with whom was he grieved forty years? was it not with them that had sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness?
Saying, There was in a city a judge, who feared not God, neither regarded man: And there was a widow in that city; and she came unto him, saying, Avenge me of my adversary. And he would not for awhile: but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man;read more.
Yet because this widow troubles me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she wearies me.
And it came to pass, when she pressed him daily with her words, and urged him, so that his soul was vexed unto death;
O my soul, come not into their secret; unto their assembly, my spirit, be not united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in their self-will they dug down a wall.