Trying to keep her in check is like stopping a wind storm or grabbing oil with your right hand.” 5. 3. Whoever can control her can control the wind. Houses and riches are an inheritance from fathers, But a prudent wife is from the LORD. “Delitzsch passes on an Arab proverb told him by Wetzstein, which runs (in Toy’s more compact summary): ‘Three things make a house intolerable: tak (the leaking through of rain), nak (a wife’s nagging) and bak (bugs).” (Kidner) Proverbs 19:14. Proverbs 21:19 “Better to live in a desert than with a quarrelsome and nagging wife.” 4. a. ~ Ephesians 5:33 ESV. Job’s nameless wife turns up after the final blow, after Job has been struck with boils. So what is a wife supposed to do then if her husband has a bad habit and wont stop? A husband and wife can envy the other their gifts, even their spiritual progress. New International Version A quarrelsome wife is like a constant dripping on a rainy day; JPS Old Testament A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike; King James Version (1611) A continuall dropping in a very rainie day, and a contentious woman, are alike. #Headship #Marriage And The Family #A Husband #Betrothed #Marrying A Non Believer #Marriage And Family #Marriage Problems #Marital Fight #Man As Head Of House #Marriage And Divorce #Vows Lexham English Bible. Chapter Parallel. Proverbs 21:19 (KJV) It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman. However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband. Proverbs 21:19 (KJVA) It is better to dwell in the wilderness , than with a contentious and an angry woman. Chapter Parallel. Proverbs 27:15-16 “ A continual dripping on a rainy day and a contentious wife are alike. In the well-known biblical story dealing with the problem of undeserved suffering, Job loses his children, his possessions, and his health. iii. Thy neck is as a tower of ivory; thine eyes like the fishpools in Heshbon, by the gate of Bathrabbim: thy nose is as the tower of Lebanon which looketh toward Damascus. A nagging wife is as annoying as the constant dripping on a rainy day. Proverbs 27:15-16 God’s Word Translation. For example, He comes home late every night after doing drugs or plays his video game for 10+ hours. The Bible (Proverbs) says a nagging wife is bad? A nagging wife is like water going drip-drip-drip on a rainy day. 1 According to the software program, Accordance, the KJV has 585, 761 words in the 39 books of the Old Testament that are accepted by Protestants as canonical; the KJV has 180,376 words in the New Testament.This comes out to a total of 766,137 words, or 25,191 words shorter than the number provided by Scott. King James Version w/ Apocrypha.