Proverbs 21:9
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Holman Christian Standard Bible
Better to live on the corner of a roof than to share a house with a nagging wife.

New American Standard Bible
It is better to live in a corner of a roof Than in a house shared with a contentious woman.

King James Bible
[It is] better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.

New Living Translation
It's better to live alone in the corner of an attic than with a quarrelsome wife in a lovely home.

English Standard Version
It is better to live in a corner of the housetop than in a house shared with a quarrelsome wife.

New American Standard Bible
It is better to live in a corner of a roof Than in a house shared with a contentious woman.

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Better to live on the corner of a roof than to share a house with a nagging wife.

International Standard Version
It's better to live in a corner on the roof than to share a house with a contentious woman.

NET Bible
It is better to live on a corner of the housetop than in a house in company with a quarrelsome wife.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
It is better to sit on the corner of the roof than to dwell with a contentious woman.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Better to live on a corner of a roof than to share a home with a quarreling woman.

King James 2000 Bible
It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a contentious woman in a whole house.

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

American Standard Version
It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, Than with a contentious woman in a wide house.

Douay-Rheims Bible
It is better to sit in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling women, and in a common house.

Darby Bible Translation
It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a contentious woman, and a house in common.

English Revised Version
It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a contentious woman in a wide house.

Webster's Bible Translation
It is better to dwell in a corner of the house-top, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.

World English Bible
It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than to share a house with a contentious woman.

Young's Literal Translation
Better to sit on a corner of the roof, Than with a woman of contentions and a house of company.
Cross References
Proverbs 19:13
A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.

Proverbs 21:8
The way of man is froward and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.

Proverbs 21:10
The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes.

Proverbs 21:19
It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.

Proverbs 25:24
It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman and in a wide house.

Proverbs 1:1
The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;

Proverbs 21:7
The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.

Proverbs 21:6
The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death.

Proverbs 21:11
When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

Proverbs 21:12
The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked: but God overthroweth the wicked for their wickedness.
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