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Better to dwell on the corner of a roof
    than to share a house with a woman[a] of contention.
10 The soul[b] of the wicked desires evil;
    his neighbor will not find mercy in his eyes.
11 With the punishment of a scoffer, the simple will become wise,
    and with the instruction of the wise, he will obtain knowledge.

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  1. Proverbs 21:9 Or “wife”
  2. Proverbs 21:10 Or “soul, life, throat”

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