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Proverbs 21:19 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

19 It is better to dwell in a wilderness
    than with a quarrelsome wife and trouble.

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Proverbs 25:24 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

24 It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop
    than in a mansion with a quarrelsome wife.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 25:24 A humorous saying about domestic unhappiness: better to live alone outdoors than indoors with an angry spouse. Prv 21:9 is identical and 21:19 is similar in thought.
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Proverbs 27:15 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

15 For a persistent leak on a rainy day
    the match is a quarrelsome wife;

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Ben Sira 25:23 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

23 Depressed mind, gloomy face,
    and a wounded heart—a wicked woman.
Drooping hands and quaking knees,
    any wife who does not make her husband happy.

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