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Proverbs 21:9

It is nbetter to live in a corner of the housetop

than in a house shared with a quarrelsome wife.

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Proverbs 21:9 — The New International Version (NIV)

Better to live on a corner of the roof

than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.

Proverbs 21:9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop,

Than with a brawling woman in a wide house.

Proverbs 21:9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

It’s better to live alone in the corner of an attic

than with a quarrelsome wife in a lovely home.

Proverbs 21:9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Better to dwell in a corner of a housetop,

Than in a house shared with a contentious woman.

Proverbs 21:9 — New Century Version (NCV)

It is better to live in a corner on the roof

than inside the house with a quarreling wife.

Proverbs 21:9 — American Standard Version (ASV)

It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop,

Than with a contentious woman in a wide house.

Proverbs 21:9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

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

Proverbs 21:9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Better to live on a corner of a roof 

than to share a home with a quarreling woman. 

Proverbs 21:9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Better to live on the corner of a roof

than to share a house with a nagging wife.

Proverbs 21:9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

It is better to live in a corner of the housetop

than in a house shared with a contentious wife.

Proverbs 21:9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Better to dwell on the corner of a roof

than to share a house with a woman of contention.

Proverbs 21:9 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

It is better to live on a corner of a roof

than to share a house with a nagging wife.

Proverbs 21:9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

It is better to live in a corner of a roof

Than in a house shared with a contentious woman.


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