King James Version
It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.
Darby Bible Translation
It is better to dwell in a desert land. than with a contentious and irritable woman.
World English Bible
It is better to dwell in a desert land, than with a contentious and fretful woman.
Young's Literal Translation
Better to dwell in a wilderness land, Than with a woman of contentions and anger.
Proverbs 21:19 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
in...: Heb. in the land of the desert
It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.Proverbs 21:19 Parallel Commentaries
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To Syagrius, Ætherius, Virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops  . Gregory to Syagrius of Augustodunum (Autun), Etherius of Lugdunum (Lyons), Virgilius of Aretale (Arles), and Desiderius of Vienna (Vienne), bishops of Gaul. A paribus. Our Head, which is Christ, has to this end willed us to be His members, that through the bond of charity and faith He might make us one body in Himself. And to Him it befits us so to adhere in heart, that, since without Him we can be nothing, through Him we may …
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