New American Standard Bible
A constant dripping on a day of steady rain And a contentious woman are alike;
King James Bible
A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.
Darby Bible Translation
A continual dropping on a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike:
World English Bible
A continual dropping on a rainy day and a contentious wife are alike:
Young's Literal Translation
A continual dropping in a day of rain, And a woman of contentions are alike,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Continual dropping - Here, as in the marginal reference, the flat, earthen roof of Eastern houses, always liable to cracks and leakage, supplies the groundwork of the similitude.
LibraryThe Best Friend
A Sermon (No. 2627) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 18th, 1899, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. on Thursday evening, February 23rd, 1882. "Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not."--Proverbs 27:10. True friends are very scarce. We have a great many acquaintances and sometimes we call them friends, and so misuse the noble word "friendship." Peradventure in some after-day of adversity when these so-called friends have looked out for their …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Second Sunday after Easter
The Sixth Commandment
A foolish son is destruction to his father, And the contentions of a wife are a constant dripping.
He who would restrain her restrains the wind, And grasps oil with his right hand.
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