Bible Cross References
Proverbs 24:3
Homes are built on the foundation of wisdom and understanding.
Proverbs 24:4
Where there is knowledge, the rooms are furnished with valuable, beautiful things.
Proverbs 31:10-31
How hard it is to find a capable wife! She is worth far more than jewels!
Her husband puts his confidence in her, and he will never be poor.
As long as she lives, she does him good and never harm.
She keeps herself busy making wool and linen cloth.
She brings home food from out-of-the-way places, as merchant ships do.
She gets up before daylight to prepare food for her family and to tell her servant women what to do.
She looks at land and buys it, and with money she has earned she plants a vineyard.
She is a hard worker, strong and industrious.
She knows the value of everything she makes, and works late into the night.
She spins her own thread and weaves her own cloth.
She is generous to the poor and needy.
She doesn't worry when it snows, because her family has warm clothing.
She makes bedspreads and wears clothes of fine purple linen.
Her husband is well known, one of the leading citizens.
She makes clothes and belts, and sells them to merchants.
She is strong and respected and not afraid of the future.
She speaks with a gentle wisdom.
She is always busy and looks after her family's needs.
Her children show their appreciation, and her husband praises her.
He says, "Many women are good wives, but you are the best of them all."
Charm is deceptive and beauty disappears, but a woman who honors the LORD should be praised.
Give her credit for all she does. She deserves the respect of everyone.
Ruth 4:11
The leaders and the others said, "Yes, we are witnesses. May the LORD make your wife become like Rachel and Leah, who bore many children to Jacob. May you become rich in the clan of Ephrath and famous in Bethlehem.
the foolish
Proverbs 9:13-15
Stupidity is like a loud, ignorant, shameless woman.
She sits at the door of her house or on a seat in the highest part of town,
and calls out to people passing by, who are minding their own business:
Proverbs 19:13
Stupid children can bring their parents to ruin. A nagging wife is like water going drip-drip-drip.
Proverbs 21:9
Better to live on the roof than share the house with a nagging wife.
Proverbs 21:19
Better to live out in the desert than with a nagging, complaining wife.
1 Kings 16:31
It was not enough for him to sin like King Jeroboam; he went further and married Jezebel, the daughter of King Ethbaal of Sidon, and worshiped Baal.
1 Kings 21:24
Any of your relatives who die in the city will be eaten by dogs, and any who die in the open country will be eaten by vultures."
1 Kings 21:25
(There was no one else who had devoted himself so completely to doing wrong in the LORD's sight as Ahab---all at the urging of his wife Jezebel.
2 Kings 11:1
As soon as King Ahaziah's mother Athaliah learned of her son's murder, she gave orders for all the members of the royal family to be killed.