Proverbs on Marriage

Proverbs 5:15-19

Drink water from your own well – share you love only with your wife. Why spill the water of you springs in public, having sex with just anyone? You should reserve it for yourselves. Don’t share it with strangers. Let you wife be a fountain of blessing for you. Rejoice in the wife of your youth. She is a loving doe, a graceful deer. Let her breasts satisfy you always. May you always be captivated by her love.

Proverbs 12:4

A worthy wife is her husband’s joy and crown; a shameful wife saps his strength.

Proverbs 14:1

A wise woman builds her house; a foolish woman tears hers down with her own hands.

Proverbs 18:22

The man who finds a wife finds a treasure and receives favor from the Lord.

Proverbs 19:13

 A foolish child is a calamity to a father; a nagging wife annoys like a constant dripping.                                                                                                                                                                                            

Proverbs 19:14

Parents can provide their sons with an inheritance of houses and wealth, but only the Lord can give an understanding wife.

 Proverbs 21:9

It is better to live alone in the corner of an attic than with a contentious wife in a lovely home.

Proverbs 21:19

It is better to live alone in the desert then with a crabby, complaining wife.

Proverbs 27:15-16

A nagging wife is as annoying as the constant dripping on a rainy day. Trying to stop her complaints is like trying to stop the wind or hold something with greased hands.

Proverbs 31: 10-12

Who can find a virtuous and capable wife? She is worth far more than precious rubies. Her husband can trust her, and she will greatly enrich his life. She will not hinder him but will help him all her life.