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Do you believe that Solomon wrote this verse, or was it from another contributor?
Well, 10:1 says, “The proverbs of Solomon” and the book doesn’t tell us anything different until 30:1. And if anybody had experience dealing with wives, it was Solomon, right? (See 1 Kings 11:3)
A peevish angry wife makes her husband’s life uneasy, to whom she should be a comfort and a help. Those cannot dwell in peace and happiness that cannot dwell in peace and love. Even those that are one flesh, if they be not withal one spirit, have no joy of their union. The wife of thy covenant is thy companion, and yet, if she be peevish and provoking, it is better to dwell in a solitary wilderness, exposed to wind and weather, than in company with her. A man may better enjoy God and himself in a wilderness than among quarrelsome relations and neighbors.
Your two pictures say a whole lot about relationships, Jared, but there are three sides to every story..His – Hers and the Truth. We should nurture our relationships so things like this don’t happen. I know you would agree with this.
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