What does the Bible say about "nagging"?


Clarify Share Report Asked February 22 2021 My picture Jack Gutknecht

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
The verses that come most readily to my mind are Proverbs 21:19 ("It is better to live in a desert than to live with a nagging wife who loves to argue."); Proverbs 25:24 ("It is better to live on a corner of a roof than to share a house with a nagging wife"); and Proverbs 27:15-16 ("A nagging wife is like the dripping of a leaky roof in a rainstorm. Stopping her is like trying to stop the wind. It’s like trying to grab olive oil with your hand.")

(If Solomon was the author of these verses, he may have been drawing on his personal experiences with his 700 wives and 300 concubines.)

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