15 A quarrelsome wife is like the dripping of a leaky roof in a rainstorm;

Other Translations of Proverbs 27:15

King James Version

15 A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.

English Standard Version

15 A continual dripping on a rainy day and a quarrelsome wife are alike;

The Message

15 A nagging spouse is like the drip, drip, drip of a leaky faucet;

New King James Version

15 A continual dripping on a very rainy day And a contentious woman are alike;

New Living Translation

15 A quarrelsome wife is as annoying as constant dripping on a rainy day.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 27:15

Commentary on Proverbs 27:15-16

(Read Proverbs 27:15-16)

The contentions of a neighbour may be like a sharp shower, troublesome for a time; the contentions of a wife are like constant rain.