Proverbs 7:11

(She is loud and stubborn; her feet abide not in her house:
– Proverbs 7:11

Loud means clamorous, or talkative and perhaps a little volatile. Solomon later marks this a characteristic of a foolish woman (Proverbs 9:13). Her speech is smooth and there is a lot of it. Much speaking of smooth words leaves little time for thoughtful consideration and is therefore more persuasive. Stubborn means rebellious and could be thought of as selfish. She is determined to have her way. She is also a discontented woman and does not abide at home. She is always gadding about seeking excitement or diversion (1 Timothy 5:13-14; Titus 2:5).

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