Proverbs 12:5

The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.
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Clement Of Alexandria

AD 215
The crown of the woman must be considered the husband, and the crown of the husband is his marriage. For both, the flower of their union is the child who is indeed the flower that the divine cultivator culls from the meadow of the flesh. “The crown of old men is their children’s children and the glory of children is their father,” it is said. Our glory is the Father of all, and the crown of the whole church is Christ. .

John Chrysostom

AD 407
When you are going to take a wife, do not only look for a companion in life but also for a companion in virtue. It is inevitable that the husband of a depraved wife perishes in the same way. Therefore look for virtue and not for money. And a wellbehaved wife will become a crown of glory because she is strong; [whereas] an evil wife, as if a worm dwells inside her heart, will cause destruction gradually and silently. And what is even more dreadful is that this does not appear externally, but this sort of wife injects the poison inside and consumes an unhappy soul. In the opposite way, virtue adorns the one who follows it, whereas iniquity makes the iniquitous even more detestable. “The reflections of the righteous are judgments.” They are, in fact, discreet and simple: either because the righteous always reflect on the judgments and commands of God or because they always turn judgments over inside their mind. Our mind sits like a judge, judging the different virtues and arguing with the...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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