Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 12:4 in English Standard Version "An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, but she who brings shame is like rottenness in his bones." Pr 10:5 He who gathers in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who brings shame. Pr 14:30 A tranquil heart gives life to the flesh, but envy makes the bones rot. Pr 31:10 An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. So 3:11 Go out, O daughters of Zion, and look upon King Solomon, with the crown with which his mother crowned him on the day of his wedding, on the day of the gladness of his heart.