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Proverbs 28

Book of Proverbs - Chapter 28

Proverbs 28:1

The wicked flee when no one pursues; but the righteous are as bold as a lion.

Proverbs 28:2

In rebellion, a land has many rulers, but order is maintained by a man of understanding and knowledge.

Proverbs 28:3

A needy man who oppresses the poor is like a driving rain which leaves no crops.

Proverbs 28:4

Those who forsake the law praise the wicked; but those who keep the law contend with them.

Proverbs 28:5

Evil men don't understand justice; but those who seek the LORD understand it fully.

Proverbs 28:6

Better is the poor who walks in his integrity, than he who is perverse in his ways, and he is rich.

Proverbs 28:7

Whoever keeps the law is a wise son; but he who is a companion of gluttons shames his father.

Proverbs 28:8

He who increases his wealth by excessive interest gathers it for one who has pity on the poor.

Proverbs 28:9

He who turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.

Proverbs 28:10

Whoever causes the upright to go astray in an evil way, he will fall into his own trap; but the blameless will inherit good.

Proverbs 28:11

The rich man is wise in his own eyes; but the poor who has understanding sees through him.

Proverbs 28:12

When the righteous triumph, there is great glory; but when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.

Proverbs 28:13

He who conceals his sins doesn't prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy.

Proverbs 28:14

Blessed is the man who always fears; but one who hardens his heart falls into trouble.

Proverbs 28:15

As a roaring lion or a charging bear, so is a wicked ruler over helpless people.

Proverbs 28:16

A tyrannical ruler lacks judgment. One who hates ill-gotten gain will have long days.

Proverbs 28:17

A man who is tormented by life blood will be a fugitive until death; no one will support him.

Proverbs 28:18

Whoever walks blamelessly is kept safe; but one with perverse ways will fall suddenly.

Proverbs 28:19

One who works his land will have an abundance of food; but one who chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty.

Proverbs 28:20

A faithful man is rich with blessings; but one who is eager to be rich will not go unpunished.

Proverbs 28:21

To show partiality is not good; yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread.

Proverbs 28:22

A stingy man hurries after riches, and doesn't know that poverty waits for him.

Proverbs 28:23

One who rebukes a man will afterward find more favor than one who flatters with the tongue.

Proverbs 28:24

Whoever robs his father or his mother, and says, "It's not wrong." He is a partner with a destroyer.

Proverbs 28:25

One who is greedy stirs up strife; but one who trusts in the LORD will prosper.

Proverbs 28:26

One who trusts in himself is a fool; but one who walks in wisdom is kept safe.

Proverbs 28:27

One who gives to the poor has no lack; but one who closes his eyes will have many curses.

Proverbs 28:28

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous thrive.