Proverbs 28
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1#Lev 26:17; Ps 53:5 The wicked flee when no man pursues,
but the righteous are bold as a lion.
2Because of the transgression of a land, many are its princes;
but by a man of understanding and knowledge, it shall be prolonged.
3A poor man who oppresses the poor
is like a sweeping rain that leaves no food.
4#1Ki 18:18; Mt 3:7 Those who forsake instruction praise the wicked,
but such as keep instruction contend with them.
5#Ps 92:6; Jn 7:17 Evil men do not understand justice,
but those who seek the Lord understand all things.
6#Pr 19:1; 28:18 Better is the poor who walks in his uprightness
than he who is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.
7#Pr 29:3 Whoever keeps the law is a wise son,
but he who is a companion of riotous men shames his father.
8#Lev 25:36; Pr 13:22 He who by usury and unjust gain increases his substance
will gather it for him who will pity the poor.
9#Ps 109:7; Pr 15:8 He who turns away his ear from hearing instruction,
even his prayer will be an abomination.
10#Pr 26:27; Mt 6:33 Whoever causes the righteous to go astray in an evil way,
he himself will fall into his own pit;
but the upright will have good things in possession.
11#Pr 26:16 The rich man is wise in his own conceit,
but the poor who has understanding searches him out.
12#Pr 11:10; 29:2 When righteous men rejoice, there is great glory;
but when the wicked rise, a man hides himself.
13#Job 31:33; Ps 32:3–5 He who covers his sins will not prosper,
but whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy.
14#Pr 23:17; Isa 66:2 Happy is the man who always fears,
but he who hardens his heart will fall into mischief.
15#Mt 2:16; 1Pe 5:8 As a roaring lion and a charging bear,
so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.
16#Isa 3:12 The prince who lacks understanding is also a great oppressor,
but he who hates covetousness will prolong his days.
17#Ge 9:6; Ex 21:14 A man burdened with bloodshed of any person
will flee until death;
let no man help him.
18#Pr 10:9; 28:6 Whoever walks uprightly will be saved,
but he who is perverse in his ways will fall at once.
19#Pr 12:11 He who tills his land will have plenty of bread,
but he who follows after vain things will have poverty enough.
20#Pr 28:22; 13:11 A faithful man will abound with blessings,
but he who makes haste to be rich will not be innocent.
21#Eze 13:19; Pr 18:5 To show partiality is not good,
because for a morsel of bread that man will transgress.
22#Pr 23:6; 28:20 He who hastens to be rich has an evil eye,
and does not consider that poverty will come upon him.
23#Pr 27:5–6 He who rebukes a man will find more favor afterward
than he who flatters with the tongue.
24#Pr 18:9; 19:26 Whoever robs his father or his mother
and says, “It is no transgression,”
the same is the companion of a destroyer.
25#Pr 11:25; 15:18 He who is of a proud heart stirs up strife,
but he who puts his trust in the Lord will prosper.
26#Pr 3:5 He who trusts in his own heart is a fool,
but whoever walks wisely will be delivered.
27#Pr 19:17; Dt 15:7 He who gives to the poor will not lack,
but he who hides his eyes will have many a curse.
28#Pr 28:12; Job 24:4 When the wicked rise, men hide themselves;
but when they perish, the righteous increase.

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