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Proverbs 28 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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The wicked flee when no man pursueth;
But the righteous are bold as a lion.
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For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof;
But by men of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.
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A needy man that oppresseth the poor
Is like a sweeping rain which leaveth no food.
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They that forsake the law praise the wicked;
But such as keep the law contend with them.
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Evil men understand not justice;
But they that seek Jehovah understand all things.
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Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity,
Than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.
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Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son;
But he that is a companion of gluttons shameth his father.
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He that augmenteth his substance by interest and increase,
Gathereth it for him that hath pity on the poor.
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He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law,
Even his prayer is an abomination.
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Whoso causeth the upright to go astray in an evil way,
He shall fall himself into his own pit;
But the perfect shall inherit good.
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The rich man is wise in his own conceit;
But the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.
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When the righteous triumph, there is great glory;
But when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.
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He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper;
But whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.
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Happy is the man that feareth alway;
But he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.
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As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear,
So is a wicked ruler over a poor people.
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The prince that lacketh understanding is also a great oppressor;
But he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days.
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A man that is laden with the blood of any person
Shall flee unto the pit; let no man stay him.
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Whoso walketh uprightly shall be delivered;
But he that is perverse in his ways shall fall at once.
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He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread;
But he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.
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A faithful man shall abound with blessings;
But he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be unpunished.
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To have respect of persons is not good;
Neither that a man should transgress for a piece of bread.
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He that hath an evil eye hasteth after riches,
And knoweth not that want shall come upon him.
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He that rebuketh a man shall afterward find more favor
Than he that flattereth with the tongue.
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Whoso robbeth his father or his mother, and saith, It is no transgression,
The same is the companion of a destroyer.
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He that is of a greedy spirit stirreth up strife;
But he that putteth his trust in Jehovah shall be made fat.
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He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool;
But whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.
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He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack;
But he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.
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When the wicked rise, men hide themselves;
But when they perish, the righteous increase.
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Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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