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Proverbs 28 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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The wicked flee when no one is pursuing them,

but the righteous are as bold as a lion.

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When a land is in rebellion, it has many rulers,

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A destitute leader who oppresses the poor

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Those who reject the law praise the wicked,

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The evil do not understand justice,

but those who seek the Lord understand everything.

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Better the poor person who lives with integrity

than the rich one who distorts right and wrong.

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A discerning son keeps the law,

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Whoever increases his wealth through excessive interest

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Anyone who turns his ear away from hearing the law —

even his prayer is detestable.

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The one who leads the upright into an evil way

will fall into his own pit,

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A rich person is wise in his own eyes,

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When the righteous triumph,

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people hide.

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The one who conceals his sins

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Happy is the one who is always reverent,

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A wicked ruler over a helpless people

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A leader who lacks understanding

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but one who hates dishonest profit

prolongs his life.

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Someone burdened by bloodguilt

will be a fugitive until death.

Let no one help him.

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The one who lives with integrity will be helped,

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The one who works his land

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A faithful person will have many blessings,

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It is not good to show partiality —

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A greedy one is in a hurry for wealth;

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One who rebukes a person will later find more favor

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The one who robs his father or mother

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A greedy person stirs up conflict,

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The one who trusts in himself is a fool,

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The one who gives to the poor

will not be in need,

but one who turns his eyes away

will receive many curses.

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When the wicked come to power,

people hide,

but when they are destroyed,

the righteous flourish.

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CSB Footnotes
LXX reads A wicked man
Lit who twists two ways
Lit glory
Lit the blood of a person
Lit who is twisted regarding two ways
Lit A man with an evil eye
Lit is smooth
Lit his heart
Lit who shuts his eyes

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