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Proverbs 28 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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The wicked flee when no man pursueth; but the righteous are bold as a lion.

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By the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof; but by a man of understanding and of knowledge, its stability is prolonged.

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A poor man who oppresseth the helpless is 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 judgment; but they that seek Jehovah understand everything.

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Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse, double in ways, though he be rich.

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Whoso observeth the law is a son that hath understanding; but he that is a companion of profligates bringeth shame to his father.

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He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance gathereth it for him that is gracious to 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, shall himself fall into his own pit; but the perfect shall inherit good.

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A rich man is wise in his own eyes; 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 conceal 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 always; but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into evil.

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A roaring lion, and a ranging bear, is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

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The prince void of intelligence is also a great oppressor: he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days.

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A man laden with the blood of any person, fleeth to the pit: let no man stay him.

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Whoso walketh in integrity shall be saved; but he that is perverted in his double ways, shall fall in one of them.

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He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless shall have poverty enough.

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A faithful man aboundeth with blessings; but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

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To have respect of persons is not good; but for a piece of bread will a man transgress.

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He that hath an evil eye hasteth after wealth, and knoweth not that poverty shall come upon him.

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He that rebuketh a man shall afterwards find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue.

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Whoso robbeth his father and his mother, and saith, It is no transgression, the same is the companion of a destroyer.

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He that is puffed up in soul exciteth contention; but he that relieth upon Jehovah shall be made fat.

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He that confideth 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 withdraweth 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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