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Proverbs 28 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:1 - The wicked flee when no one pursues; But the righteous are as bold as a lion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:2 - In rebellion, a land has many rulers, But order is maintained by a man of understanding and knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:3 - A needy man who oppresses the poor Is like a driving rain which leaves no crops.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:4 - Those who forsake the law praise the wicked; But those who keep the law contend with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:5 - Evil men don't understand justice; But those who seek the LORD understand it fully.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:6 - Better is the poor who walks in his integrity, Than he who is perverse in his ways, and he is rich.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:7 - Whoever keeps the law is a wise son; But he who is a companion of gluttons shames his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:8 - He who increases his wealth by excessive interest Gathers it for one who has pity on the poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:9 - He who turns away his ear from hearing the law, Even his prayer is an abomination.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:11 - The rich man is wise in his own eyes; But the poor who has understanding sees through him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:12 - When the righteous triumph, there is great glory; But when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:13 - He who conceals his sins doesn't prosper, But whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:14 - Blessed is the man who always fears; But one who hardens his heart falls into trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:15 - As a roaring lion or a charging bear, So is a wicked ruler over helpless people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:16 - A tyrannical ruler lacks judgment. One who hates ill-gotten gain will have long days.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:17 - A man who is tormented by life blood will be a fugitive until death; No one will support him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:18 - Whoever walks blamelessly is kept safe; But one with perverse ways will fall suddenly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:19 - One who works his land will have an abundance of food; But one who chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:20 - A faithful man is rich with blessings; But one who is eager to be rich will not go unpunished.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:21 - To show partiality is not good; Yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:22 - A stingy man hurries after riches, And doesn't know that poverty waits for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:23 - One who rebukes a man will afterward find more favor Than one who flatters with the tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:24 - Whoever robs his father or his mother, and says, "It's not wrong." He is a partner with a destroyer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:25 - One who is greedy stirs up strife; But one who trusts in the LORD will prosper.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:26 - One who trusts in himself is a fool; But one who walks in wisdom, he is kept safe.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:27 - One who gives to the poor has no lack; But one who closes his eyes will have many curses.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:28 - When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; But when they perish, the righteous thrive.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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