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Proverbs 28 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:1 - The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:2 - For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:3 - A poor man that oppresseth the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaveth no food.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:4 - They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:5 - Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the LORD understand all things.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:6 - Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:7 - Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shameth his father.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:8 - He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:9 - He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:10 - Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit: but the upright shall have good things in possession.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:11 - The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:12 - When righteous men do rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:13 - He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:14 - Happy is the man that feareth alway: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:15 - As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:16 - The prince that wanteth understanding is also a great oppressor: but he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:17 - A man that doeth violence to the blood of any person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:18 - Whoso walketh uprightly shall be saved: but he that is perverse in his ways shall fall at once.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:19 - He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:20 - A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:21 - To have respect of persons is not good: for for a piece of bread that man will transgress.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:22 - He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:23 - He that rebuketh a man afterwards shall find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:24 - Whoso robbeth his father or his mother, and saith, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of a destroyer.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:25 - He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:26 - He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:27 - He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:28 - When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.
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