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Proverbs 28 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:1 - The wicked flee though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:2 - When a country is rebellious, it has many rulers, but a ruler with discernment and knowledge maintains order.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:3 - A ruler[fn] who oppresses the poor is like a driving rain that leaves no crops.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:4 - Those who forsake instruction praise the wicked, but those who heed it resist them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:5 - Evildoers do not understand what is right, but those who seek the LORD understand it fully.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:6 - Better the poor whose walk is blameless than the rich whose ways are perverse.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:7 - A discerning son heeds instruction, but a companion of gluttons disgraces his father.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:8 - Whoever increases wealth by taking interest or profit from the poor amasses it for another, who will be kind to the poor.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:9 - If anyone turns a deaf ear to my instruction, even their prayers are detestable.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:10 - Whoever leads the upright along an evil path will fall into their own trap, but the blameless will receive a good inheritance.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:11 - The rich are wise in their own eyes; one who is poor and discerning sees how deluded they are.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:12 - When the righteous triumph, there is great elation; but when the wicked rise to power, people go into hiding.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:13 - Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:14 - Blessed is the one who always trembles before God, but whoever hardens their heart falls into trouble.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:15 - Like a roaring lion or a charging bear is a wicked ruler over a helpless people.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:16 - A tyrannical ruler practices extortion, but one who hates ill-gotten gain will enjoy a long reign.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:17 - Anyone tormented by the guilt of murder will seek refuge in the grave; let no one hold them back.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:18 - The one whose walk is blameless is kept safe, but the one whose ways are perverse will fall into the pit.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:19 - Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies will have their fill of poverty.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:20 - A faithful person will be richly blessed, but one eager to get rich will not go unpunished.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:21 - To show partiality is not good— yet a person will do wrong for a piece of bread.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:22 - The stingy are eager to get rich and are unaware that poverty awaits them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:23 - Whoever rebukes a person will in the end gain favor rather than one who has a flattering tongue.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:24 - Whoever robs their father or mother and says, “It’s not wrong,” is partner to one who destroys.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:25 - The greedy stir up conflict, but those who trust in the LORD will prosper.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:26 - Those who trust in themselves are fools, but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:27 - Those who give to the poor will lack nothing, but those who close their eyes to them receive many curses.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:28 - When the wicked rise to power, people go into hiding; but when the wicked perish, the righteous thrive.
NIV Footnotes
Or A poor person
Syriac (see Septuagint); Hebrew into one
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