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Proverbs 28 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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The wicked flee when no one pursues,
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Because of the transgression of a land, many are its princes;
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A poor man who oppresses the poor
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Those who forsake the law praise the wicked,
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Evil men do not understand justice,
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Better is the poor who walks in his integrity
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Whoever keeps the law is a discerning son,
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One who increases his possessions by usury and extortion
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One who turns away his ear from hearing the law,
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Whoever causes the upright to go astray in an evil way,
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The rich man is wise in his own eyes,
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When the righteous rejoice, there is great glory;
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He who covers his sins will not prosper,
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Happy is the man who is always reverent,
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Like a roaring lion and a charging bear
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A ruler who lacks understanding is a great oppressor,
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A man burdened with bloodshed will flee into a pit;
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Whoever walks blamelessly will be saved,
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He who tills his land will have plenty of bread,
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A faithful man will abound with blessings,
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Whoever robs his father or his mother,
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He who is of a proud heart stirs up strife,
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He who trusts in his own heart is a fool,
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