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Proverbs 28 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:1 - The wicked have fled and there is no pursuer. And the righteous as a young lion is confident.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:2 - By the transgression of a land many are its heads. And by an intelligent man, Who knoweth right -- it is prolonged.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:3 - A man -- poor and oppressing the weak, Is a sweeping rain, and there is no bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:4 - Those forsaking the law praise the wicked, Those keeping the law plead against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:5 - Evil men understand not judgment, And those seeking Jehovah understand all.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:6 - Better is the poor walking in his integrity, Than the perverse of ways who is rich.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:7 - Whoso is keeping the law is an intelligent son, And a friend of gluttons, Doth cause his father to blush.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:8 - Whoso is multiplying his wealth by biting and usury, For one favouring the poor doth gather it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:9 - Whoso is turning his ear from hearing the law, Even his prayer is an abomination.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:10 - Whoso is causing the upright to err in an evil way, Into his own pit he doth fall, And the perfect do inherit good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:11 - A rich man is wise in his own eyes, And the intelligent poor searcheth him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:12 - In the exulting of the righteous the glory is abundant, And in the rising of the wicked man is apprehensive.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:13 - Whoso is covering his transgressions prospereth not, And he who is confessing and forsaking hath mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:14 - O the happiness of a man fearing continually, And whoso is hardening his heart falleth into evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:15 - A growling lion, and a ranging bear, Is the wicked ruler over a poor people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:16 - A leader lacking understanding multiplieth oppressions, Whoso is hating dishonest gain prolongeth days.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:17 - A man oppressed with the blood of a soul, Unto the pit fleeth, none taketh hold on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:18 - Whoso is walking uprightly is saved, And the perverted of ways falleth at once.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:19 - Whoso is tilling his ground is satisfied with bread, And whoso is pursuing vanity, Is filled with poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:20 - A stedfast man hath multiplied blessings, And whoso is hasting to be rich is not acquitted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:21 - To discern faces is not good, And for a piece of bread doth a man transgress.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:22 - Troubled for wealth is the man with an evil eye, And he knoweth not that want doth meet him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:23 - Whoso is reproving a man afterwards findeth grace, More than a flatterer with the tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:24 - Whoso is robbing his father, or his mother, And is saying, 'It is not transgression,' A companion he is to a destroyer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:25 - Whoso is proud in soul stirreth up contention, And whoso is trusting on Jehovah is made fat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:26 - Whoso is trusting in his heart is a fool, And whoso is walking in wisdom is delivered.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:27 - Whoso is giving to the poor hath no lack, And whoso is hiding his eyes multiplied curses.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:28 - In the rising of the wicked a man is hidden, And in their destruction the righteous multiply!
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The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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