Proverbs 28
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1The wicked have fled and there is no pursuer, "" And the righteous is confident as a young lion.

2By the transgression of a land its heads are many, "" And by an understanding man, "" Who knows right—it is prolonged.

3A man—poor and oppressing the weak, "" [Is] a sweeping rain, and there is no bread.

4Those forsaking the Law praise the wicked, "" Those keeping the Law plead against them.

5Evil men do not understand judgment, "" And those seeking YHWH understand all.

6Better [is] the poor walking in his integrity, "" Than the perverse of ways who is rich.

7Whoever is keeping the Law is an intelligent son, "" And a friend of gluttons "" Causes his father to blush.

8Whoever is multiplying his wealth by biting and usury, "" Gathers it for one favoring the poor.

9Whoever is turning his ear from hearing the Law, "" Even his prayer [is] an abomination.

10Whoever is causing the upright to err in an evil way, "" He falls into his own pit, "" And the perfect inherits good.

11A rich man is wise in his own eyes, "" And the intelligent poor searches him.

12In the exulting of the righteous the glory [is] abundant, "" And in the rising of the wicked man is apprehensive.

13Whoever is covering his transgressions does not prosper, "" And he who is confessing and forsaking has mercy.

14O the blessedness of a man fearing continually, "" And whoever is hardening his heart falls into evil.

15A growling lion, and a ranging bear, "" [Is] the wicked ruler over a poor people.

16A leader lacking understanding multiplies oppressions, "" Whoever is hating dishonest gain prolongs days.

17A man oppressed with the blood of a soul, "" Flees to the pit, [and] none takes hold on him [to help].

18Whoever is walking uprightly is saved, "" And the perverted of ways falls at once.

19Whoever is tilling his ground is satisfied [with] bread, "" And whoever is pursuing vanity, "" Is filled [with] poverty.

20A steadfast man has multiplied blessings, "" And whoever is hastening to be rich is not acquitted.

21[It] is not good to discern faces, "" And a man transgresses for a piece of bread.

22The man [with] an evil eye [is] troubled for wealth, "" And he does not know that want meets him.

23Whoever is reproving a man finds grace afterward, "" More than a flatterer with the tongue.

24Whoever is robbing his father or his mother, "" And is saying, “It is not transgression,” "" He is a companion to a destroyer.

25Whoever is proud in soul stirs up contention, "" And whoever is trusting on YHWH is made fat.

26Whoever is trusting in his heart is a fool, "" And whoever is walking in wisdom is delivered.

27Whoever is giving to the poor has no lack, "" And whoever is hiding his eyes multiplied curses.

28A man is hidden in the rising of the wicked, "" And the righteous multiply in their destruction!

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