Proverbs Chapter 28: Wisdom of God from the Bible! Answers to Life's Questions!

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Chapter 28

1.The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion. Proverbs 28:1
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. Proverbs 28:2
3.A poor man that oppresseth the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaveth no food. Proverbs 28:3
4.They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them. Proverbs 28:4
5.Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the LORD understand all things. Proverbs 28:5
6.Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich. Proverbs 28:6
7.Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shameth his father. Proverbs 28:7
8.He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor. Proverbs 28:8
9.He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination. Proverbs 28:9
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. Proverbs 28:10
11.The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out. Proverbs 28:11
12.When righteous men do rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden. Proverbs 28:12
13.He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy. Proverbs 28:13
14.Happy is the man that feareth alway: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief. Proverbs 28:14
15.As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people. Proverbs 28:15
16.The prince that wanteth understanding is also a great oppressor: but he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days. Proverbs 28:16
17.A man that doeth violence to the blood of any person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him. Proverbs 28:17
18.Whoso walketh uprightly shall be saved: but he that is perverse in his ways shall fall at once. Proverbs 28:18
19.He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough. Proverbs 28:19
20.A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent. Proverbs 28:20
21.To have respect of persons is not good: for for a piece of bread that man will transgress. Proverbs 28:21
22.He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him. Proverbs 28:22
23.He that rebuketh a man afterwards shall find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue. Proverbs 28:23
24.Whoso robbeth his father or his mother, and saith, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of a destroyer. Proverbs 28:24
25.He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat. Proverbs 28:25
26.He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered. Proverbs 28:26
27.He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse. Proverbs 28:27
28.When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase. Proverbs 28:28