Proverbs 28:3-13 CSB

3 A destitute leadera who oppresses the poor is like a driving rain that leaves no food.

References for Proverbs 28:3

    • a 28:3 - LXX reads A wicked man
      4 Those who reject the law praise the wicked, but those who keep the law battle against them.
      5 Evil men do not understand justice, but those who seek the Lord understand everything.b

      References for Proverbs 28:5

        • b 28:5 - 1 Co 2:15
          6 Better a poor man who lives with integrityc than a rich man who distorts right and wrong.d e

          References for Proverbs 28:6

            • c 28:6 - Pr 19:1; 20:7
            • d 28:6 - Lit who twists two ways
            • e 28:6 - Pr 16:8,19; 19:22; Isa 5:20
              7 A discerning son keeps the law, but a companion of gluttons humiliates his father.f

              References for Proverbs 28:7

                • f 28:7 - Pr 17:25; 29:3; Dt 21:20
                  8 Whoever increases his wealth through excessive interest collects it for one who is kind to the poor.g

                  References for Proverbs 28:8

                    • g 28:8 - Pr 13:22; Ec 2:26; Ezk 18:13,17
                      9 Anyone who turns his ear away from hearing the law- even his prayer is detestable.h

                      References for Proverbs 28:9

                        • h 28:9 - Pr 15:8,29; 21:27
                          10 The one who leads the upright into an evil way will fall into his own pit,i but the blameless will inherit what is good.

                          References for Proverbs 28:10

                            • i 28:10 - Pr 16:29; 26:27; Mt 18:6
                              11 A rich man is wise in his own eyes, but a poor man who has discernment sees through him.
                              12 When the righteous triumph, there is great rejoicing,j but when the wicked come to power, people hide themselves.k

                              References for Proverbs 28:12

                                  13 The one who conceals his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them will find mercy.l

                                  References for Proverbs 28:13

                                    • l 28:13 - Pr 10:6,11; 26:26; Ps 32:3-5