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Proverbs 28

NIV 1 The wicked man flees though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion. NIV 1 The wicked man flees though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion. NIV 2 When a country is rebellious, it has many rulers, but a man of understanding and knowledge maintains order. NIV 2 When a country is rebellious, it has many rulers, but a man of understanding and knowledge maintains order. NIV 3 A ruler who oppresses the poor is like a driving rain that leaves no crops. NIV 3 A ruler who oppresses the poor is like a driving rain that leaves no crops. NIV 4 Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, but those who keep the law resist them. NIV 4 Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, but those who keep the law resist them. NIV 5 Evil men do not understand justice, but those who seek the LORD understand it fully. NIV 5 Evil men do not understand justice, but those who seek the LORD understand it fully. NIV 6 Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a rich man whose ways are perverse. NIV 6 Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a rich man whose ways are perverse. NIV 7 He who keeps the law is a discerning son, but a companion of gluttons disgraces his father. NIV 7 He who keeps the law is a discerning son, but a companion of gluttons disgraces his father. NIV 8 He who increases his wealth by exorbitant interest amasses it for another, who will be kind to the poor. NIV 8 He who increases his wealth by exorbitant interest amasses it for another, who will be kind to the poor. NIV 9 If anyone turns a deaf ear to the law, even his prayers are detestable. NIV 9 If anyone turns a deaf ear to the law, even his prayers are detestable. NIV 10 He who leads the upright along an evil path will fall into his own trap, but the blameless will receive a good inheritance. NIV 10 He who leads the upright along an evil path will fall into his own trap, but the blameless will receive a good inheritance. NIV 11 A rich man may be wise in his own eyes, but a poor man who has discernment sees through him. NIV 11 A rich man may be wise in his own eyes, but a poor man who has discernment sees through him. NIV 12 When the righteous triumph, there is great elation; but when the wicked rise to power, men go into hiding. NIV 12 When the righteous triumph, there is great elation; but when the wicked rise to power, men go into hiding. NIV 13 He who conceals his sins does not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy. NIV 13 He who conceals his sins does not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy. NIV 14 Blessed is the man who always fears the LORD, but he who hardens his heart falls into trouble. NIV 14 Blessed is the man who always fears the LORD, but he who hardens his heart falls into trouble. NIV 15 Like a roaring lion or a charging bear is a wicked man ruling over a helpless people. NIV 15 Like a roaring lion or a charging bear is a wicked man ruling over a helpless people. NIV 16 A tyrannical ruler lacks judgment, but he who hates ill-gotten gain will enjoy a long life. NIV 16 A tyrannical ruler lacks judgment, but he who hates ill-gotten gain will enjoy a long life. NIV 17 A man tormented by the guilt of murder will be a fugitive till death; let no one support him. NIV 17 A man tormented by the guilt of murder will be a fugitive till death; let no one support him. NIV 18 He whose walk is blameless is kept safe, but he whose ways are perverse will suddenly fall. NIV 18 He whose walk is blameless is kept safe, but he whose ways are perverse will suddenly fall. NIV 19 He who works his land will have abundant food, but the one who chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty. NIV 19 He who works his land will have abundant food, but the one who chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty. NIV 20 A faithful man will be richly blessed, but one eager to get rich will not go unpunished. NIV 20 A faithful man will be richly blessed, but one eager to get rich will not go unpunished. NIV 21 To show partiality is not good-- yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread. NIV 21 To show partiality is not good-- yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread. NIV 22 A stingy man is eager to get rich and is unaware that poverty awaits him. NIV 22 A stingy man is eager to get rich and is unaware that poverty awaits him. NIV 23 He who rebukes a man will in the end gain more favor than he who has a flattering tongue. NIV 23 He who rebukes a man will in the end gain more favor than he who has a flattering tongue. NIV 24 He who robs his father or mother and says, "It's not wrong"-- he is partner to him who destroys. NIV 24 He who robs his father or mother and says, "It's not wrong"-- he is partner to him who destroys. NIV 25 A greedy man stirs up dissension, but he who trusts in the LORD will prosper. NIV 25 A greedy man stirs up dissension, but he who trusts in the LORD will prosper. NIV 26 He who trusts in himself is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom is kept safe. NIV 26 He who trusts in himself is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom is kept safe. NIV 27 He who gives to the poor will lack nothing, but he who closes his eyes to them receives many curses. NIV 27 He who gives to the poor will lack nothing, but he who closes his eyes to them receives many curses. NIV 28 When the wicked rise to power, people go into hiding; but when the wicked perish, the righteous thrive. NIV 28 When the wicked rise to power, people go into hiding; but when the wicked perish, the righteous thrive.