1 The wicked flee though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion.

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2 When a country is rebellious, it has many rulers, but a ruler with discernment and knowledge maintains order.
3 A rulera who oppresses the poor is like a driving rain that leaves no crops.

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    •  28:3 - Or "A poor person"
      4 Those who forsake instruction praise the wicked, but those who heed it resist them.
      5 Evildoers do not understand what is right, but those who seek the LORD understand it fully.
      6 Better the poor whose walk is blameless than the rich whose ways are perverse.

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      7 A discerning son heeds instruction, but a companion of gluttons disgraces his father.

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      8 Whoever increases wealth by taking interest or profit from the poor amasses it for another, who will be kind to the poor.
      9 If anyone turns a deaf ear to my instruction, even their prayers are detestable.

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      10 Whoever leads the upright along an evil path will fall into their own trap, but the blameless will receive a good inheritance.

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      11 The rich are wise in their own eyes; one who is poor and discerning sees how deluded they are.