Proverbs 28:11-21 NIV

11 A rich man may be wise in his own eyes, but a poor man who has discernment sees through him.
12 When the righteous triumph, there is great elation;1 but when the wicked rise to power, men go into hiding.2

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13 He who conceals his sins3 does not prosper, but whoever confesses4 and renounces them finds mercy.5

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14 Blessed is the man who always fears the LORD, but he who hardens his heart falls into trouble.
15 Like a roaring lion or a charging bear is a wicked man ruling over a helpless people.
16 A tyrannical ruler lacks judgment, but he who hates ill-gotten gain will enjoy a long life.
17 A man tormented by the guilt of murder will be a fugitive6 till death; let no one support him.

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18 He whose walk is blameless is kept safe,7 but he whose ways are perverse will suddenly fall.8

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19 He who works his land will have abundant food, but the one who chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty.9

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20 A faithful man will be richly blessed, but one eager to get rich will not go unpunished.10

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21 To show partiality11 is not good12-- yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread.13

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