Proverbs 28:9-19 NIV

9 If anyone turns a deaf ear to the law, even his prayers are detestable.1

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10 He who leads the upright along an evil path will fall into his own trap,2 but the blameless will receive a good inheritance.

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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;3 but when the wicked rise to power, men go into hiding.4

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13 He who conceals his sins5 does not prosper, but whoever confesses6 and renounces them finds mercy.7

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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 fugitive8 till death; let no one support him.

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18 He whose walk is blameless is kept safe,9 but he whose ways are perverse will suddenly fall.10

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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.11

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