Proverbs Chapter 28 Darby English Bible

Proverbs 28:1

The wicked flee when no man pursueth; but the righteous are bold as a lion.

Proverbs 28:2

By the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof; but by a man of understanding [and] of knowledge, [its] stability is prolonged.

Proverbs 28:3

A poor man who oppresseth the helpless is a sweeping rain which leaveth no food.

Proverbs 28:4

They that forsake the law praise the wicked; but such as keep the law contend with them.

Proverbs 28:5

Evil men understand not judgment; but they that seek Jehovah understand everything.

Proverbs 28:6

Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse, double in ways, though he be rich.

Proverbs 28:7

Whoso observeth the law is a son that hath understanding; but he that is a companion of profligates bringeth shame to his father.

Proverbs 28:8

He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance gathereth it for him that is gracious to the poor.

Proverbs 28:9

He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.

Proverbs 28:10

Whoso causeth the upright to go astray in an evil way, shall himself fall into his own pit; but the perfect shall inherit good.

Proverbs 28:11

A rich man is wise in his own eyes; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

Proverbs 28:12

When the righteous triumph, there is great glory; but when the wicked rise, men conceal themselves.

Proverbs 28:13

He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper; but whoso confesseth and forsaketh [them] shall obtain mercy.

Proverbs 28:14

Happy is the man that feareth always; but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into evil.

Proverbs 28:15

A roaring lion, and a ranging bear, is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

Proverbs 28:16

The prince void of intelligence is also a great oppressor: he that hateth covetousness shall prolong [his] days.

Proverbs 28:17

A man laden with the blood of [any] person, fleeth to the pit: let no man stay him.

Proverbs 28:18

Whoso walketh in integrity shall be saved; but he that is perverted in [his] double ways, shall fall in one [of them].

Proverbs 28:19

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless shall have poverty enough.

Proverbs 28:20

A faithful man aboundeth with blessings; but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

Proverbs 28:21

To have respect of persons is not good; but for a piece of bread will a man transgress.

Proverbs 28:22

He that hath an evil eye hasteth after wealth, and knoweth not that poverty shall come upon him.

Proverbs 28:23

He that rebuketh a man shall afterwards find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue.

Proverbs 28:24

Whoso robbeth his father and his mother, and saith, It is no transgression, the same is the companion of a destroyer.

Proverbs 28:25

He that is puffed up in soul exciteth contention; but he that relieth upon Jehovah shall be made fat.

Proverbs 28:26

He that confideth in his own heart is a fool; but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

Proverbs 28:27

He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack; but he that withdraweth his eyes shall have many a curse.

Proverbs 28:28

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous increase.