Proverbs Chapter 28 Young's Literal Translation

Proverbs 28:1

The wicked have fled and there is no pursuer. And the righteous as a young lion is confident.

Proverbs 28:2

By the transgression of a land many `are' its heads. And by an intelligent man, Who knoweth right -- it is prolonged.

Proverbs 28:3

A man -- poor and oppressing the weak, `Is' a sweeping rain, and there is no bread.

Proverbs 28:4

Those forsaking the law praise the wicked, Those keeping the law plead against them.

Proverbs 28:5

Evil men understand not judgment, And those seeking Jehovah understand all.

Proverbs 28:6

Better `is' the poor walking in his integrity, Than the perverse of ways who is rich.

Proverbs 28:7

Whoso is keeping the law is an intelligent son, And a friend of gluttons, Doth cause his father to blush.

Proverbs 28:8

Whoso is multiplying his wealth by biting and usury, For one favouring the poor doth gather it.

Proverbs 28:9

Whoso is turning his ear from hearing the law, Even his prayer `is' an abomination.

Proverbs 28:10

Whoso is causing the upright to err in an evil way, Into his own pit he doth fall, And the perfect do inherit good.

Proverbs 28:11

A rich man is wise in his own eyes, And the intelligent poor searcheth him.

Proverbs 28:12

In the exulting of the righteous the glory `is' abundant, And in the rising of the wicked man is apprehensive.

Proverbs 28:13

Whoso is covering his transgressions prospereth not, And he who is confessing and forsaking hath mercy.

Proverbs 28:14

O the happiness of a man fearing continually, And whoso is hardening his heart falleth into evil.

Proverbs 28:15

A growling lion, and a ranging bear, `Is' the wicked ruler over a poor people.

Proverbs 28:16

A leader lacking understanding multiplieth oppressions, Whoso is hating dishonest gain prolongeth days.

Proverbs 28:17

A man oppressed with the blood of a soul, Unto the pit fleeth, none taketh hold on him.

Proverbs 28:18

Whoso is walking uprightly is saved, And the perverted of ways falleth at once.

Proverbs 28:19

Whoso is tilling his ground is satisfied `with' bread, And whoso is pursuing vanity, Is filled `with' poverty.

Proverbs 28:20

A stedfast man hath multiplied blessings, And whoso is hasting to be rich is not acquitted.

Proverbs 28:21

To discern faces is not good, And for a piece of bread doth a man transgress.

Proverbs 28:22

Troubled for wealth `is' the man `with' an evil eye, And he knoweth not that want doth meet him.

Proverbs 28:23

Whoso is reproving a man afterwards findeth grace, More than a flatterer with the tongue.

Proverbs 28:24

Whoso is robbing his father, or his mother, And is saying, `It is not transgression,' A companion he is to a destroyer.

Proverbs 28:25

Whoso is proud in soul stirreth up contention, And whoso is trusting on Jehovah is made fat.

Proverbs 28:26

Whoso is trusting in his heart is a fool, And whoso is walking in wisdom is delivered.

Proverbs 28:27

Whoso is giving to the poor hath no lack, And whoso is hiding his eyes multiplied curses.

Proverbs 28:28

In the rising of the wicked a man is hidden, And in their destruction the righteous multiply!