Proverbs Chapter 28 (1611 Bible)
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The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bolde as a lyon.
For the transgression of a land, many are the princes thereof: but by a man of vnderstanding and knowledge the state thereof shall bee prolonged.
A poore man that oppresseth the poore, is like a sweeping raine which leaueth no food.
They that forsake the law, praise the wicked: but such as keepe the Law, contend with them.
Euill men vnderstand not iudgement: but they that seeke the Lord, vnderstand all things.
Better is the poore that walketh in his vprightnesse, then he that is peruerse in his wayes, though he be rich.
Whoso keepeth the law, is a wise sonne: but he that is a companion of riotous men, shameth his father.
He that by vsurie and vniust gaine increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that wil pity the poore.
He that turneth away his eare from hearing the law, euen his prayer shalbe abomination.
Who so causeth the righteous to goe astray in an euill way, he shall fall himselfe into his owne pit: but the vpright shall haue good things in possession.
The rich man is wise in his owne conceit: but the poore that hath vnderstanding searcheth him out.
When righteous men do reioyce, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.
He that couereth his sinnes, shall not prosper: but who so confesseth and forsaketh them, shall haue mercie.
Happy is the man that feareth always: but he that hardeneth his heart, shall fall into mischiefe.
As a roaring lyon and a ranging beare: so is a wicked ruler ouer the poore people.
The prince that wanteth vnderstanding, is also a great oppressour: but he that hateth couetousnesse, shall prolong his dayes.
A man that doth violence to the blood of any person, shall flie to the pit, let no man stay him.
Whoso walketh vprightly, shall be saued: but he that is peruerse in his wayes, shall fall at once.
He that tilleth his land, shal haue plentie of bread: but he that followeth after vaine persons, shall haue pouerty enough.
A faithfull man shall abound with blessings: but hee that maketh haste to be rich, shall not be innocent.
To haue respect of persons, is not good: for, for a piece of bread that man will transgresse.
He that hasteth to bee rich, hath an euill eye, and considereth not that pouerty shall come vpon him.
He that rebuketh a man, afterwards shall find more fauour, then he that flattereth with the tongue.
Who so robbeth his father or his mother, and saith, it is no transgression, the same is the companion of a destroyer.
He that is of a proud heart, stirreth vp strife: but he that putteth his trust in the Lord, shalbe made fat.
Hee that trusteth in his owne heart, is a foole: but who so walketh wisely, he shall be deliuered.
He that giueth vnto the poore, shall not lacke: but he that hideth his eyes, shall haue many a curse.
When the wicked rise, men hide themselues: but when they perish, the righteous increase.
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Tamika Bailey's Proverbs Chapter 28 comment about verse 1 on 5/06/2013, 1:10pm...
I think as Gods people we should be fearless and draw strength from God I think lion speaks of boldness and we need too be bold if we are going too live this Christian life the way God need us to do.
Salomão's Proverbs Chapter 28 comment about verse 13 on 2/22/2013, 12:01am...
SIN is the only thing that separates man from God, that hides his face from us. If we want to do well, we must confess our sins and abandon them, God promised to show mercy to those that forsake their sins. Be sincere and honest at least with God!
Mfirebrand1's Proverbs Chapter 28 comment about verse 2 on 1/11/2013, 12:24pm...
This is truth as I have witnessed it in my years on this earth.
Vina's Proverbs Chapter 28 comment on 10/03/2012, 12:50pm...
Proverbs 28 is teaching us we have to live upright for God and for our neighbors stay in line of righteousness, don't covet anyone work for we want to live a holy life and God will give us our reward.
HARRY ALLISON's Proverbs Chapter 28 comment on 8/28/2012, 6:47am...
JESUS is AWESOME!
Timothy Wayne George's Proverbs Chapter 28 comment on 7/28/2012, 6:07pm...
We see that God will bless anyone who will confess his faults, and forsake them then he will receive mercy. Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people. We pray that our leaders will read this proverb, and continue to help the poor. Jesus said the poor you will always have with you. There is not a righteous man upon the earth that does not sin. If we walk in the light, as he is in the light, then the blood of Jesus cleanses us from all sin. If we confess our sin, God is faithful, and just to forgive us our sin, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
HARRY ALLISON's Proverbs Chapter 28 comment on 7/28/2012, 5:47am...
YOU NEVER KNOW >>>
HARRY ALLISON's Proverbs Chapter 28 comment on 4/28/2012, 5:25am...
HAS anyone ever given you a compliment,?IT FEELS good doesnt it ?I AM finding thatgiving really is better than receiving...recently, i asked asked JESUS,or ,uh ,i told JESUS i was going to have an issue in a certain area that was overwhelming to me.JESUS COMFORTED me and pulled me through.giving was better!
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