Proverbs 28:1

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bolde as a lyon.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The wicked flee when no one is pursuing, But the righteous are bold as a lion.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The wicked flee when no man pursueth; But the righteous are bold as a lion.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The evil man goes running away when no man is after him, but the upright are without fear, like the lion.
- Basic English Bible

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

The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
- Webster's Bible

The wicked flee when no one pursues; but the righteous are as bold as a lion.
- World English Bible

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

The wicked flee when no man pursueth; but the righteous are secure as a young lion.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 28:1

  • Michelle Dennie for verse 1
    The wicked flee without pursuit can you say God. The righteous fearless as the lion. Father cause your boldness upon and in your people to stand up as a lion without fear but in full authority and power in Jesus Name.
  • Tamika Bailey for verse 1
    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.