Proverbs 28:12

“When righteous men do rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 28:12

When righteous men do reioyce, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When the righteous triumph, there is great glory, But when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When the righteous triumph, there is great glory; But when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When the upright do well, there is great glory; but when evil-doers are lifted up, men do not let themselves be seen.
- Basic English Bible

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

When righteous men rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.
- Webster's Bible

When the righteous triumph, there is great glory; but when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.
- World English Bible

In the exulting of the righteous the glory [is] abundant, And in the rising of the wicked man is apprehensive.
- Youngs Literal Bible

When the righteous exult, there is great glory; but when the wicked rise, men must be sought for.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 28:12

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 28:12


28:12 Rejoice - Are promoted. Glory - In that common - wealth. Rise - Are advanced to authority. Hidden - Wise and good men, who only are worthy of the name of men, withdraw themselves into obscure places.


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