Proverbs 28:13

“He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 28:13

He that couereth his sinnes, shall not prosper: but who so confesseth and forsaketh them, shall haue mercie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses and forsakes {them} will find compassion.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper: But whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who keeps his sins secret will not do well; but one who is open about them, and gives them up, will get mercy.
- Basic English Bible

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

He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but he who confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
- Webster's Bible

He who conceals his sins doesn't prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy.
- World English Bible

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

He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper; but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 28:13

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 28:13


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.

28:14 Alway - In all times, companies, and conditions.


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