Proverbs 28:15

As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As a roaring lyon and a ranging beare: so is a wicked ruler ouer the poore people.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{Like} a roaring lion and a rushing bear Is a wicked ruler over a poor people.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`As' a roaring lion, and a ranging bear, `So is' a wicked ruler over a poor people.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Like a loud-voiced lion and a wandering bear, is an evil ruler over a poor people.
- Basic English Bible

A roaring lion, and a ranging bear, is a wicked ruler over a poor people.
- Darby Bible

As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.
- Webster's Bible

As a roaring lion or a charging bear, so is a wicked ruler over helpless people.
- World English Bible

A growling lion, and a ranging bear, [Is] the wicked ruler over a poor people.
- Youngs Literal Bible

As a roaring lion, and a ravenous bear; so is a wicked ruler over a poor people.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 28

  • A disciple
    Frances; You misread it! The Scripture reads: "To have respect OF persons (not, 'for' persons) is not good: for for a piece of bread that man will transgress." Respect of persons means you favor one over another; respect for persons means you treat them with dignity. James chapter 2 shows very well what "respect of persons" means; and further likens it to murder to despise and mistreat the poor.
  • Frances Cantu
    I did not understand chapter 28:21.To have respect for a person is not good. for for a piece of bread that man will tranpass
  • BSP
    Verse 6: It is better to be poor and righteous in God's eyes than to be rich and be wicked in God's eyes.
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 28:9 HE THAT TURNETH AWAY HIS EAR FROM HEARING THE LAW EVEN HIS PRAYER SHALL BE ABOMINATION
  • Terhemen Haaga
    God is always faithful to me
  • Rev.Bhoopsingh
    Jesus loves all he is crucified for me.

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