Proverbs 28:28

“When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When the wicked rise, men hide themselues: but when they perish, the righteous increase.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; But when they perish, the righteous increase.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; But when they perish, the righteous increase.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When evil-doers are lifted up, men take cover; but when destruction overtakes them, the upright are increased.
- Basic English Bible

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous increase.
- Darby Bible

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.
- Webster's Bible

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous thrive.
- World English Bible

In the rising of the wicked a man is hidden, And in their destruction the righteous multiply!
- Youngs Literal Bible

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous increase.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 28:28


28:28 Men - Righteous men are afraid to appear publickly.


Discussion for Proverbs 28:28

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