1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
General observations of impiety and religious integrity.
28:1 ¶ The lawless, fleeth when no man pursueth, but, the righteous, like a lion, are confident.
28:2 ¶ For the transgressions of a land, many are the rulers thereof, but, under an intelligent and discerning man, stability is prolonged.
28:3 ¶ A poor man, who oppresseth the helpless, [is like] a rain beating down, leaving no food.
28:4 ¶ They who forsake instruction, praise one who is lawless, while, they who keep instruction, are at strife with them.
28:6 ¶ Better a poor man walking in his integrity, than one who is crookedturning two ways, though, he, be rich.
28:7 ¶ He that keepeth instruction, is a son with discernment, but, a companion of squanderers, bringeth shame to his father.
28:8 ¶ He that increaseth his substance by interest and profit, for one ready to favour the poor, doth gather it.
28:9 ¶ He that turneth away his ear from hearing instruction, even his prayer, is an abomination.
28:10 ¶ He that misguideth the upright into a hurtful way! into his own pit, he himself, shall fall, but, men of integrity, shall inherit good.
28:11 ¶ Wise in his own eyes, is the man that is rich, but, a poor man of discernment, searcheth him out.
28:12 ¶ In the exulting of the righteous, there is great glorying, but, when the lawless arise, a man must be sought for.
28:13 ¶ He that covereth his transgressions, shall not prosper, but, he that confesseth and forsaketh, shall find compassion.
28:14 ¶ How happy the man who is ever circumspect, whereas, he that hardeneth his heart, shall fall into calamity.
28:15 ¶ A growling lion, and a ranging bear, is a lawless ruler, over a poor people.
28:16 ¶ A leader, may lack intelligence, yet abound in oppressions, The hater of greed, shall lengthen out days.
28:17 ¶ A man oppressed with a person's blood, unto a pit, shall flee, let them not hold him back.
28:18 ¶ He that walketh with integrity, shall be saved, but, he that is crooked, turning two ways, shall fall in one.
28:19 ¶ He that tilleth his ground, shall have plenty of bread, but, he that pursueth empty-heads, shall have plenty of poverty.
28:20 ¶ A man of fidelity, aboundeth in blessings, but, one hasting to be rich, shall not be held innocent.
28:21 ¶ To take note of faces [in judgment], is not good, and, for a bit of bread, a man will transgress.
28:22 ¶ A man, hasting to be rich, hath an evil eye, and knoweth not when want may overtake him.
28:23 ¶ He that reproveth a man, shall, afterwards, find more, favour, than he that useth a flattering tongue.
28:24 ¶ He that robbeth his father or his mother, and saith, It is no transgression, companion, is he to one who wasteth.
28:26 ¶ He that trusteth his own heart, the same, is a dullard, but, he that walketh wisely, the same, shall be delivered.
28:27 ¶ One who giveth to the poor, shall have no want, but, he that hideth his eyes, shall receive many a curse.
28:28 ¶ When lawless men rise, a common man will hide himself, but, when they perish, righteous men multiply.
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