Bible: Proverbs 28
28:1 The wicked person flees when there is no one pursuing, 1
but the righteous person is as confident 2 as a lion.
28:3 A poor person 7 who oppresses the weak
but those who keep the law contend 12 with them.
but those who seek the
28:6 A poor person 16 who walks in his integrity is better
28:8 The one who increases his wealth by increasing interest 24
gathers it for someone who is gracious 25 to the needy.
28:9 The one who turns away his ear 26 from hearing the law,
28:10 The one who leads the upright astray in an evil way
will himself fall into his own pit, 29
but the blameless will inherit what is good. 30
but a discerning poor person can evaluate him properly. 33
but when the wicked rise to power, people are sought out. 36
but whoever confesses them and forsakes them will find mercy. 39
28:14 Blessed is the one who is always cautious, 40
but whoever hardens his heart 41 will fall into evil.
so is a wicked ruler over a poor people. 44
28:16 The prince who is a great oppressor lacks wisdom, 45
but the one who hates 46 unjust gain will prolong his days.
let no one support him.
28:18 The one who walks blamelessly will be delivered, 50
28:19 The one who works his land will be satisfied with food, 53
28:20 A faithful person 56 will have an abundance of blessings,
but the one who hastens 57 to gain riches will not go unpunished.
for a person will transgress over the smallest piece of bread. 60
28:22 The stingy person 61 hastens after riches
and does not know that poverty will overtake him. 62
than the one who flatters 66 with the tongue.
28:24 The one who robs 67 his father and mother and says, “There is no transgression,”
28:26 The one who trusts in his own heart 74 is a fool,
28:27 The one who gives to the poor will not lack, 77
but when they perish, 84 the righteous increase.