Thematic Bible

Proverbs 28:1 (show verse)

The wicked flee when no one is pursuing,
But the righteous are bold as a lion.

Proverbs 28:2 (show verse)

By the transgression of a land many are its princes,
But by a man of understanding and knowledge, so it endures.

Proverbs 28:3 (show verse)

A poor man who oppresses the lowly
Is like a driving rain which leaves no food.

Proverbs 28:4 (show verse)

Those who forsake the law praise the wicked,
But those who keep the law strive with them.

Proverbs 28:5 (show verse)

Evil men do not understand justice,
But those who seek the Lord understand all things.

Proverbs 28:6 (show verse)

Better is the poor who walks in his integrity
Than he who is crooked though he be rich.

Proverbs 28:7 (show verse)

He who keeps the law is a discerning son,
But he who is a companion of gluttons humiliates his father.

Proverbs 28:8 (show verse)

He who increases his wealth by interest and usury
Gathers it for him who is gracious to the poor.

Proverbs 28:9 (show verse)

He who turns away his ear from listening to the law,
Even his prayer is an abomination.

Proverbs 28:10 (show verse)

He who leads the upright astray in an evil way
Will himself fall into his own pit,
But the blameless will inherit good.

Proverbs 28:11 (show verse)

The rich man is wise in his own eyes,
But the poor who has understanding sees through him.

Proverbs 28:12 (show verse)

When the righteous triumph, there is great glory,
But when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.

Proverbs 28:13 (show verse)

He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper,
But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.

Proverbs 28:14 (show verse)

How blessed is the man who fears always,
But he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.

Proverbs 28:15 (show verse)

Like a roaring lion and a rushing bear
Is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

Proverbs 28:16 (show verse)

A leader who is a great oppressor lacks understanding,
But he who hates unjust gain will prolong his days.

Proverbs 28:17 (show verse)

A man who is laden with the guilt of human blood
Will be a fugitive until death; let no one support him.

Proverbs 28:18 (show verse)

He who walks blamelessly will be delivered,
But he who is crooked will fall all at once.

Proverbs 28:19 (show verse)

He who tills his land will have plenty of food,
But he who follows empty pursuits will have poverty in plenty.

Proverbs 28:20 (show verse)

A faithful man will abound with blessings,
But he who makes haste to be rich will not go unpunished.

Proverbs 28:21 (show verse)

To show partiality is not good,
Because for a piece of bread a man will transgress.

Proverbs 28:22 (show verse)

A man with an evil eye hastens after wealth
And does not know that want will come upon him.

Proverbs 28:23 (show verse)

He who rebukes a man will afterward find more favor
Than he who flatters with the tongue.

Proverbs 28:24 (show verse)

He who robs his father or his mother
And says, “It is not a transgression,”
Is the companion of a man who destroys.

Proverbs 28:25 (show verse)

An arrogant man stirs up strife,
But he who trusts in the Lord will prosper.

Proverbs 28:26 (show verse)

He who trusts in his own heart is a fool,
But he who walks wisely will be delivered.

Proverbs 28:27 (show verse)

He who gives to the poor will never want,
But he who shuts his eyes will have many curses.

Proverbs 28:28 (show verse)

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves;
But when they perish, the righteous increase.