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Proverbs 28

28:1 The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion. (28:1) "The righteous are bold as a lion."
Has there ever been a righteous person?

(28:2) "By a man of understanding and knowledge the state ... shall be prolonged."

28:2 For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.
28:3 A poor man that oppresseth the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaveth no food.
28:4 They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.
28:5 Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the LORD understand all things. (28:5) "They that seek the LORD understand all things."
28:6 Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich. (28:6) "Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich."
28:7 Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shameth his father.
28:8 He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.
28:9 He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination. (28:9) "He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination."
If you don't listen to and follow the laws of Moses, then don't even try praying, because your prayer will become an abomination.

(28:10) "Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit."
Has there ever been a righteous person?

(28:11) "The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out."

(28:12) "When righteous men do rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden."
Has there ever been a righteous person?

(28:14) "Happy is the man that feareth alway."

(28:15) "As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people."

28:10 Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit: but the upright shall have good things in possession.
28:11 The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.
28:12 When righteous men do rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.
28:13 He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
28:14 Happy is the man that feareth alway: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.
28:15 As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.
28:16 The prince that wanteth understanding is also a great oppressor: but he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days.
28:17 A man that doeth violence to the blood of any person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.
28:18 Whoso walketh uprightly shall be saved: but he that is perverse in his ways shall fall at once. (28:18) "Whoso walketh uprightly shall be saved."
What must you do to get saved?
28:19 He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.
28:20 A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.
28:21 To have respect of persons is not good: for for a piece of bread that man will transgress. (28:21) "To have respect of persons is not good."
(Treat everyone with disrespect.)
28:22 He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him. (28:22) "He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.."
If you are greedy then you must have an "evil eye." This verse is often used to support the idea that the bible condemns gambling.
Does the bible condemn gambling?
28:23 He that rebuketh a man afterwards shall find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue.
28:24 Whoso robbeth his father or his mother, and saith, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of a destroyer.
28:25 He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat. (28:25)
"He that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat."
So that's why there are so many fat Christians! (And starving non-Christians.)
What the Bible says about Fat People

(28:26) "He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool."
Should we follow our own hearts?
Is it OK to call someone a fool?

28:26 He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.
28:27 He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.
28:28 When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase. (28:28) "When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase."
Has there ever been a righteous person?

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