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Righteousness Is For The Godly – Proverbs 28:5

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Righteousness Is For The Godly
Proverbs 28:5 (NIV)

5) Evildoers do not understand what is right,
but those who seek the Lord understand it fully.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Righteousness is disregarded by the blinded Wicked.
The Righteous find it always on their Narrow Path.

#evildoers #not #understand #right #seek #Lord #fully

Forsaking Instruction – Proverbs 28:4

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Forsaking Instruction
Proverbs 28:4 (NIV)

4) Those who forsake instruction praise the wicked,
but those who heed it resist them.

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The Fool follows the Wicked.
The Wise oppose both the Fool and the Wicked.

#those #forsake #instruction #praise #wicked #heed #resist #them

Persecuting The Poor – Proverbs 28:3

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Persecuting The Poor
Proverbs 28:3 (NIV)

3) A ruler who oppresses the poor
is like a driving rain that leaves no crops.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Text is ambiguous as to this being a poor person or a ruler!

A Fool who afflicts the poor delivers only disappointment.

#ruler #oppresses #poor #driving #rain #leaves #no #crops

Many Rulers Versus A Wise Ruler – Proverbs 28:2

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Many Rulers Versus A Wise Ruler
Proverbs 28:2 (NIV)

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.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Having many rulers shatters the allegiance of the nation.
A wise ruler strengthens it.

#transgression #land #many #princes #man #understanding #knowledge #state #thereof #prolonged

Wicked Flee While Righteous Defend – Proverbs 28:1

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Wicked Flee While Righteous Defend
Proverbs 28:1 (NIV)

1) The wicked flee though no one pursues,
but the righteous are as bold as a lion.

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The Wicked are cowards who cause trouble and run from it.
The Righteous stand firm and defend against the threat.

#wicked #flee #no-one #pursues #righteous #bold #lion