22 A person with an (A)evil eye (B)hurries after wealth
And does not know that poverty will come upon him.
23 One who (C)rebukes a person will afterward find more favor
Than one who (D)flatters with the tongue.
24 He who (E)robs his father or his mother
And says, “There is no wrong done,”
Is the (F)companion of a person who destroys.
25 An [a]arrogant person (G)stirs up strife,
But one who (H)trusts in the Lord (I)will [b]prosper.
26 One who (J)trusts in his own heart is a fool,
But one who walks wisely will flee to safety.
27 One who (K)gives to the poor will never lack anything,
But one who [c]shuts his eyes will have many curses.
28 When the wicked rise, people hide themselves;
But when they perish, the righteous increase.

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  1. Proverbs 28:25 Lit broad soul
  2. Proverbs 28:25 Lit be made fat
  3. Proverbs 28:27 Lit hides

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