12 When the righteous triumph,
there is great rejoicing,[a]
but when the wicked come to power,
people hide themselves.(A)

13 The one who conceals his sins
will not prosper,(B)
but whoever confesses and renounces them
will find mercy.(C)

14 Happy is the one who is always reverent,(D)
but one who hardens his heart falls into trouble.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 28:12 Lit glory