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Proverbs 28:16 New King James Version (NKJV)

16 A ruler who lacks understanding is a great oppressor,
But he who hates covetousness will prolong his days.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 28:16 New International Version (NIV)

16 A tyrannical ruler practices extortion,
    but one who hates ill-gotten gain will enjoy a long reign.

New International Version (NIV)

Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.

Proverbs 28:16 Amplified Bible (AMP)

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A leader who is a great oppressor lacks understanding and common sense [and his wickedness shortens his days],
But he who hates unjust gain will [be blessed and] prolong his days.

Amplified Bible (AMP)

Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 28:16 The Message (MSG)

16 Among leaders who lack insight, abuse abounds,
    but for one who hates corruption, the future is bright.

The Message (MSG)

Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson

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