(A)When the righteous [a]are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people sigh.

A man that loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but (B)he that feedeth harlots wasteth his substance.

A king by judgment maintaineth the country: but a man receiving gifts, destroyeth it.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 29:2 Or, are increased.

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