Jubilee Bible 2000
28 ¶ The wicked flee when no man pursues, but the righteous are bold as a young lion.
2 ¶ By the rebellion of the land, many are its princes, but by the man of understanding and wisdom the land shall remain stable.
3 ¶ A poor man that oppresses the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaves no food.
4 ¶ Those that forsake the law praise the wicked, but such as keep the law contend with them.
5 ¶ Evil men do not understand judgment, but those that seek the LORD understand all things.
6 ¶ Better is the poor that walks in his perfection than he that is perverse in his ways, though he is rich.
7 ¶ Whosoever keeps the law is a wise son, but he that is a companion of gluttons shames his father.
8 ¶ He that by usury and unjust gain increases his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.
9 ¶ He that turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.
10 ¶ Whosoever causes the upright to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit, but the perfect shall inherit every good thing.
11 ¶ The rich man is wise in his own conceit, but the poor that has understanding is wiser than he.
12 ¶ When the righteous rejoice, there is great glory, but when the wicked rise, the sane man hides himself.
13 ¶ He that covers his sins shall not prosper, but whosoever confesses and forsakes them shall attain mercy.
14 ¶ Blessed is the man that fears God always, but he that hardens his heart shall fall into evil.
15 ¶ As a roaring lion and a hungry bear, so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.
16 ¶ The prince void of intelligence is also a great oppressor, but he that hates covetousness shall prolong his days.
17 ¶ A man that does violence to the blood of any person shall flee all the way to the grave, and no one shall sustain him.
18 ¶ Whosoever walks in integrity shall be saved, but he that is perverse in his ways shall fall into one of them.
19 ¶ He that tills his land shall be filled with bread, but he that follows after vain persons shall be filled with poverty.
20 ¶ The man of truth shall abound with blessings, but he that makes haste to be rich shall not be absolved.
21 ¶ To have respect of persons in judgment is not good; even for a piece of bread, man will transgress.
22 ¶ He that hastens to be rich has an evil eye and does not consider that poverty shall come upon him.
23 ¶ He that rebukes a man, afterwards shall find more favour than he that flatters with the tongue.
24 ¶ Whosoever robs his father or his mother and says, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of the destroyer.
25 ¶ He that is of a proud heart stirs up strife, but he that puts his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.
26 ¶ He that trusts in his own heart is a fool, but whosoever walks in wisdom, he shall be saved.
27 ¶ He that gives unto the poor shall never lack, but he that hides his eyes from the poor shall have many a curse.
28 ¶ When the wicked rise, sane men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous multiply.