Proverbs 28:10
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New American Standard Bible
He who leads the upright astray in an evil way Will himself fall into his own pit, But the blameless will inherit good.

King James Bible
Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit: but the upright shall have good things in possession.

Darby Bible Translation
Whoso causeth the upright to go astray in an evil way, shall himself fall into his own pit; but the perfect shall inherit good.

World English Bible
Whoever causes the upright to go astray in an evil way, he will fall into his own trap; but the blameless will inherit good.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is causing the upright to err in an evil way, Into his own pit he doth fall, And the perfect do inherit good.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

When the wicked succeed in tempting the righteous, Vice seems to win a triumph. But the triumph is suicidal. The tempter will suffer the punishment he deserves, and the blameless, if true to themselves, will be strengthened and ennobled by the temptation.

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Confession
"He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy." Proverbs 28:13. The conditions of obtaining mercy of God are simple and just and reasonable. The Lord does not require us to do some grievous thing in order that we may have the forgiveness of sin. We need not make long and wearisome pilgrimages, or perform painful penances, to commend our souls to the God of heaven or to expiate our transgression; but he that confesseth and forsaketh his sin
Ellen Gould White—Steps to Christ

Heathen Plots
[This chapter is based on Nehemiah 6.] Sanballat and his confederates dared not make open war upon the Jews; but with increasing malice they continued their secret efforts to discourage, perplex, and injure them. The wall about Jerusalem was rapidly approaching completion. When it should be finished and its gates set up, these enemies of Israel could not hope to force an entrance into the city. They were the more eager, therefore, to stop the work without further delay. At last they devised a plan
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Adoption
'As many as received him to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name.' John 1:12. Having spoken of the great points of faith and justification, we come next to adoption. The qualification of the persons is, As many as received him.' Receiving is put for believing, as is clear by the last words, to them that believe in his name.' The specification of the privilege is, to them gave he power to become the sons of God.' The Greek word for power, exousia, signifies
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Matthew 6:33
"But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Hebrews 6:12
so that you will not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

1 Peter 3:9
not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.

Psalm 7:15
He has dug a pit and hollowed it out, And has fallen into the hole which he made.

Psalm 57:6
They have prepared a net for my steps; My soul is bowed down; They dug a pit before me; They themselves have fallen into the midst of it. Selah.

Psalm 139:24
And see if there be any hurtful way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way.

Proverbs 2:21
For the upright will live in the land And the blameless will remain in it;

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