Proverbs 29:16
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New American Standard Bible
When the wicked increase, transgression increases; But the righteous will see their fall.

King James Bible
When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall.

Darby Bible Translation
When the wicked increase, transgression increaseth; but the righteous shall see their fall.

World English Bible
When the wicked increase, sin increases; but the righteous will see their downfall.

Young's Literal Translation
In the multiplying of the wicked transgression multiplieth, And the righteous on their fall do look.

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The Baptismal Covenant Can be Kept Unbroken. Aim and Responsibility of Parents.
We have gone "to the Law and to the Testimony" to find out what the nature and benefits of Baptism are. We have gathered out of the Word all the principal passages bearing on this subject. We have grouped them together, and studied them side by side. We have noticed that their sense is uniform, clear, and strong. Unless we are willing to throw aside all sound principles of interpretation, we can extract from the words of inspiration only one meaning, and that is that the baptized child is, by virtue
G. H. Gerberding—The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church

For, Concerning False Witness, which is Set Down in the Ten Commands of The...
36. For, concerning false witness, which is set down in the ten commands of the Law, it can indeed in no wise be contended that love of truth may at heart be preserved, and false witness brought forth to him unto whom the witness is borne. For, when it is said to God only, then it is only in the heart that the truth is to be embraced: but when it is said to man, then must we with the mouth also of the body bring forth truth, because man is not an inspector of the heart. But then, touching the witness
St. Augustine—On Lying

Cross References
Psalm 37:34
Wait for the LORD and keep His way, And He will exalt you to inherit the land; When the wicked are cut off, you will see it.

Psalm 37:36
Then he passed away, and lo, he was no more; I sought for him, but he could not be found.

Psalm 58:10
The righteous will rejoice when he sees the vengeance; He will wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.

Psalm 91:8
You will only look on with your eyes And see the recompense of the wicked.

Psalm 92:11
And my eye has looked exultantly upon my foes, My ears hear of the evildoers who rise up against me.

Proverbs 21:12
The righteous one considers the house of the wicked, Turning the wicked to ruin.

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