New Living Translation
When the godly succeed, everyone is glad. When the wicked take charge, people go into hiding.
King James Bible
When righteous men do rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.
Darby Bible Translation
When the righteous triumph, there is great glory; but when the wicked rise, men conceal themselves.
World English Bible
When the righteous triumph, there is great glory; but when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.
Young's Literal Translation
In the exulting of the righteous the glory is abundant, And in the rising of the wicked man is apprehensive.
Proverbs 28:12 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
28:12 Rejoice - Are promoted. Glory - In that common - wealth. Rise - Are advanced to authority. Hidden - Wise and good men, who only are worthy of the name of men, withdraw themselves into obscure places.
Library"When Solomon was Old. "
"It came to pass when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other Gods." 1 KINGS xi. 4. Who could have predicted that this would come to pass? And yet it is often so, for it is still true that NO AMOUNT OF KNOWLEDGE WILL SAVE FROM BACKSLIDING THOSE WHO REFUSE TO LISTEN TO GOD. We learn from verse 10 that God had taken pains to save Solomon from idolatry, (see 1 Kings vi. 12, and xi. 6). But what good is it for even God to try to save a man who will have his own way? And …
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread
Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
A Faithful Witness
Epistle xxv. To Gregoria.
The whole city celebrates when the godly succeed; they shout for joy when the wicked die.
When the wicked take charge, people go into hiding. When the wicked meet disaster, the godly flourish.
When the godly are in authority, the people rejoice. But when the wicked are in power, they groan.
There is another evil I have seen under the sun. Kings and rulers make a grave mistake
when they give great authority to foolish people and low positions to people of proven worth.
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