New Living Translation
When the wicked take charge, people go into hiding. When the wicked meet disaster, the godly flourish.
King James Bible
When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.
Darby Bible Translation
When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous increase.
World English Bible
When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous thrive.
Young's Literal Translation
In the rising of the wicked a man is hidden, And in their destruction the righteous multiply!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
28:28 Men - Righteous men are afraid to appear publickly.
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 poor are pushed off the path; the needy must hide together for safety.
When the godly succeed, everyone is glad. When the wicked take charge, people go into hiding.
Whoever gives to the poor will lack nothing, but those who close their eyes to poverty will be cursed.
Whoever stubbornly refuses to accept criticism will suddenly be destroyed beyond recovery.
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