New International Version
When the wicked rise to power, people go into hiding; but when the wicked perish, the righteous thrive.
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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A Sermon (No. 3500) by C. H. Spurgeon, April 4th, 1875, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. Published February 24th, 1916. "He that covereth his sins shall not prosper."--Proverbs 28:13. "Thou Hast covered all their sins."--Psalm 85:2. In these two texts we have man's covering, which is worthless and culpable, and God's covering, which is profitable and worthy of all acceptation. No sooner had man disobeyed his Maker's will in the garden of Eden than he discovered to his surprise and dismay …
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They thrust the needy from the path and force all the poor of the land into hiding.
When the righteous triumph, there is great elation; but when the wicked rise to power, people go into hiding.
Those who give to the poor will lack nothing, but those who close their eyes to them receive many curses.
Whoever remains stiff-necked after many rebukes will suddenly be destroyed--without remedy.
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