Proverbs 28:28
Good News Translation
People stay in hiding when the wicked come to power. But when they fall from power, the righteous will rule again.

Contemporary English Version
When crooks are in control, everyone tries to hide, but when they lose power, good people are everywhere.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When the wicked rise up, men shall hide themselves: when they perish, the just shall be multiplied.

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When the wicked rise up, men shall hide themselves: when they perish, the just shall be multiplied.

the wicked

Proverbs 28:12 In the joy of the just there is great glory: when the wicked reign, men are ruined.

Proverbs 29:2 When just men increase, the people shall rejoice: when the wicked shall bear rule, the people shall mourn.

hide

Job 24:4 They have overturned the way of the poor, and have oppressed together the meek of the earth.

they perish

Esther 8:17 And in all peoples, cities, and provinces, whithersoever the king's commandments came, there was wonderful rejoicing, feasts and banquets, and keeping holy day: Insomuch that many of other nations and religion, joined themselves to their worship and ceremonies. For a great dread of the name of the Jews had fallen upon all.

Acts 12:23,24 And forthwith an angel of the Lord struck him, because he had not given the honour to God: and, being eaten up by worms, he gave up the ghost. . . .

Context
The Boldness of the Righteous
27He that giveth to the poor shall not want: he that despiseth his entreaty, shall suffer indigence. 28When the wicked rise up, men shall hide themselves: when they perish, the just shall be multiplied.
Cross References
Job 24:4
They have overturned the way of the poor, and have oppressed together the meek of the earth.

Proverbs 28:12
In the joy of the just there is great glory: when the wicked reign, men are ruined.

Proverbs 28:27
He that giveth to the poor shall not want: he that despiseth his entreaty, shall suffer indigence.

Proverbs 29:1
The man that with a stiff neck despiseth him that reproveth him, shall suddenly be destroyed: and health shall not follow him.

Additional Translations
When the wicked come to power, people hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous flourish.When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; But when they perish, the righteous increase.

In the places of ungodly men the righteous mourn: but in their destruction the righteous shall be multiplied.

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous increase.

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous thrive.

In the rising of the wicked a man is hidden, And in their destruction the righteous multiply!
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