King James Version
They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.
Darby Bible Translation
They that forsake the law praise the wicked; but such as keep the law contend with them.
World English Bible
Those who forsake the law praise the wicked; but those who keep the law contend with them.
Young's Literal Translation
Those forsaking the law praise the wicked, Those keeping the law plead against them.
Proverbs 28:4 Parallel
CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.Proverbs 28:4 Parallel Commentaries
"He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy." Proverbs 28:13. The conditions of obtaining mercy of God are simple and just and reasonable. The Lord does not require us to do some grievous thing in order that we may have the forgiveness of sin. We need not make long and wearisome pilgrimages, or perform painful penances, to commend our souls to the God of heaven or to expiate our transgression; but he that confesseth and forsaketh his sin …
Ellen Gould White—Steps to Christ
He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
"If we Confess Our Sins, He is Faithful and Just to Forgive us Our Sins",
Epistle xxv. To Gregoria.
"And the Life. " How Christ is the Life.
"And There is None that Calleth Upon Thy Name, that Stirreth up Himself to Take Hold on Thee,"
God's Law Immutable
How to be Admonished are those who Give Away what is their Own, and those who Seize what Belongs to Others.
The Authority and Utility of the Scriptures
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.
Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.
And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.
1 Kings 18:18
And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but thou, and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of the LORD, and thou hast followed Baalim.
Then contended I with the rulers, and said, Why is the house of God forsaken? And I gathered them together, and set them in their place.
In those days saw I in Judah some treading wine presses on the sabbath, and bringing in sheaves, and lading asses; as also wine, grapes, and figs, and all manner of burdens, which they brought into Jerusalem on the sabbath day: and I testified against them in the day wherein they sold victuals.
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