Proverbs 28:12
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New American Standard Bible
When the righteous triumph, there is great glory, But when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.

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.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

There is great glory - Men array themselves in festive apparel, and show their joy conspicuously.

A man is hidden - Better, men hide themselves, they shrink and cower for fear, and yet are hunted out.

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Confession
"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

Heathen Plots
[This chapter is based on Nehemiah 6.] Sanballat and his confederates dared not make open war upon the Jews; but with increasing malice they continued their secret efforts to discourage, perplex, and injure them. The wall about Jerusalem was rapidly approaching completion. When it should be finished and its gates set up, these enemies of Israel could not hope to force an entrance into the city. They were the more eager, therefore, to stop the work without further delay. At last they devised a plan
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Adoption
'As many as received him to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name.' John 1:12. Having spoken of the great points of faith and justification, we come next to adoption. The qualification of the persons is, As many as received him.' Receiving is put for believing, as is clear by the last words, to them that believe in his name.' The specification of the privilege is, to them gave he power to become the sons of God.' The Greek word for power, exousia, signifies
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Proverbs 11:10
When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices, And when the wicked perish, there is joyful shouting.

Proverbs 28:28
When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; But when they perish, the righteous increase.

Proverbs 29:2
When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan.

Ecclesiastes 10:5
There is an evil I have seen under the sun, like an error which goes forth from the ruler--

Ecclesiastes 10:6
folly is set in many exalted places while rich men sit in humble places.

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