New International Version
Like a roaring lion or a charging bear is a wicked ruler over a helpless people.
King James Bible
As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.
Darby Bible Translation
A roaring lion, and a ranging bear, is a wicked ruler over a poor people.
World English Bible
As a roaring lion or a charging bear, so is a wicked ruler over helpless people.
Young's Literal Translation
A growling lion, and a ranging bear, Is the wicked ruler over a poor people.
Proverbs 28:15 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Happy is the man that feareth alway - That ever carries about with him that reverential and filial fear of God, which will lead him to avoid sin, and labor to do that which is lawful and right in the sight of God his Savior.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryTwo Coverings and Two Consequences
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 …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
"And There is None that Calleth Upon Thy Name, that Stirreth up Himself to Take Hold on Thee,"
God's Law Immutable
When Herod realized that he had been outwitted by the Magi, he was furious, and he gave orders to kill all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity who were two years old and under, in accordance with the time he had learned from the Magi.
1 Peter 5:8
Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
They made their lives bitter with harsh labor in brick and mortar and with all kinds of work in the fields; in all their harsh labor the Egyptians worked them ruthlessly.
A king's rage is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.
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