Proverbs 28:7
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New International Version
A discerning son heeds instruction, but a companion of gluttons disgraces his father.

King James Bible
Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shameth his father.

Darby Bible Translation
Whoso observeth the law is a son that hath understanding; but he that is a companion of profligates bringeth shame to his father.

World English Bible
Whoever keeps the law is a wise son; but he who is a companion of gluttons shames his father.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is keeping the law is an intelligent son, And a friend of gluttons, Doth cause his father to blush.

Proverbs 28:7 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They that seek the Lord understand all things - They are wise unto salvation; they "have the unction from the Holy One, and they know all things," 1 John 2:20, every thing that is essentially needful for them to know, in reference to both worlds.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

keepeth

Proverbs 2:1 My son, if you will receive my words, and hide my commandments with you;

Proverbs 3:1 My son, forget not my law; but let your heart keep my commandments:

but

Proverbs 28:24 Whoever robs his father or his mother, and said, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of a destroyer.

Proverbs 19:26 He that wastes his father, and chases away his mother, is a son that causes shame, and brings reproach.

Proverbs 23:19-22 Hear you, my son, and be wise, and guide your heart in the way...

Proverbs 29:3,15 Whoever loves wisdom rejoices his father: but he that keeps company with harlots spends his substance...

Luke 15:13,30 And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country...

1 Peter 4:3,4 For the time past of our life may suffice us to have worked the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts...

is a companion of riotous men

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Two 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.
57. (32). There was a certain clerk in Lismore whose life, as it is said, was good, but his faith not so. He was a man of some knowledge in his own eyes, and dared to say that in the Eucharist there is only a sacrament and not the fact[718] of the sacrament, that is, mere sanctification and not the truth of the Body. On this subject he was often addressed by Malachy in secret, but in vain; and finally he was called before a public assembly, the laity however being excluded, in order that if it were
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

"And There is None that Calleth Upon Thy Name, that Stirreth up Himself to Take Hold on Thee,"
Isaiah lxiv. 7.--"And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold on thee," &c. They go on in the confession of their sins. Many a man hath soon done with that a general notion of sin is the highest advancement in repentance that many attain to. You may see here sin and judgment mixed in thorough other(315) in their complaint. They do not so fix their eyes upon their desolate estate of captivity, as to forget their provocations. Many a man would spend more affection,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

God's Law Immutable
The temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in His temple the ark of His testament." Revelation 11:19. The ark of God's testament is in the holy of holies, the second apartment of the sanctuary. In the ministration of the earthly tabernacle, which served "unto the example and shadow of heavenly things," this apartment was opened only upon the great Day of Atonement for the cleansing of the sanctuary. Therefore the announcement that the temple of God was opened in heaven and the ark
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

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