New Living Translation
The wicked run away when no one is chasing them, but the godly are as bold as lions.
King James Bible
The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Darby Bible Translation
The wicked flee when no man pursueth; but the righteous are bold as a lion.
World English Bible
The wicked flee when no one pursues; but the righteous are as bold as a lion.
Young's Literal Translation
The wicked have fled and there is no pursuer. And the righteous as a young lion is confident.
Proverbs 28:1 Parallel
CommentaryProverbs 28:1 Parallel Commentaries
Library"When Solomon was Old. "
"It came to pass when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other Gods." 1 KINGS xi. 4. Who could have predicted that this would come to pass? And yet it is often so, for it is still true that NO AMOUNT OF KNOWLEDGE WILL SAVE FROM BACKSLIDING THOSE WHO REFUSE TO LISTEN TO GOD. We learn from verse 10 that God had taken pains to save Solomon from idolatry, (see 1 Kings vi. 12, and xi. 6). But what good is it for even God to try to save a man who will have his own way? And …
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread
Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
A Faithful Witness
Epistle xxv. To Gregoria.
I will turn against you, and you will be defeated by your enemies. Those who hate you will rule over you, and you will run even when no one is chasing you!
"And for those of you who survive, I will demoralize you in the land of your enemies. You will live in such fear that the sound of a leaf driven by the wind will send you fleeing. You will run as though fleeing from a sword, and you will fall even when no one pursues you.
2 Kings 7:7
So they panicked and ran into the night, abandoning their tents, horses, donkeys, and everything else, as they fled for their lives.
But I replied, "Should someone in my position run from danger? Should someone in my position enter the Temple to save his life? No, I won't do it!"
Terror will grip them, terror like they have never known before. God will scatter the bones of your enemies. You will put them to shame, for God has rejected them.
And you will have enough goats' milk for yourself, your family, and your servant girls.
One of them will chase a thousand of you. Five of them will make all of you flee. You will be left like a lonely flagpole on a hill or a tattered banner on a distant mountaintop."
Jump to PreviousBold Confident Evil Fear Fled Flee Flees Goes Lion Pursuer Pursues Pursueth Pursuing Righteous Running Secure Upright Wicked Young
Jump to NextBold Confident Evil Fear Fled Flee Flees Goes Lion Pursuer Pursues Pursueth Pursuing Righteous Running Secure Upright Wicked Young
LinksProverbs 28:1 NIV
Proverbs 28:1 NLT
Proverbs 28:1 ESV
Proverbs 28:1 NASB
Proverbs 28:1 KJV
Proverbs 28:1 Bible Apps
Proverbs 28:1 Biblia Paralela
Proverbs 28:1 Chinese Bible
Proverbs 28:1 French Bible
Proverbs 28:1 German Bible
Proverbs 28:1 Commentaries