Proverbs 28:12
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New Living Translation
When the godly succeed, everyone is glad. When the wicked take charge, people go into hiding.

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.

Proverbs 28:12 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

28:12 Rejoice - Are promoted. Glory - In that common - wealth. Rise - Are advanced to authority. Hidden - Wise and good men, who only are worthy of the name of men, withdraw themselves into obscure places.

Proverbs 28:12 Parallel Commentaries

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"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
To Oger, Regular Canon [34] Bernard blames him for his resignation of his pastoral charge, although made from the love of a calm and pious life. None the less, he instructs him how, after becoming a private person, he ought to live in community. To Brother Oger, the Canon, Brother Bernard, monk but sinner, wishes that he may walk worthily of God even to the end, and embraces him with the fullest affection. 1. If I seem to have been too slow in replying to your letter, ascribe it to my not having
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

A Faithful Witness
[This chapter is based on the Epistles of John.] After the ascension of Christ, John stands forth as a faithful, earnest laborer for the Master. With the other disciples he enjoyed the outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost, and with fresh zeal and power he continued to speak to the people the words of life, seeking to lead their thoughts to the Unseen. He was a powerful preacher, fervent, and deeply in earnest. In beautiful language and with a musical voice he told of the words and works
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

Epistle xxv. To Gregoria.
To Gregoria. Gregory to Gregoria, Lady of the Bed-chamber (cubiculariæ) to Augusta. I have received the longed for letters of your Sweetness, in which you have been at pains all through to accuse yourself of a multitude of sins: but I know that you fervently love the Almighty Lord, and I trust in His mercy that the sentence which was pronounced with regard to a certain holy woman proceeds from the mouth of the Truth with regard to you: Her sins, which are many, are forgiven her, for she loved
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Cross References
Proverbs 11:10
The whole city celebrates when the godly succeed; they shout for joy when the wicked die.

Proverbs 28:28
When the wicked take charge, people go into hiding. When the wicked meet disaster, the godly flourish.

Proverbs 29:2
When the godly are in authority, the people rejoice. But when the wicked are in power, they groan.

Ecclesiastes 10:5
There is another evil I have seen under the sun. Kings and rulers make a grave mistake

Ecclesiastes 10:6
when they give great authority to foolish people and low positions to people of proven worth.

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