Proverbs - 28

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1.xUtDk; njhluhjpUe;Jk; Jd;khh;;f;fh; Xbg;Nghfpwhh;fs;@ ePjpkhd;fNsh rpq;fj;ijg;Nghy ijhpakhapUf;fpwhh;fs;.
 THE WICKED flee when no man pursues them, but the [uncompromisingly] righteous are bold as a lion.
2.Njrj;jpd; ghtj;jpdpkpj;jk; mjpd; mjpfhhpfs; mNefuhapUf;fpwhh;fs;@ Gj;jpAk; mwpTKs;s kD\dhNyh mjpd; ew;rPh; ePbj;jpUf;Fk;.
 When a land transgresses, it has many rulers, but when the ruler is a man of discernment, understanding, and knowledge, its stability will long continue.
3.Viofis xLf;Ffpw jhpj;jpud; Mfhuk; tpisahjgb nts;skha; mbj;Jf;nfhz;LNghfpw kioiag;NghypUf;fpwhd;.
 A poor man who oppresses the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaves no food [plundering them of their last morsels].
4.Ntjg;gpukhzj;ij tpl;L tpyFfpwth;fs; Jd;khh;f;fiug; GfOfpwhh;fs;@ Ntjg;gpukhzj;ijf; iff;nfhs;Sfpwth;fNsh mth;fNshNl NghuhLfpwhh;fs;.
 Those who forsake the law [of God and man] praise the wicked, but those who keep the law [of God and man] contend with them.
5.J\;lh; epahaj;ij mwpahh;fs;@ fh;j;jiuj; NjLfpwth;fNsh rfyj;ijAk; mwpthh;fs;.
 Evil men do not understand justice, but they who crave and seek the Lord understand it fully.
6.,Utopfspy; elf;fpw jphpahtuf;fhud; IRthpathdhapUe;jhYk;> Neh;ikaha; elf;fpw jhpj;jpud; mtdpYk; thrp.
 Better is the poor man who walks in his integrity than he who willfully goes in double and wrong ways, though he is rich.
7.Ntjg;gpukhzj;ijf; iff;nfhs;Sfpwtd; tpNtfKs;s Gj;jpud;@ Ngh[dg;gphpaUf;Fj; NjhodhapUf;fpwtNdh jd; jfg;gid mtkhdg;gLj;Jfpwhd;.
 Whoever keeps the law [of God and man] is a wise son, but he who is a companion of gluttons and the carousing, self-indulgent, and extravagant shames his father.
8.mepaha tl;bapdhYk; Mjhaj;jpdhYk; jd; M];jpiag; ngUfg;gz;Zfpwtd;> jhpj;jpuh;Nghpy; ,uq;FfpwtDf;fhf mijr; Nrfhpf;fpwhd;.
 He who by charging excessive interest and who by unjust efforts to get gain increases his material possession gathers it for him [to spend] who is kind and generous to the poor.
9.Ntjj;ijf; Nfshjgb jd; nrtpia tpyf;FfpwtDila n[gKk; mUtUg;ghdJ.
 He who turns away his ear from hearing the law [of God and man], even his prayer is an abomination, hateful and revolting [to God].
10.cj;jkh;fis Nkhrg;gLj;jp> nghy;yhj topapNy elj;Jfpwtd; jhd; ntl;bd Fopapy; jhNd tpOthd;@ cj;jkh;fNsh ed;ikiar; Rje;jhpg;ghh;fs;.
 Whoever leads the upright astray into an evil way, he will himself fall into his own pit, but the blameless will have a goodly inheritance.
11.IRthpathd; jd; ghh;itf;F Qhdthd;@ Gj;jpAs;s jhpj;jpuNdh mtidg; ghpNrhjpf;fpwhd;.
 The rich man is wise in his own eyes and conceit, but the poor man who has understanding will find him out.
12.ePjpkhd;fs; fsp$Uk;NghJ kfh nfhz;lhl;lk; cz;lhFk;@ Jd;khh;f;fh; vOk;Gk;NghNjh kD\h; kiwe;Jnfhs;Sfpwhh;fs;.
 When the [uncompromisingly] righteous triumph, there is great glory and celebration; but when the wicked rise [to power], men hide themselves.
13.jd; ghtq;fis kiwf;fpwtd; tho;tilakhl;lhd;@ mitfis mwpf;if nra;J tpl;LtpLfpwtNdh ,uf;fk; ngWthd;.
 He who covers his transgressions will not prosper, but whoever confesses and forsakes his sins will obtain mercy.
14.vg;nghOJk; gae;jpUf;fpwtd; ghf;fpathd;@ jd; ,Ujaj;ijf; fbdg;gLj;JfpwtNdh jPq;fpy; tpOthd;.
 Blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) is the man who reverently and worshipfully fears [the Lord] at all times [regardless of circumstances], but he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.
15.Vio [dq;fis MSk; J\;l mjpfhhp nfh;r;rpf;Fk; rpq;fj;Jf;Fk; miye;Jjphpfpw fubf;Fk; xg;ghapUf;fpwhd;.
 Like a roaring lion or a ravenous and charging bear is a wicked ruler over a poor people.
16.gpuG Gj;jpaPddhapUe;jhy; mtd; nra;Ak; ,Lf;fz; kpFjp@ nghUshiria ntWf;fpwtd; jPh;f;fhAirg;ngWthd;.
 A ruler who lacks understanding is [like a wicked one] a great oppressor, but he who hates covetousness and unjust gain shall prolong his days.
17.,uj;jg;gopf;fhf xLf;fg;gl;ltd; Fopapy; xspf;f Xbte;jhy;> mtid Mjhpf;fNtz;lhk;.
 If a man willfully sheds the blood of a person [and keeps the guilt of murder upon his conscience], he is fleeing to the pit (the grave) and hastening to his own destruction; let no man stop him!
18.cj;jkdha; elf;fpwtd; ,ul;rpf;fg;gLthd;@ khWghlhd ,Utopapy; elf;fpwtNdh mtw;wpy; xd;wpNy tpOthd;.
 He who walks uprightly shall be safe, but he who willfully goes in double and wrong ways shall fall in one of them.
19.jd; epyj;ijg; gaphpLfpwtd; Mfhuj;jhy; jpUg;jpahthd;@ tPziug; gpd;gw;WfpwtNdh tWikahy; epiwe;jpUg;ghd;.
 He who cultivates his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless people and pursuits will have poverty enough.
20.cz;ikAs;s kD\d; ghpG+uz MrPh;thjq;fisg; ngWthd;@ IRthpatdhfpwjw;Fj; jPtphpf;fpwtNdh Mf;fpidf;Fj; jg;ghd;.
 A faithful man shall abound with blessings, but he who makes haste to be rich [at any cost] shall not go unpunished.
21.Kfjhl;rpzpak; ey;yjy;y> Kfjhl;rpzpaKs;std; xU Jz;L mg;gj;Jf;fhf mepahaQ;nra;thd;.
 To have respect of persons and to show partiality is not good, neither is it good that man should transgress for a piece of bread.
22.td;fz;zd; nry;tdhfpwjw;Fg; gjWfpwhd;@ tWik jdf;F tUnkd;W mwpahjpUf;fpwhd;.
 He who has an evil and covetous eye hastens to be rich and knows not that want will come upon him.
23.jd; ehtpdhy; Kf];Jjp NgRfpwtidg;ghh;f;fpYk;> fbe;Jnfhs;Sfpwtd; Kbtpy; mq;fPfhuk; ngWthd;.
 He who rebukes a man shall afterward find more favor than he who flatters with the tongue.
24.jd; jfg;gidAk; jd; jhiaAk; nfhs;isapl;L> mJ JNuhfky;y vd;gtd; gho;f;fbf;fpw kD\Df;Fj; Njhod;.
 Whoever robs his father or his mother and says, This is no sin--he is in the same class as [an open, lawless robber and] a destroyer.
25.ngUneQ;rd; tof;iff; nfhSTfpwhd;@ fh;j;jiu ek;GfpwtNdh nropg;ghd;.
 He who is of a greedy spirit stirs up strife, but he who puts his trust in the Lord shall be enriched and blessed.
26.jd; ,Ujaj;ij ek;Gfpwtd; %ld;@ Qhdkha; elf;fpwtNdh ,ul;rpf;fg;gLthd;.
 He who leans on, trusts in, and is confident of his own mind and heart is a [self-confident] fool, but he who walks in skillful and godly Wisdom shall be delivered.
27.jhpj;jpuUf;Ff; nfhLg;gtd; jho;r;rpailahd;@ jd; fz;fis Viof;F tpyf;FfpwtDf;Nfh mNef rhgq;fs; tUk;.
 He who gives to the poor will not want, but he who hides his eyes [from their want] will have many a curse.
28.Jd;khh;f;fh; vOk;Gk;NghJ kD\h; kiwe;Jnfhs;Sfpwhh;fs;@ mth;fs; mopAk;NghNjh ePjpkhd;fs; ngUFfpwhh;fs;.
 When the wicked rise [to power], men hide themselves; but when they perish, the [consistently] righteous increase and become many.