Proverbs 28:28; Proverbs 29:2; Ecclesiastes 10:5–6

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Proverbs 28:28

28  When xthe wicked rise, ypeople hide themselves,

but when they perish, the righteous increase.

Proverbs 29:2

When cthe righteous increase, the people rejoice,

but when dthe wicked rule, the people groan.

Ecclesiastes 10:5–6

There is an evil that I have seen under the sun, as it were lan error proceeding from the ruler: mfolly is set in many high places, and the rich sit in a low place.