Proverbs 28:1

The wicked flee when no man pursues: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Pursueth. "A crime is its own punishment. "(Seneca, ep. 93.) (Leviticus xxvi. 36.) Dread. Of any thing terrestrial, as long as the object of his love is not attacked, Romans viii. 35.

Isaac of Syria

AD 700
[The righteous] will fear none of the things here enumerated, as it is written, “The righteous man is bold as a lion,” daring all things through faith, not as one who tempts the Lord but as one who has confidence in Him, and as one who is armed and arrayed in the power of the Holy Spirit. And because God is his constant concern, God will also say concerning him, “I am with him in affliction, and I will rescue him, and glorify him.”

John Chrysostom

AD 407
How do [the wicked] flee when no one pursues? He has that within which drives him on—an accuser in his conscience, and this he carries about everywhere. Just as it would be impossible to flee from himself, so neither can he escape the persecutor within; but wherever he goes, he is scourged and has an incurable wound! But not such is the righteous.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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