Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 29:2 in English Standard Version "When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, the people groan." Es 3:15 The couriers went out hurriedly by order of the king, and the decree was issued in Susa the citadel. And the king and Haman sat down to drink, but the city of Susa was thrown into confusion. Es 8:15 Then Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal robes of blue and white, with a great golden crown and a robe of fine linen and purple, and the city of Susa shouted and rejoiced. Pr 11:10 When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices, and when the wicked perish there are shouts of gladness. Pr 28:12 When the righteous triumph, there is great glory, but when the wicked rise, people hide themselves. Pr 28:28 When the wicked rise, people hide themselves, but when they perish, the righteous increase.