His sons didn't walk in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted justice.
Now therefore let the fear of the LORD be on you. Take heed and do it: for there is no iniquity with the LORD our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of bribes."
For I know how many your offenses, and how great are your sins-- you who afflict the just, who take a bribe, and who turn aside the needy in the courts.
You shall not wrest justice: you shall not respect persons; neither shall you take a bribe; for a bribe does blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
'Cursed is he who takes a bribe to kill an innocent person.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'
Surely extortion makes the wise man foolish; and a bribe destroys the understanding.
"You shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds those who have sight and perverts the words of the righteous.
They give gifts to all prostitutes; but you give your gifts to all your lovers, and bribe them, that they may come to you on every side for your prostitution.
In you have they taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and increase, and you have greedily gained of your neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me, says the Lord the LORD.
Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves. Everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards. They don't judge the fatherless, neither does the cause of the widow come to them.
who acquit the guilty for a bribe, but deny justice for the innocent!
He who walks righteously, and speaks blamelessly; He who despises the gain of oppressions, who gestures with his hands, refusing to take a bribe, who stops his ears from hearing of blood, and shuts his eyes from looking at evil--
For the company of the godless shall be barren, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.
Don't let riches entice you to wrath, neither let the great size of a bribe turn you aside.
Her leaders judge for bribes, and her priests teach for a price, and her prophets of it tell fortunes for money: yet they lean on the LORD, and say, "Isn't the LORD in the midst of us? No disaster will come on us."
Their hands are on that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler and judge ask for a bribe; and the powerful man dictates the evil desire of his soul. Thus they conspire together.
He who is greedy for gain troubles his own house, but he who hates bribes will live.
A bribe is a precious stone in the eyes of him who gives it; wherever he turns, he prospers.
A wicked man receives a bribe in secret, to pervert the ways of justice.
A gift in secret pacifies anger; and a bribe in the cloak, strong wrath.
The king by justice makes the land stable, but he who takes bribes tears it down.
he who doesn't lend out his money for usury, nor take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be shaken. A Poem by David.
in whose hands is wickedness, their right hand is full of bribes.
Let us love one another, for love comes from God and every one who loves is a child of God and knows God. He who loves not man does not know God, for God is love. God showed his love for us, for he sent his only Son into the world that through him we might have life. Love ye therefore the stranger.
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