Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.

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Bible References

His sons

2 Samuel 15:4
Absalom said moreover, Oh that I were made judge in the land, that every man who hath any suit or cause might come unto me, and I would do him justice!
1 Kings 12:6
And king Rehoboam took counsel with the old men, that had stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, saying, What counsel give ye me to return answer to this people?
2 Kings 21:1
Manasseh was twelve years old when he began to reign; and he reigned five and fifty years in Jerusalem: and his mother's name was Hephzibah.
Ecclesiastes 2:19
And who knoweth whether he will be a wise man or a fool? yet will he have rule over all my labor wherein I have labored, and wherein I have showed myself wise under the sun. This also is vanity.
Jeremiah 22:15
Shalt thou reign, because thou strivest to excel in cedar? Did not thy father eat and drink, and do justice and righteousness? then it was well with him.

But turned

Exodus 18:21
Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating unjust gain; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:
Deuteronomy 16:19
Thou shalt not wrest justice: thou shalt not respect persons; neither shalt thou take a bribe; for a bribe doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
Psalm 15:5
He that putteth not out his money to interest, Nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.
Psalm 26:10
In whose hands is wickedness, And their right hand is full of bribes.
Isaiah 33:15
He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from taking a bribe, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from looking upon evil:
1 Timothy 3:3
no brawler, no striker; but gentle, not contentious, no lover of money;
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil: which some reaching after have been led astray from the faith, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

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Proverbs 17:23
A wicked man receiveth a bribe out of the bosom, To pervert the ways of justice.

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