Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He hoped also that money should have been given him of Paul, that he might loose him: wherefore he sent for him the oftener, and communed with him.
- Acts 24:2
- Exodus 23:8
- Deuteronomy 16:19
- 1 Samuel 8:3
- 1 Samuel 12:3
- 2 Chronicles 19:7
- Job 15:34
- Psalm 26:9
- Proverbs 17:8
- Proverbs 19:6
- Proverbs 29:4
- Isaiah 1:23
- Isaiah 33:15
- Isaiah 56:11
- Ezekiel 22:27
- Ezekiel 33:31
- Hosea 4:18
- Hosea 12:7
And when he was called, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying, Experiencing much peace because of thee, and worthy deeds happening to this nation because of thy foresight,
And thou shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds those who have sight, and perverts the words of the righteous.
Thou shall not distort justice. Thou shall not respect persons, neither shall thou take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise, and perverts the words of the righteous.
1 Samuel 8:3
And his sons did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain, and took bribes, and perverted justice.
1 Samuel 12:3
Here I am. Witness against me before LORD, and before his anointed: Whose ox have I taken? Or whose donkey have I taken? Or whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed? Or of whose hand have I taken a bribe to blind my eyes with i
2 Chronicles 19:7
Now therefore let the fear of LORD be upon you. Take heed and do it. For there is no iniquity with LORD our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of bribes.
For the company of the hypocrites shall be barren, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.
Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with men of blood,
A bribe is a precious stone in the eyes of him who has it; wherever it turns, it prospers.
Many will entreat the favor of a generous man, and every man is a friend to him who gives gifts.
By justice the king establishes the land, but he who exacts gifts overthrows it.
Thy rulers are rebellious, and companions of thieves. Everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards. They judge not the fatherless, nor does the cause of the widow come to them.
He who walks righteously, and speaks uprightly. He who despises the gain of oppressions, who shakes his hands from taking a bribe, who stops his ears from hearing of blood, and shuts his eyes from looking upon evil.
Yea, the dogs are greedy; they can never have enough. And these are shepherds who cannot understand. They have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, from every quarter.
Her rulers in the midst of it are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.
And they come to thee as the people come, and they sit before thee as my people. And they hear thy words, but do not do them. For with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their gain.
Their drink has become sour. They play the harlot continually. Her rulers dearly love shame.
[He is] a Canaanite. The balances of deceit are in his hand. He loves to oppress.
Thus says LORD: For three transgressions of Israel, yea, for four, I will not turn away the punishment of it, because they have sold a righteous man for silver, and a needy man for a pair of shoes--
The heads of it judge for a bribe, and the priests of it teach for a wage, and the prophets of it divine for money. Yet they lean upon LORD, and say, Is not LORD in the midst of us? No evil shall come upon us.
Their hands are upon that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler asks, and the judge [is ready] for a bribe. And the great man, he utters the evil desire of his soul. Thus they weave it together.
1 Corinthians 6:9
Or know ye not that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not led astray. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate men, nor homosexuals,
For ye are men who know this, that no fornicator, or unclean man, or covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of the Christ and God.
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, which sink men in destruction and ruin.
2 Peter 2:3
And they will exploit you in greed with fabricated words, whose judgment is not idle for long, and their destruction will not slumber.
And after some days, Felix having arrived with Drusilla, his wife being Jewish, he summoned Paul, and heard him about the faith in Christ.
Better is the poor man who walks in his integrity, than he who is perverse in [his] ways, though he be rich.