Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Taken gifts

Exodus 23:7
Keep far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay you not: for I will not justify the wicked.
Deuteronomy 16:19
You shall not pervert judgment; you shall not show partiality, neither take a bribe: for a bribe does blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
Deuteronomy 27:25
Cursed be he that takes a bribe to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Isaiah 1:23
Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither does the cause of the widow come before them.
Micah 7:2
The godly man has perished out of the earth: and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.
Zephaniah 3:3
Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they leave not a bone till the morning.

Thou hast

Ezekiel 18:8
He that has not lent money for interest, neither has taken any increase, that has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed true justice between man and man,
Exodus 22:25
If you lend money to any of my people who is poor among you, you shall not be to him as a lender, neither shall you charge him interest.
Leviticus 25:35
And if your brother becomes poor, and falls into poverty among you; then you shall help him: yea, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with you.
Deuteronomy 23:19
You shall not charge interest to your brother; interest on money, interest on food, interest on anything that is lent for interest:
Nehemiah 5:1
And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.
Psalm 15:5
He that puts not out his money at interest, nor takes reward against the innocent. He that does these things shall never be moved.

Greedily

Proverbs 1:19
So are the ways of everyone that is greedy of gain; which takes away the life of its owners.
Isaiah 56:11
Yea, they are greedy dogs who can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, everyone for his gain, from his own quarter.
Matthew 23:14
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayer: therefore you shall receive the greater condemnation.
Luke 3:13
And he said unto them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you.
Luke 18:11
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank you, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector.
Luke 19:8
And Zacchaeus stood, and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken anything from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold.
1 Corinthians 5:11
But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such a one no not to eat.
1 Corinthians 6:10
Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
1 Timothy 3:3
Not given to wine, not violent, not greedy of money; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;
1 Timothy 6:9
But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and perdition.
James 5:1
Come now, you rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.
Jude 1:11
Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the rebellion of Korah.

And hast

Ezekiel 23:35
Therefore thus says the Lord GOD; Because you have forgotten me, and cast me behind your back, therefore bear you also your lewdness and your harlotries.
Deuteronomy 32:18
Of the Rock that begat you you are unmindful, and have forgotten God that formed you.
Psalm 106:21
They forgot God their savior, who had done great things in Egypt;
Jeremiah 2:32
Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number.
Jeremiah 3:21
A voice was heard upon the high places, weeping and supplications of the children of Israel: for they have perverted their way, and they have forgotten the LORD their God.

General references

Leviticus 25:14
And if you sell anything unto your neighbor, or buy anything of your neighbor's hand, you shall not oppress one another:
Deuteronomy 23:19
You shall not charge interest to your brother; interest on money, interest on food, interest on anything that is lent for interest:
Deuteronomy 27:25
Cursed be he that takes a bribe to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Proverbs 17:23
A wicked man takes a bribe out of the bosom to pervert the ways of justice.
Ezekiel 11:6
You have multiplied your slain in this city, and you have filled its streets with the slain.