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Taken gifts

Exodus 23:7
Keep your distance from a false charge -- do not kill the innocent and the righteous, for I will not justify the wicked.
Deuteronomy 16:19
You must not pervert justice or show favor. Do not take a bribe, for bribes blind the eyes of the wise and distort the words of the righteous.
Deuteronomy 27:25
Cursed is the one who takes a bribe to kill an innocent person.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'
Isaiah 1:23
Your officials are rebels, they associate with thieves. All of them love bribery, and look for payoffs. They do not take up the cause of the orphan, or defend the rights of the widow.
Micah 7:2
Faithful men have disappeared from the land; there are no godly men left. They all wait in ambush so they can shed blood; they hunt their own brother with a net.
Zephaniah 3:3
Her princes are as fierce as roaring lions; her rulers are as hungry as wolves in the desert, who completely devour their prey by morning.

Thou hast

Ezekiel 18:8
does not engage in usury or charge interest, but refrains from wrongdoing, promotes true justice between men,
Exodus 22:25
"If you lend money to any of my people who are needy among you, do not be like a moneylender to him; do not charge him interest.
Leviticus 25:35
"'If your brother becomes impoverished and is indebted to you, you must support him; he must live with you like a foreign resident.
Deuteronomy 23:19
You must not charge interest on a loan to your fellow Israelite, whether on money, food, or anything else that has been loaned with interest.
Nehemiah 5:1
Then there was a great outcry from the people and their wives against their fellow Jews.
Psalm 15:5
He does not charge interest when he lends his money. He does not take bribes to testify against the innocent. The one who lives like this will never be upended.

Greedily

Proverbs 1:19
Such are the ways of all who gain profit unjustly; it takes away the life of those who obtain it!
Isaiah 56:11
The dogs have big appetites; they are never full. They are shepherds who have no understanding; they all go their own way, each one looking for monetary gain.
Matthew 23:14
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Luke 3:13
He told them, "Collect no more than you are required to."
Luke 18:11
The Pharisee stood and prayed about himself like this: 'God, I thank you that I am not like other people: extortionists, unrighteous people, adulterers -- or even like this tax collector.
Luke 19:8
But Zacchaeus stopped and said to the Lord, "Look, Lord, half of my possessions I now give to the poor, and if I have cheated anyone of anything, I am paying back four times as much!"
1 Corinthians 5:11
But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who calls himself a Christian who is sexually immoral, or greedy, or an idolater, or verbally abusive, or a drunkard, or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.
1 Corinthians 6:10
thieves, the greedy, drunkards, the verbally abusive, and swindlers will not inherit the kingdom of God.
1 Timothy 3:3
not a drunkard, not violent, but gentle, not contentious, free from the love of money.
1 Timothy 6:9
Those who long to be rich, however, stumble into temptation and a trap and many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.
James 5:1
Come now, you rich! Weep and cry aloud over the miseries that are coming on you.
Jude 1:11
Woe to them! For they have traveled down Cain's path, and because of greed have abandoned themselves to Balaam's error; hence, they will certainly perish in Korah's rebellion.

And hast

Ezekiel 23:35
"Therefore this is what the sovereign Lord says: Because you have forgotten me and completely disregarded me, you must bear now the punishment for your obscene conduct and prostitution."
Deuteronomy 32:18
You have forgotten the Rock who fathered you, and put out of mind the God who gave you birth.
Psalm 106:21
They rejected the God who delivered them, the one who performed great deeds in Egypt,
Jeremiah 2:32
Does a young woman forget to put on her jewels? Does a bride forget to put on her bridal attire? But my people have forgotten me for more days than can even be counted.
Jeremiah 3:21
"A noise is heard on the hilltops. It is the sound of the people of Israel crying and pleading to their gods. Indeed they have followed sinful ways; they have forgotten to be true to the Lord their God.

General references

Leviticus 25:14
If you make a sale to your fellow citizen or buy from your fellow citizen, no one is to wrong his brother.
Deuteronomy 23:19
You must not charge interest on a loan to your fellow Israelite, whether on money, food, or anything else that has been loaned with interest.
Deuteronomy 27:25
Cursed is the one who takes a bribe to kill an innocent person.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'
Proverbs 17:23
A wicked person receives a bribe secretly to pervert the ways of justice.
Ezekiel 11:6
You have killed many people in this city; you have filled its streets with corpses.'

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