Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Taken gifts

Exodus 23:7
"Keep far from a false charge, and don't kill the innocent and righteous: for I will not justify the wicked.
Deuteronomy 16:19
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.
Deuteronomy 27:25
'Cursed is he who takes a bribe to kill an innocent person.' 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 don't judge the fatherless, neither does the cause of the widow come to them.
Micah 7:2
The godly man has perished out of the earth, and there is no one upright among men. They all lie in wait for blood; every man hunts his brother with a net.
Zephaniah 3:3
Her princes in the midst of her are roaring lions. Her judges are evening wolves. They leave nothing until the next day.

Thou hast

Ezekiel 18:8
he who has not given forth on interest, neither has taken any increase, who has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed true justice between man and man,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 with you who is poor, you shall not be to him as a creditor; neither shall you charge him interest.
Leviticus 25:35
"'If your brother has become poor, and his hand can't support him among you; then you shall uphold him. He shall live with you like an alien and a temporary resident.
Deuteronomy 23:19
You shall not lend on interest to your brother; interest of money, interest of food, interest of anything that is lent on interest:
Nehemiah 5:1
Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews.
Psalm 15:5
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.

Greedily

Proverbs 1:19
So are the ways of everyone who is greedy for gain. It takes away the life of its owners.
Isaiah 56:11
Yes, the dogs are greedy, they can never have enough; and these are shepherds who can't understand: they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, from every quarter.
Matthew 23:14
"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because you shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against men; for you don't enter in yourselves, neither do you allow those who are entering in to enter.
Luke 3:13
He said to them, "Collect no more than that which is appointed to you."
Luke 18:11
The Pharisee stood and prayed to himself like this: 'God, I thank you, that I am not like the rest of men, extortioners, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.
Luke 19:8
Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, "Behold, Lord, half of my goods I give to the poor. If I have wrongfully exacted anything of anyone, I restore four times as much."
1 Corinthians 5:11
But as it is, I wrote to you not to associate with anyone who is called a brother who is a sexual sinner, or covetous, or an idolater, or a slanderer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner. Don't even eat with such a person.
1 Corinthians 6:10
nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor slanderers, nor extortioners, will inherit the Kingdom of God.
1 Timothy 3:3
not a drinker, not violent, not greedy for money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous;
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction.
James 5:1
Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming on you.
Jude 1:11
Woe to them! For they went in the way of Cain, and ran riotously in the error of Balaam for hire, and perished in Korah's rebellion.

And hast

Ezekiel 23:35
Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: Because you have forgotten me, and cast me behind your back, therefore you also bear your lewdness and your prostitution.
Deuteronomy 32:18
Of the Rock who became your father, you are unmindful, and have forgotten God who gave you birth.
Psalm 106:21
They forgot God, their Savior, who had done great things in Egypt,
Jeremiah 2:32
"Can a virgin forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? Yet my people have forgotten me for days without number.
Jeremiah 3:21
A voice is heard on the bare heights, the weeping [and] the petitions of the children of Israel; because they have perverted their way, they have forgotten Yahweh their God.

General references

Leviticus 25:14
"'If you sell anything to your neighbor, or buy from your neighbor, you shall not wrong one another.
Deuteronomy 23:19
You shall not lend on interest to your brother; interest of money, interest of food, interest of anything that is lent on interest:
Deuteronomy 27:25
'Cursed is he who takes a bribe to kill an innocent person.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'
Proverbs 17:23
A wicked man receives a bribe in secret, 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.