Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil;
Then I consulted with myself, and contended with the ranking men and the rulers, and said to them, Ye exact usury, everyone of his brother. And I held a great assembly against them.
If I have despised the case of my man-servant or of my maid-servant when they contended with me,
And tax collectors also came to be immersed, and they said to him, Teacher, what should we do?
And having stood, Zacchaeus said to the Lord, Behold, half of the things possessed by me, Lord, I give to the poor. And if I defrauded any man of anything, I repay fourfold.
Behold the wage of the workmen who reaped your fields. The man who was defrauded by you cries out. And the outcries of those who reaped have entered into the ears of Lord of hosts.
Thou shall not distort the justice [due] to thy poor in his case.
And Moses was very angry, and said to LORD, Do not respect thou their offering. I have not taken one donkey from them, neither have I hurt one of them.
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 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
For among my people are found wicked men. They watch as fowlers lay in wait. They set a trap; they catch men.
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.
he said, What are ye willing to give me, and I will deliver him to you? And they weighed out to him thirty silver pieces.
Now when Simon saw that the Holy Spirit was given through the laying on of the apostles' hands, he brought money to them,
2 Peter 2:14
having eyes full of adultery, and unceasing sin, enticing unstable souls, having a heart trained in greed, children of a curse,
1 Samuel 24:4
And the men of David said to him, Behold, the day of which LORD said to thee, Behold, I will deliver thine enemy into thy hand, and thou shall do to him as it shall seem good to thee. Then David arose, and cut off the skirt of Saul
1 Samuel 26:8
Then said Abishai to David, God has delivered up thine enemy into thy hand this day. Now therefore let me smite him, I pray thee, with the spear to the earth at one stroke, and I will not smite him the second time.
if I have rejoiced at the destruction of him who hated me, or lifted up myself when evil found him
I have not sat with men of falsehood, nor will I go in with dissemblers.
Then Johanan the son of Kareah spoke to Gedaliah in Mizpah secretly, saying, Let me go, I pray thee, and I will kill Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and no man shall know it. Why should he take thy life, that all the Jews who are gat
And do not associate with the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead even rebuke them.
Turn away my eyes from beholding vanity, and enliven me in thy ways.
And if thou sell anything to thy neighbor, or buy of thy neighbor's hand, ye shall not wrong each other.
For what is the hope of the profane, though he gets him gain, when God takes away his soul?
Avoid it. Do not pass by it. Turn from it, and pass on.
1 Thessalonians 5:22
Abstain from all appearance of evil.