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;
And I consulted with myself; and I remonstrated with the nobles and the rulers, and said to them, Ye exact usury, every one of his brother! And I set a great assembly against them.
If I have despised the cause of my bondman or of my bondmaid, when they contended with me,
And tax-gatherers came also to be baptised, and they said to him, Teacher, what should we do?
But Zacchaeus stood and said to 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 return him fourfold.
Behold, the wages of your labourers, who have harvested your fields, wrongfully kept back by you, cry, and the cries of those that have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.
Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of thy poor in his cause.
Then Moses was very wroth, and said to Jehovah, Have no regard to their oblation: not one ass have I taken from them, neither have I hurt one of them.
Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a bribe; for the bribe blindeth the eyes of the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.
1 Samuel 12:3
Here I am: testify against me before Jehovah, and before his anointed. Whose ox have I taken? or whose ass have I taken? or whom have I defrauded? whom have I injured? or of whose hand have I received any ransom and blinded mine eyes therewith? and I will restore it to you.
For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as fowlers stoop down; they set a trap, they catch men.
Both hands are for evil, to do it well. The prince asketh, and the judge is there for a reward; and the great man uttereth his soul's greed: and together they combine it.
and said, What are ye willing to give me, and I will deliver him up to you? And they appointed to him thirty pieces of silver.
But Simon, having seen that by the laying on of the hands of the apostles the Holy Spirit was given, offered them money,
2 Peter 2:14
having eyes full of adultery, and that cease not from sin, alluring unestablished souls; having a heart practised in covetousness, children of curse;
1 Samuel 24:4
And David's men said to him, Behold the day of which Jehovah said to thee, Behold, I will give thine enemy into thy hand, that thou mayest do to him as it shall seem good to thee. And David arose, and cut off the skirt of Saul's robe secretly.
1 Samuel 26:8
And Abishai said to David, God has delivered thine enemy into thy hand this day; and now let me smite him, I pray thee, with the spear, even to the ground once, and I will not do it the second time.
If I rejoiced at the destruction of him that hated me, and exulted when evil befell him;
I have not sat with vain persons, neither have I gone in with dissemblers;
And Johanan the son of Kareah spoke to Gedaliah in Mizpah secretly, saying, Let me go, I pray thee, and I will smite Ishmael the son of Nethaniah and no man shall know it: why should he take thy life, and all they of Judah who are gathered unto thee be scattered, and the remnant of Judah perish?
and do not have fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather also reprove them,
Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; quicken me in thy way.
And if ye sell ought unto your neighbour, or buy of your neighbour's hand, ye shall not overreach one another.
For what is the hope of the ungodly, when God cutteth him off, when +God taketh away his soul?
avoid it, pass not by it; turn from it, and pass away.
1 Thessalonians 5:22
hold aloof from every form of wickedness.