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 meditated unto myself, and I rebuked the principals and the rulers and said unto them, Does each one of you exact usury of his brother? And I set a great assembly against them.
If I had despised the right of my manslave or of my maidslave, when they contended with me;
Then the publicans also came to be baptized and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?
Then Zacchaeus stood and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold.
Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped your fields (which you have kept back by fraud) cries out; and the cries of those who have reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of the hosts.
Thou shalt not pervert the rights of thy poor in his cause.
Then Moses was very angry and said unto the LORD, Look not thou upon their offering; I have not taken so much as one ass from them, neither have I done evil to any of them.
Thou shalt not twist that which is right; thou shalt not respect persons neither take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.
1 Samuel 12:3
Behold, here I am; witness against me before the LORD and before his anointed. If I have taken anyone's ox or if I have taken anyone's ass or if I have defrauded anyone or if I have oppressed anyone or if I have received a bribe from anyone to blind my eyes, I will restore it you.
For among my people were found wicked men: they lay in wait as he that sets snares; they set a trap of perdition to catch men.
To complete the evil with their hands, the prince demands, and the judge judges for a reward; and the great man speaks the desires of his heart: and they confirm it.
and said unto them, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you? And they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver.
And when Simon saw that through the laying on of the apostles' hands the Holy Spirit was given, he offered them money,
2 Peter 2:14
having their eyes full of adultery, and not knowing how to cease from sin, baiting unstable souls, having their heart exercised in covetous practices; cursed sons,
1 Samuel 24:4
Then the men of David said unto him, Behold the day of which the LORD said unto thee, Behold, I will deliver thy enemy into thy hand that thou may do to him as it shall seem good unto thee. Then David arose and silently cut off the skirt of Saul's robe.
1 Samuel 26:8
Then Abishai said to David, God has delivered thy enemy into thy hand today; now, therefore, let me smite him, I pray thee, with the spear and pin him to the earth at once, and I will not need a second opportunity.
If I rejoiced at the destruction of the one that hated me or lifted up myself when evil found him;
I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with hypocrites.
Then Johanan the son of Kareah spoke to Gedaliah in Mizpah secretly, saying, I will go now, and I will slay Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and no man shall know it; why should he slay thee, that all the Jews which are gathered unto thee should be scattered and the remnant in Judah perish?
And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.
Turn away my eyes from beholding vanity, and cause me to live in thy way.
And if thou sell anything unto thy neighbour or buy anything of thy neighbour's hand, ye shall not oppress one another.
For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he has stolen much, when God takes away his soul?
Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away.
1 Thessalonians 5:22
Separate yourselves from all appearance of evil.