Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asketh, and the judge asketh for a reward; and the great man, he uttereth his mischievous desire: so they wrap it up.

The great

Bible References

Do

Proverbs 4:16
For they sleep not, unless they can do mischief, - They rob themselves of their sleep, if they cannot cause someone to stumble,
Jeremiah 3:5
Will he maintain his anger to times age-abiding? Will he keep it perpetually? Lo! thou hast spoken thus but hast done wicked things and had thy way!
Ezekiel 22:6
Lo! the princes of Israel, very man for his own arm, have they been in thee, For the sake of shedding blood.

The prince

Micah 3:11
Her heads, for a bribe, pronounce sentence, and, her priests, for a price, give direction, and, her prophets, for silver, divine, - yet, on Yahweh, they lean, saying, Is not, Yahweh, in our midst? there shall not come upon us, calamity.
Isaiah 1:23
Thy rulers, are unruly, and companions of thieves, Every one of the people, loveth a bribe, and runneth after rewards, - The fatherless, they do not vindicate, And, the plea of the widow, reacheth them not.
Jeremiah 8:10
Therefore, will I give - Their wives to others, Their fields to such as shall take possession of them, For from the least, even unto the greatest, Every one, is, wholly given to extortion: From the prophet even unto the priest, Every one, dealeth, falsely.
Ezekiel 22:27
Her rulers within her have been like wolves, rending prey,- In shedding blood In destroying lives, For the sake of getting dishonest gain.
Hosea 4:18
Their drinking-bout, having passed, - they became, unchaste, they loved wildly, a contempt, became her great men.
Amos 5:12
For I know how numerous are your transgressions, and how surpassing your sins, - ye adversaries of the righteous! ye acceptors of a bribe! Even the needy in the gate, have they turned away!
Matthew 26:15
and said - What are ye willing to give unto me? and, I, unto you, will deliver him up. And they appointed him thirty pieces of silver.

The great

1 Kings 21:9
Now she wrote in the letters, saying, - Proclaim ye a fast, and cause Naboth to sit at the head of the people;

Wrap

Isaiah 26:21
For lo! Yahweh, is coming forth out of his place, To visit the iniquity of earths inhabitant upon him, - Therefore shall the earth unveil her shed-blood, And throw a covering, no longer over her slain.
Luke 12:1
Amongst which things, when the ten thousands of the multitude were gathered together, so that they were treading one upon another, he began to be saying, unto his disciples, first - Be keeping yourselves free from the leaven of the Pharisees, the which is, hypocrisy.
1 Corinthians 4:5
So then, not before the fitting time, be judging anything, - until the Lord shall come, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and make manifest the counsels of the hearts; and, then, the praise shall come to each one, from God.

General references

Exodus 20:15
Thou shalt not steal.
Leviticus 25:14
And when ye sell anything to thy neighbour, or buy aught at thy neighbour's hand, do not overreach one another.
Deuteronomy 27:25
Cursed, be he that taketh a bribe to shed innocent blood. And all the people shall say - Amen.
Proverbs 17:23
A bribe out of his bosom, doth a lawless man take, to pervert the ways of justice.
Proverbs 24:2
For, violence, their heart muttereth, and, mischief, their lips do speak.
Ecclesiastes 3:16
Then, again, I saw under the sun, the place of justice, that there was lawlessness, and, the place of righteousness, that there was lawlessness.
Isaiah 59:14
So then there hath been a driving back of justice, And righteousness, afar off, standeth, - For truth, hath stumbled in the broad-way, And, right, cannot enter;
Jeremiah 11:9
Yahweh therefore said unto me, - There is found a conspiracy, among the men of Judah, and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem:
Hosea 7:3
By their wickedness, they gladden a king, and, by their flatteries, - rulers.
Habakkuk 1:3
Wherefore shouldst thou let me see iniquity, and, wrong, shouldst let me behold, and, force and violence, be straight before me, - and there should have ever been someone who, contention and strife, would uphold?
Acts 23:14
And they went unto the High-priests and Elders, and said - With a curse have we bound ourselves, to taste, nothing, until we have slain Paul.
Acts 24:9
Moreover, the Jews also were joining in the attack, saying that, these things, were, so.