Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.

General references

Bible References

Whithersoever

Genesis 33:9
But Esau said, “I have plenty, my brother; let what you have be your own.”
Genesis 43:11
Then their father Israel said to them, “If it must be so, then do this: take some of the best products of the land in your bags, and carry down to the man as a present, a little balm and a little honey, aromatic gum and myrrh, pistachio nuts and almonds.
1 Samuel 25:35
So David received from her hand what she had brought him and said to her, “Go up to your house in peace. See, I have listened to you and granted your request.”
2 Samuel 16:1
Now when David had passed a little beyond the summit, behold, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him with a couple of saddled donkeys, and on them were two hundred loaves of bread, a hundred clusters of raisins, a hundred summer fruits, and a jug of wine.
Micah 7:3
Concerning evil, both hands do it well.
The prince asks, also the judge, for a bribe,
And a great man speaks the desire of his soul;
So they weave it together.

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Proverbs 17:23
A wicked man receives a bribe from the bosom
To pervert the ways of justice.
Proverbs 18:16
A man’s gift makes room for him
And brings him before great men.