Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

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Bible References


Genesis 33:9
And Esau said, I have enough, my brother, let that which thou have be thine.
Genesis 43:11
And their father Israel said to them, If it be so now, do this: Take of the choice fruits of the land in your vessels, and carry a present down to the man, a little balm, and a little honey, spicery and myrrh, nuts, and almonds.
1 Samuel 25:35
So David received from her hand that which she had brought him. And he said to her, Go up in peace to thy house. See, I have hearkened to thy voice, and have accepted thy person.
2 Samuel 16:1
And when David was a little past the top [of the ascent], behold, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him with a couple of saddled donkeys, and upon them two hundred loaves of bread, and a hundred clusters of raisins, and a hundre
Micah 7:3
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.

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Proverbs 17:23
A wicked man receives a bribe out of 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.