Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



Your rulers are rebels And companions of thieves; Everyone loves a bribe And chases after rewards They do not defend the orphan, Nor does the widow's plea come before them.


In whose hands is a wicked scheme, And whose right hand is full of bribes.

A wicked man receives a bribe from the bosom To pervert the ways of justice.

Who justify the wicked for a bribe, And take away the rights of the ones who are in the right!

He who walks righteously and speaks with sincerity, He who rejects unjust gain And shakes his hands so that they hold no bribe; He who stops his ears from hearing about bloodshed And shuts his eyes from looking upon evil;



A wicked man receives a bribe from the bosom To pervert the ways of justice.

Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Israel and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because they sell the righteous for money And the needy for a pair of sandals.


A wicked man receives a bribe from the bosom To pervert the ways of justice.


Your rulers are rebels And companions of thieves; Everyone loves a bribe And chases after rewards They do not defend the orphan, Nor does the widow's plea come before them.


In whose hands is a wicked scheme, And whose right hand is full of bribes.

A wicked man receives a bribe from the bosom To pervert the ways of justice.

Who justify the wicked for a bribe, And take away the rights of the ones who are in the right!

He who walks righteously and speaks with sincerity, He who rejects unjust gain And shakes his hands so that they hold no bribe; He who stops his ears from hearing about bloodshed And shuts his eyes from looking upon evil;