Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible




"You shall not distort justice; you shall not be partial, and you shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.

A man's gift makes room for him And brings him before great men.

For oppression makes a wise man mad, And a bribe corrupts the heart.


A man's gift makes room for him And brings him before great men.


Do not claim honor in the presence of the king, And do not stand in the place of great men;

Then I became great and increased more than all who preceded me in Jerusalem. My wisdom also stood by me.


A man's gift makes room for him And brings him before great men.


Do not claim honor in the presence of the king, And do not stand in the place of great men;

Then I became great and increased more than all who preceded me in Jerusalem. My wisdom also stood by me.


A man's gift makes room for him And brings him before great men.

Many will seek the favor of a generous man, And every man is a friend to him who gives gifts.