8 Bible Verses about

Avoiding Bribes

Most Relevant Verses

Deuteronomy 16:19

"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.

Proverbs 15:27

He who profits illicitly troubles his own house, But he who hates bribes will live.

Psalm 15:5

He does not put out his money at interest, Nor does he take a bribe against the innocent He who does these things will never be shaken.

1 Samuel 12:3

"Here I am; bear witness against me before the LORD and His anointed Whose ox have I taken, or whose donkey have I taken, or whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed, or from whose hand have I taken a bribe to blind my eyes with it? I will restore it to you."

Isaiah 33:15

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;

Job 6:22

"Have I said, 'Give me something,' Or, 'Offer a bribe for me from your wealth,'

Deuteronomy 10:17

"For the LORD your God is the God of gods and the Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God who does not show partiality nor take a bribe.

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