Avoiding Bribes

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Deuteronomy 16:19

You must not twist justice, show favoritism, or take bribes, because a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the speech of the righteous.

Proverbs 15:27

Those who are greedy for unjust gain bring trouble into their homes, but the person who hates bribes will live.

Psalm 15:5

who does not loan his money with interest, and who does not take a bribe against those who are innocent. The one who does these things will stand firm forever. A special Davidic Psalm.

1 Samuel 12:3

Here I am. Testify against me in the LORD's presence and before his anointed. Whose ox have I taken, or whose donkey have I taken? Who have I cheated? Who have I oppressed? Who bribed me to look the other way? I'll restore it to you."

Isaiah 33:15

The one who walks righteously and has spoken sincere words, who rejects gain from extortion and waves his hand, rejecting bribes, who blocks his ears from hearing plots of murder and shuts his eyes against seeing evil

Job 6:22

When did I ever ask you for anything, say "Offer a bribe for me from your wealth?'

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