7 Bible verses about Bribery

7 Bible Verses about

Bribery

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Proverbs 17:8

A bribe is a charm in the sight of its owner; Wherever he turns, he prospers.

Psalm 26:10

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

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.

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Bribery, Examples Of

Numbers 22:17-18

for I will indeed honor you richly, and I will do whatever you say to me. Please come then, curse this people for me.'"

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Bribery » Condemned

Isaiah 1:23

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.

Psalm 26:10

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

Proverbs 17:23

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

Isaiah 5:23

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

More verses: Isaiah 33:15 Amos 5:12

Bribery » Examples of

1 Kings 15:19

"Let there be a treaty between you and me, as between my father and your father. Behold, I have sent you a present of silver and gold; go, break your treaty with Baasha king of Israel so that he will withdraw from me."

Judges 16:5

The lords of the Philistines came up to her and said to her, "Entice him, and see where his great strength lies and how we may overpower him that we may bind him to afflict him. Then we will each give you eleven hundred pieces of silver."

Esther 3:9

"If it is pleasing to the king, let it be decreed that they be destroyed, and I will pay ten thousand talents of silver into the hands of those who carry on the king's business, to put into the king's treasuries."

Matthew 28:12

And when they had assembled with the elders and consulted together, they gave a large sum of money to the soldiers,

More verses: Mark 14:11 Acts 8:18

Bribery » What gifts (bribes) do

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 18:16

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

Ecclesiastes 7:7

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

Bribery » Not taking gifts (bribes)

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.

2 Chronicles 19:7

"Now then let the fear of the LORD be upon you; be very careful what you do, for the LORD our God will have no part in unrighteousness or partiality or the taking of a bribe."

Bribery » Instances of » Chief priests bribe judas

Mark 14:11

They were glad when they heard this, and promised to give him money. And he began seeking how to betray Him at an opportune time.

Matthew 26:15

and said, "What are you willing to give me to betray Him to you?" And they weighed out thirty pieces of silver to him.

Matthew 27:3-9

Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He had been condemned, he felt remorse and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? See to that yourself!" And he threw the pieces of silver into the temple sanctuary and departed; and he went away and hanged himself. read more.
The chief priests took the pieces of silver and said, "It is not lawful to put them into the temple treasury, since it is the price of blood." And they conferred together and with the money bought the Potter's Field as a burial place for strangers. For this reason that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day. Then that which was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled: "AND THEY TOOK THE THIRTY PIECES OF SILVER, THE PRICE OF THE ONE WHOSE PRICE HAD BEEN SET by the sons of Israel;

Luke 22:5

They were glad and agreed to give him money.

Bribery » Those that do not receive bribes

Isaiah 33:15-16

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; He will dwell on the heights, His refuge will be the impregnable rock; His bread will be given him, His water will be sure.

Bribery » Those that hate gifts (bribes)

Bribery » Those that receive gifts (bribes)

Bribery » Instances of » Soldiers bribed to declare that the disciples stole the body of jesus

Matthew 28:12-15

And when they had assembled with the elders and consulted together, they gave a large sum of money to the soldiers, and said, "You are to say, 'His disciples came by night and stole Him away while we were asleep.' "And if this should come to the governor's ears, we will win him over and keep you out of trouble." read more.
And they took the money and did as they had been instructed; and this story was widely spread among the Jews, and is to this day.

Bribery » Instances of » The false prophet, shemaiah

Nehemiah 6:10-13

When I entered the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah, son of Mehetabel, who was confined at home, he said, "Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us close the doors of the temple, for they are coming to kill you, and they are coming to kill you at night." But I said, "Should a man like me flee? And could one such as I go into the temple to save his life? I will not go in." Then I perceived that surely God had not sent him, but he uttered his prophecy against me because Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him. read more.
He was hired for this reason, that I might become frightened and act accordingly and sin, so that they might have an evil report in order that they could reproach me.

Bribery » Instances of » benhadad

1 Kings 15:19

"Let there be a treaty between you and me, as between my father and your father. Behold, I have sent you a present of silver and gold; go, break your treaty with Baasha king of Israel so that he will withdraw from me."

Bribery » The tabernacles of bribery

Job 15:34

"For the company of the godless is barren, And fire consumes the tents of the corrupt.

Bribery » Instances of » Governor felix seeks a bribe from paul

Acts 24:26

At the same time too, he was hoping that money would be given him by Paul; therefore he also used to send for him quite often and converse with him.

Bribery » Instances of » Delilah

Judges 16:5

The lords of the Philistines came up to her and said to her, "Entice him, and see where his great strength lies and how we may overpower him that we may bind him to afflict him. Then we will each give you eleven hundred pieces of silver."

Bribery » Instances of » Haman bribes ahasuerus to destroy the jews

Esther 3:9

"If it is pleasing to the king, let it be decreed that they be destroyed, and I will pay ten thousand talents of silver into the hands of those who carry on the king's business, to put into the king's treasuries."

The Nation » Bribery » Condemned

Isaiah 1:23

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.

Psalm 26:10

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

Proverbs 17:23

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

Isaiah 5:23

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

More verses: Isaiah 33:15 Amos 5:12

The Nation » Bribery » Examples of

1 Kings 15:19

"Let there be a treaty between you and me, as between my father and your father. Behold, I have sent you a present of silver and gold; go, break your treaty with Baasha king of Israel so that he will withdraw from me."

Judges 16:5

The lords of the Philistines came up to her and said to her, "Entice him, and see where his great strength lies and how we may overpower him that we may bind him to afflict him. Then we will each give you eleven hundred pieces of silver."

Esther 3:9

"If it is pleasing to the king, let it be decreed that they be destroyed, and I will pay ten thousand talents of silver into the hands of those who carry on the king's business, to put into the king's treasuries."

Matthew 28:12

And when they had assembled with the elders and consulted together, they gave a large sum of money to the soldiers,

More verses: Mark 14:11 Acts 8:18


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