Bribery, Results Of

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 26:10

In whose hands is wickedness, and their right hands are full of bribes.

Exodus 23:8

You shall take no bribe, for the bribe blinds those who have sight and perverts the testimony and the cause of the righteous.

Isaiah 1:23

Your princes are rebels and companions of thieves; everyone loves bribes and runs after compensation and rewards. They judge not for the fatherless nor defend them, neither does the cause of the widow come to them [for they delay or turn a deaf ear].

Amos 5:12

For I know how manifold are your transgressions and how mighty are your sins -- "you who afflict the [uncompromisingly] righteous, who take a bribe, and who turn aside the needy in the [court of the city] gate from their right.

Amos 2:6

Thus says the Lord: For three transgressions of Israel and for four [for multiplied delinquencies], I will not reverse the punishment of it or revoke My word concerning it, because they have sold the [strictly] just and uncompromisingly righteous for silver and the needy for a pair of sandals;

Proverbs 17:23

A wicked man receives a bribe out of the bosom (pocket) to pervert the ways of justice.

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