11 Bible Verses about Effect Of Bribes

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Proverbs 17:8

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

Proverbs 18:16

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

Proverbs 21:14

A gift in secret subdues anger,
And a bribe in the bosom, strong wrath.

Ecclesiastes 7:7

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

Proverbs 28:21

To show partiality is not good,
Because for a piece of bread a man will transgress.

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.

Deuteronomy 27:25

‘Cursed is he who accepts a bribe to strike down an innocent person.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

Ezekiel 16:33

Men give gifts to all harlots, but you give your gifts to all your lovers to bribe them to come to you from every direction for your harlotries.

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