A bribe is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that has it; wherever it turns, it prospers.
A man's gift makes room for him and brings him before great men.
A gift in secret pacifies anger, and a bribe in the bosom strong wrath.
Surely oppression makes a wise man mad, and a gift destroys the heart.
And thou shalt take no bribe; for the bribe blinds the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.
The king by judgment establishes the land, but he that receives gifts shall overthrow it.
To have respect of persons in judgment is not good; even for a piece of bread, man will transgress.
In whose hands are wicked devices, and their right hand is full of bribes.
A wicked man takes a gift in secret to pervert the paths of judgment.
Cursed is he that takes a bribe to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.
They give gifts to all whores, but thou givest thy gifts to all thy lovers and givest them offerings that they may come unto thee on every side for thy whoredom.