Bible verses about bribery | Geneva

Bible verses about "bribery" | Geneva

Deuteronomy 16:19

19 Wrest not thou ye Law, nor respect any person, neither take rewarde: for the reward blindeth ye eyes of the wise, and peruerteth ye worde of ye iust.

1 Samuel 8:3

3 And his sonnes walked not in his wayes, but turned aside after lucre, and tooke rewards, and peruerted the iudgement.

Proverbs 28:21

21 To haue respect of persons is not good: for that man will transgresse for a piece of bread.

James 2:7

7 Doe nor they blaspheme the worthie Name after which yee be named?

Judges 16:5

5 Vnto whome came the princes of the Philistims, and said vnto her, Entise him, and see wherein his great strength lieth, and by what meane we may ouercome him, that we may binde him, and punish him, and euery one of vs shall giue thee eleuen hundreth shekels of siluer.

Job 15:34

34 For the congregation of the hypocrite shalbe desolate, and fire shall deuoure the houses of bribes.

Proverbs 11:1

1 False balances are an abomination vnto the Lord: but a perfite weight pleaseth him.

Proverbs 10:2

2 The treasures of wickednesse profite nothing: but righteousnesse deliuereth from death.

Proverbs 29:4

4 A King by iudgement mainteineth ye countrey: but a man receiuing giftes, destroyeth it.

Isaiah 1:23

23 Thy Princes are rebellious and companions of theeues: euery one loueth giftes, and followeth after rewards: they iudge not the fatherlesse, neither doeth the widowes cause come before them.

Matthew 28:12-15

12 And they gathered them together with the Elders, and tooke counsell, and gaue large money vnto the souldiers, 13 Saying, Say, His disciples came by night, and stole him away while we slept. 14 And if this matter come before the gouernour to be heard, we will perswade him, and so vse the matter that you shall not neede to care. 15 So they tooke the money, and did as they were taught: and this saying is noysed among the Iewes vnto this day.

Psalms 26:10

10 In whose handes is wickednes, and their right hand is full of bribes.

Isaiah 5:23

23 Which iustifie the wicked for a rewarde, and take away the righteousnesse of the righteous from him.

Ecclesiastes 7:7

7 Better it is to heare ye rebuke of a wise man, then that a man should heare the song of fooles.

Proverbs 21:14

14 A gift in secret pacifieth anger, and a gift in the bosome great wrath.

Amos 5:12

12 For I know your manifold transgressions, and your mightie sinnes: they afflict the iust, they take rewards, and they oppresse the poore in ye gate.

1 Timothy 6:10

10 For the desire of money is the roote of all euill, which while some lusted after, they erred from the faith, and pearced themselues through with many sorowes.

Proverbs 17:8

8 A rewarde is as a stone pleasant in the eyes of them that haue it: it prospereth, whithersoeuer it turneth.

Proverbs 17:23

23 A wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosome to wrest the wayes of iudgement.

Proverbs 15:27

27 He that is greedie of gaine, troubleth his owne house: but he that hateth giftes, shall liue.

Exodus 23:8

8 Thou shalt take no gift: for the gift blindeth the wise, and peruerteth the wordes of the righteous.

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