Asking in Prayer
Moreover, look for able men from all the people, men who fear God, who are trustworthy and hate a bribe, and place such men over the people as chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens (Exodus 18:21).
And you shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-
For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God, who is not partial and takes no bribe (Deuteronomy 10:17).
You shall not pervert justice. You shall not show partiality, and you shall not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the cause of the righteous (Deuteronomy 16:19).
‘Cursed be anyone who takes a bribe to shed innocent blood.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen’ (Deuteronomy 27:25).
Yet his sons did not walk in his ways but turned aside after gain. They took bribes and perverted justice (1 Samuel 8:3).
Now then, let the fear of the Lord be upon you. Be careful what you do, for there is no injustice with the Lord our God, or partiality or taking bribe (2 Chronicles 19:7).
Have I said, ‘Make me a gift’? Or, ‘From your wealth offer a bribe for me’? (Job 6:22).
For the company of the godless is barren, and fire consumes the tents of bribery (Job 15:34).
who does not put out his money at interest and does not take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved (Psalm 15:5).
in whose hands are evil devices, and whose right hands are full of bribes (Psalm 26:10).
Whoever is greedy for unjust gain troubles his own household, but he who hates bribes will live (Proverbs 15:27).
The wicked accepts a bribe in secret to pervert the ways of justice (Proverbs 17:23).
A gift in secret averts anger, and a concealed bribe, strong wrath (Proverbs 21:14).
Surely oppression drives the wise into madness, and a bribe corrupts the heart (Ecclesiastes 7:7).