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Exodus 23:8 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

You must not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and corrupts the words[a] of the righteous.

Footnotes:

  1. 23:8 Or and subverts the cause
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Exodus 23:8 New International Version (NIV)

“Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the innocent.

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Deuteronomy 10:17 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

17 For the Lord your God is the God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, mighty, and awe-inspiring God, showing no partiality and taking no bribe.

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Deuteronomy 10:17 New International Version (NIV)

17 For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality and accepts no bribes.

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Deuteronomy 27:25 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

25 ‘The one who accepts a bribe to kill an innocent person is cursed.’

And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’

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Deuteronomy 27:25 New International Version (NIV)

25 “Cursed is anyone who accepts a bribe to kill an innocent person.”

Then all the people shall say, “Amen!”

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1 Samuel 12:3 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Here I am. Bring charges against me before the Lord and his anointed: Whose ox or donkey have I taken? Who have I wronged or mistreated? Who gave me a bribe to overlook something?[a] I will return it to you.”

Footnotes:

  1. 12:3 LXX reads bribe or a pair of shoes? Testify against me.
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1 Samuel 12:3 New International Version (NIV)

Here I stand. Testify against me in the presence of the Lord and his anointed. Whose ox have I taken? Whose donkey have I taken? Whom have I cheated? Whom have I oppressed? From whose hand have I accepted a bribe to make me shut my eyes? If I have done any of these things, I will make it right.”

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2 Chronicles 19:7 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

And now, may the terror of the Lord be on you. Watch what you do, for there is no injustice or partiality or taking bribes with the Lord our God.”

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2 Chronicles 19:7 New International Version (NIV)

Now let the fear of the Lord be on you. Judge carefully, for with the Lord our God there is no injustice or partiality or bribery.”

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Psalm 15:5 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

who does not lend his silver at interest
or take a bribe against the innocent
the one who does these things will never be shaken.

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Psalm 15:5 New International Version (NIV)

who lends money to the poor without interest;
    who does not accept a bribe against the innocent.

Whoever does these things
    will never be shaken.

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Proverbs 17:23 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

23 A wicked person secretly takes a bribe
to subvert the course of justice.

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Proverbs 17:23 New International Version (NIV)

23 The wicked accept bribes in secret
    to pervert the course of justice.

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Isaiah 33:15 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

15 The one who lives righteously
and speaks rightly,
who refuses profit from extortion,
whose hand never takes a bribe,
who stops his ears from listening to murderous plots
and shuts his eyes against evil schemes

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Isaiah 33:15 New International Version (NIV)

15 Those who walk righteously
    and speak what is right,
who reject gain from extortion
    and keep their hands from accepting bribes,
who stop their ears against plots of murder
    and shut their eyes against contemplating evil—

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Ezekiel 22:12 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

12 People who live in you accept bribes in order to shed blood. You take interest and profit on a loan and brutally extort your neighbors. You have forgotten me. This is the declaration of the Lord God.

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Ezekiel 22:12 New International Version (NIV)

12 In you are people who accept bribes to shed blood; you take interest and make a profit from the poor. You extort unjust gain from your neighbors. And you have forgotten me, declares the Sovereign Lord.

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Amos 5:12 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

12 For I know your crimes are many
and your sins innumerable.
They oppress the righteous, take a bribe,
and deprive the poor of justice at the city gates.

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Amos 5:12 New International Version (NIV)

12 For I know how many are your offenses
    and how great your sins.

There are those who oppress the innocent and take bribes
    and deprive the poor of justice in the courts.

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