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Proverbs 17:23 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

23 The wicked accepts a bribe in secret[a]
    to pervert the ways of justice.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 17:23 Hebrew a bribe from the bosom
English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

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Proverbs 18:16 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

16 A man's gift makes room for him
    and brings him before the great.

English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

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Proverbs 19:6 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

Many seek the favour of a generous man,[a]
    and everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 19:6 Or of a noble
English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

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Proverbs 21:14 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

14 A gift in secret averts anger,
    and a concealed bribe,[a] strong wrath.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 21:14 Hebrew a bribe in the bosom
English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

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Exodus 23:8 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

And you shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of those who are in the right.

English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

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Isaiah 1:23 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

23 Your princes are rebels
    and companions of thieves.
Everyone loves a bribe
    and runs after gifts.
They do not bring justice to the fatherless,
    and the widow's cause does not come to them.

English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

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Amos 5:12 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

12 For I know how many are your transgressions
    and how great are your sins—
you who afflict the righteous, who take a bribe,
    and turn aside the needy in the gate.

English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

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