A wicked man takes a covert bribe to subvert the course of justice.
Cross ReferencesExodus 23:8
Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the righteous.
Do not deny justice or show partiality. Do not accept any bribes, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteous.
A bribe is a charm to its giver; wherever he turns, he succeeds.
Surely extortion turns a wise man into a fool, and a bribe corrupts the heart.
Her leaders judge for a bribe, her priests teach for a price, and her prophets practice divination for money. Yet they lean upon the LORD, saying, "Is not the LORD among us? No disaster can come upon us."
Both hands are skilled at evil; the prince and the judge demand a bribe; when the powerful utters his evil desire, they all conspire together.
Chapter Outline1. Contrasts between the Righteous and the Wicked
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