21 But select capable men(A) from all the people—men who fear(B) God, trustworthy men who hate dishonest gain(C)—and appoint them as officials(D) over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens.

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21 Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:

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

Then all the people shall say, “Amen!”

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25 Cursed be he that taketh reward to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.

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10 in whose hands are wicked schemes,(A)
    whose right hands are full of bribes.(B)

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10 In whose hands is mischief, and their right hand is full of bribes.

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23 who acquit the guilty for a bribe,(A)
    but deny justice(B) to the innocent.(C)

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23 Which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!

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

There are those who oppress the innocent and take bribes(B)
    and deprive the poor(C) of justice in the courts.(D)

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12 For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins: they afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside the poor in the gate from their right.

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Both hands are skilled in doing evil;(A)
    the ruler demands gifts,
the judge accepts bribes,(B)
    the powerful dictate what they desire—
    they all conspire together.

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That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asketh, and the judge asketh for a reward; and the great man, he uttereth his mischievous desire: so they wrap it up.

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