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Exodus 23:8 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

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

Footnotes:

  1. Exodus 23:8 Or and subverts the cause

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 16:19 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

19 Do not deny justice or show partiality to anyone. Do not accept a bribe, for it blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteous.

Deuteronomy 16:19 New International Version (NIV)

19 Do not pervert justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the innocent.

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Psalm 15:5 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

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

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 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

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

Proverbs 17:23 New International Version (NIV)

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

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Proverbs 28:16 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

16 A leader who lacks understanding
is very oppressive,
but one who hates dishonest profit
prolongs his life.

Proverbs 28:16 New International Version (NIV)

16 A tyrannical ruler practices extortion,
    but one who hates ill-gotten gain will enjoy a long reign.

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