Proverbs 18:16
A man's gift opens doors for him, and brings him before great men.
Cross References
Genesis 32:20
You are also to say, 'Look, your servant Jacob is right behind us.'" For he thought, "I will appease Esau with the gift that is going before me. After that I can face him, and perhaps he will accept me."

1 Samuel 16:20
And Jesse took a donkey loaded with bread, a skin of wine, and one young goat, and sent them to Saul with his son David.

1 Samuel 25:27
Now let this gift your servant has brought to my lord be given to the young men who follow you.

Proverbs 18:17
The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

Proverbs 19:6
Many seek the favor of the prince, and everyone is a friend of the gift giver.

Proverbs 21:14
A gift in secret soothes anger, and a covert bribe pacifies great wrath.

Treasury of Scripture
A man's gift makes room for him, and brings him before great men.

Proverbs 17:8
A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.

Proverbs 19:6
Many will intreat the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.

Proverbs 21:14
A gift in secret pacifieth anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath.


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