Treasury of Scripture
Surely oppression makes a wise man mad; and a gift destroys the heart.
Deuteronomy 28:33,34,65 The fruit of your land, and all your labors, shall a nation which you know not eat up...
Exodus 23:8 And you shall take no gift: for the gift blinds the wise, and perverts the words of the righteous.
Deuteronomy 16:19 You shall not wrest judgment; you shall not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift does blind the eyes of the wise...
1 Samuel 8:3 And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.
1 Samuel 12:3 Behold, here I am: witness against me before the LORD, and before his anointed: whose ox have I taken? or whose donkey have I taken?...
Proverbs 17:23 A wicked man takes a gift out of the bosom to pervert the ways of judgment.
Isaiah 1:23 Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: every one loves gifts, and follows after rewards: they judge not the fatherless...
Isaiah 33:15 He that walks righteously, and speaks uprightly; he that despises the gain of oppressions, that shakes his hands from holding of bribes...
Strong's ConcordanceSurely oppression maketh a wise man mad; and a gift destroyeth the heart.
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Ecclesiastes Chapter 7 Verse 7
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OT Poetry: Ecclesiastes 7:7 Surely extortion makes the wise man foolish (Ecclesiast. Ec Ecc Eccles.)