“Do not accept a bribe,(A) for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the innocent.

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And thou shalt take no gift: for the gift blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

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

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19 Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.

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Here I stand. Testify against me in the presence of the Lord and his anointed.(A) Whose ox have I taken? Whose donkey(B) have I taken? Whom have I cheated? Whom have I oppressed? From whose hand have I accepted a bribe(C) to make me shut my eyes? If I have done(D) any of these things, I will make it right.”(E)

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Behold, here I am: witness against me before the Lord, and before his anointed: whose ox have I taken? or whose ass have I taken? or whom have I defrauded? whom have I oppressed? or of whose hand have I received any bribe to blind mine eyes therewith? and I will restore it you.

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who lends money to the poor without interest;(A)
    who does not accept a bribe(B) against the innocent.

Whoever does these things
    will never be shaken.(C)

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He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.

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23 The wicked accept bribes(A) in secret
    to pervert the course of justice.(B)

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23 A wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosom to pervert the ways of judgment.

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Whoever increases wealth by taking interest(A) or profit from the poor
    amasses it for another,(B) who will be kind to the poor.(C)

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He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

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Extortion turns a wise person into a fool,
    and a bribe(A) corrupts the heart.

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Surely oppression maketh a wise man mad; and a gift destroyeth the heart.

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He does not lend to them at interest
    or take a profit from them.(A)
He withholds his hand from doing wrong
    and judges fairly(B) between two parties.

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He that hath not given forth upon usury, neither hath taken any increase, that hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, hath executed true judgment between man and man,

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12 In you are people who accept bribes(A) to shed blood; you take interest(B) and make a profit from the poor. You extort unjust gain from your neighbors.(C) And you have forgotten(D) me, declares the Sovereign Lord.(E)

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12 In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord God.

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