Exodus 23:8

You shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds those who have sight and perverts the words of the righteous.

Alternate Versions of Exodus 23-8

A Conservative Version: Exodus 23:8
And thou shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds those who have sight, and perverts the words of the righteous.

American Standard Version: Exodus 23:8
And thou shalt take no bribe: for a bribe blindeth them that have sight, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Bible in Basic English: Exodus 23:8
Take no rewards in a cause: for rewards make blind those who have eyes to see, and make the decisions of the upright false.

Darby English Bible: Exodus 23:8
And thou shalt take no bribe; for the bribe blindeth those whose eyes are open, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

King James Version: Exodus 23:8
And thou shalt take no gift: for the gift blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

King James Version (UK): Exodus 23:8
And you shall take no gift for the gift blinds the wise, and perverts the words of the righteous.

Webster's: Exodus 23:8
And thou shalt take no gift: for the gift blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Youngs Literal Translation: Exodus 23:8
`And a bribe thou dost not take; for the bribe bindeth the open-`eyed', and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Verses Related to Exodus 23-8

Deuteronomy 16:19
You shall not wrest justice: you shall not respect persons; neither shall you take a bribe; for a bribe does blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.

1 Samuel 8:3
His sons didn't walk in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted justice.

1 Samuel 12:3
Here I am: witness against me before Yahweh, and before his anointed: whose ox have I taken? or whose donkey have I taken? or whom have I defrauded? whom have I oppressed? or of whose hand have I taken a ransom to blind my eyes therewith? and I will restore it you.

Psalms 26:10
In whose hands is wickedness, Their right hand is full of bribes.

Proverbs 15:27
He who is greedy for gain troubles his own house, But he who hates bribes will live.

Proverbs 17:8
A bribe is a precious stone in the eyes of him who gives it; Wherever he turns, he prospers.

Proverbs 17:23
A wicked man receives a bribe in secret, To pervert the ways of justice.

Proverbs 19:4
Wealth adds many friends, But the poor is separated from his friend.

Ecclesiastes 7:7
Surely extortion makes the wise man foolish; and a bribe destroys the understanding.

Isaiah 1:13
Bring no more vain offerings. Incense is an abomination to me; New moons, Sabbaths, and convocations: I can't bear with evil assemblies.