Bible VersionsNIVProverbs 17:8; Proverbs 17:18; Proverbs 17:23
Proverbs 17:8; Proverbs 17:18; Proverbs 17:23 (New International Version)
A bribe is a charm to the one who gives it; wherever he turns, he succeeds.
A man lacking in judgment strikes hands in pledge and puts up security for his neighbor.
A wicked man accepts a bribe in secret to pervert the course of justice.
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