Extortion turns a wise person into a fool, and a bribe corrupts the heart.
Read Ecclesiastes 7:7 Using Other Translations
Surely oppression maketh a wise man mad; and a gift destroyeth the heart.
Surely oppression drives the wise into madness, and a bribe corrupts the heart.
Extortion turns wise people into fools, and bribes corrupt the heart.
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