Therefore now let the fear of the LORD be upon you; take heed and do it: for there is no iniquity with the LORD our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of bribes.
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Augustine of Hippo
Do not doubt that this duty of ours is a part of religion because God, “with whom there is no iniquity,” whose power is supreme, who not only sees what each one is but also foresees what he will be, who alone cannot err in his judgment because he cannot be deceived in his knowledge, nevertheless acts as the Gospel expresses it, “He makes his sun to rise on the good and bad, and rains on the just and unjust.” - "Letter 153"
Gifts. The contrary is the source of so much corruption. (Haydock)
It would be proper to inscribe this sentence on the walls of all courts of judicature, or rather on the hearts of all in office. (Tirinus)
None but the true religion can produce such maxims. (Calmet)