He that is greedy of gain troubles his own house; but he that hates bribes shall live.
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George Leo Haydock
Troubleth. With all sorts of temporal misfortunes. A judge who receives bribes, is accursed, Exodus xxiii. 8.
By, is not here in Hebrew, but chap. xvi. 6. St. Cyprian (3 Test.) found it in his copy.
Faith, or fidelity and truth, as it is elsewhere expressed, chap. iii. 3. These virtues move God to pardon.