Proverbs 15:27

He that is greedy of gain troubles his own house; but he that hates bribes shall live.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
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.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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