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New International Version
Extortion turns a wise person into a fool, and a bribe corrupts the heart.
American Standard Version
Surely extortion maketh the wise man foolish; and a bribe destroyeth the understanding.
Berean Study Bible
Surely extortion turns a wise man into a fool, and a bribe corrupts the heart.
Oppression troubleth the wise, and shall destroy the strength of his heart.
English Revised Version
Surely extortion maketh a wise man foolish; and a gift destroyeth the understanding.
King James Bible
Surely oppression maketh a wise man mad; and a gift destroyeth the heart.
World English Bible
Surely extortion makes the wise man foolish; and a bribe destroys the understanding.
Young's Literal Translation
Surely oppression maketh the wise mad, And a gift destroyeth the heart.
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