Exodus 23:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7810 [e]וְשֹׁ֖חַד
wə-šō-ḥaḏ
And bribeConj-w | N-ms
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
noAdv-NegPrt
3947 [e]תִקָּ֑ח
ṯiq-qāḥ;
you shall takeV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
3588 [e]כִּ֤י
forConj
7810 [e]הַשֹּׁ֙חַד֙
haš-šō-ḥaḏ
a bribeArt | N-ms
5786 [e]יְעַוֵּ֣ר
yə-‘aw-wêr
blindsV-Piel-Imperf-3ms
6493 [e]פִּקְחִ֔ים
piq-ḥîm,
the discerningAdj-mp
5557 [e]וִֽיסַלֵּ֖ף
wî-sal-lêp̄
and pervertsConj-w | V-Piel-ConjImperf-3ms
1697 [e]דִּבְרֵ֥י
diḇ-rê
the wordsN-mpc
6662 [e]צַדִּיקִֽים׃
ṣad-dî-qîm.
of the righteousAdj-mp









Hebrew Texts
שמות 23:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְשֹׁ֖חַד לֹ֣א תִקָּ֑ח כִּ֤י הַשֹּׁ֙חַד֙ יְעַוֵּ֣ר פִּקְחִ֔ים וִֽיסַלֵּ֖ף דִּבְרֵ֥י צַדִּיקִֽים׃

שמות 23:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ושחד לא תקח כי השחד יעור פקחים ויסלף דברי צדיקים׃

שמות 23:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ושחד לא תקח כי השחד יעור פקחים ויסלף דברי צדיקים׃

שמות 23:8 Hebrew Bible
ושחד לא תקח כי השחד יעור פקחים ויסלף דברי צדיקים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"You shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of the just.

King James Bible
And thou shalt take no gift: for the gift blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You must not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and corrupts the words of the righteous.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Isaiah 5:23 Which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness …

Ezekiel 22:12 In you have they taken gifts to shed blood; you have taken usury and increase…

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the wise. Heb. the seeing

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