Magistrates: should not Take Bribes
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Exodus 23:8
And you shall take no gift: for the gift blinds the wise, and perverts the words of the righteous.
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Deuteronomy 16:19
You shall not wrest judgment; you shall not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift does blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
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Whether the Judicial Precepts were Suitably Framed as to the ...
... Dt.16:18: "Thou shalt appoint judges and magistrates in all ... give easily to others
if he will not suffer another ... so the Law laid down that it should be lawful ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the judicial precepts were 3.htm

The Polity Settled by Moses; and How He Disappeared from among ...
... where the dead body lies; then let the magistrates of the ... such madness: but that
if they were not able to take such vengeance, they should still demonstrate ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 8 the polity settled.htm

And ii.
... If we take into account the common practice of ... sense, it is natural to suppose that
not the exaltation ... Israel; although, in this aspect, we should expect, at ...
/.../hengstenberg/christology of the old testament/chap i and ii.htm

Concerning Maximus the Cynic and the Disorder which Has Happened ...
... The magistrates appeared on the scene with their officers ... to Alexandria, and demanded
that Peter should assist him ... with the threat that if he did not help him ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon iv concerning maximus the.htm

St. Gregory the Great.
... us seem to us kinder than the magistrates of the ... Let us here take a short view of
Gregory's ... Anger in punishing even delinquents should not anticipate judgment ...
/.../allies/the formation of christendom volume vi/chapter v st gregory the.htm

English Version of the Second Helvetic Confession, AD 1566.
... apostle's words we exhort men, saying, 'Let not sin reign in your mortal body, that
ye should obey it ... And, We need not take any great care for repentance, etc. ...
/.../english version of the second.htm

The Government of India.
... England on their retirement, I do not think their ... Indian magistrates have much to
tell of the litigiousness ... minds of native officials that they should get more ...
/.../chapter xxxi the government of.htm

What Carey did for Literature and for Humanity
... If, however, the entire abolition should appear to the Court ... Magistrates, who were
men like Metcalfe, never ceased to ... and we trust the time is not far distant ...
/.../smith/the life of william carey/chapter xi what carey did.htm

To the Right Honourable the Earl of Lichfield.
... And proves, it is thy folly, not thy fate. ... With cool reserve light touching, should
indulge. ... Or worse, o'erlook'd; o'erlook'd by magistrates,. ...
/.../young/youngs night thoughts/to the right honourable the.htm

Of Preparation.
... I have carried myself contemptuously against thy magistrates and ministers ... O what
an honour is this, not that the ... my Lord, but my Lord himself, should come thus ...
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