Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Samuel 8:3 in English Standard Version "Yet his sons did not walk in his ways but turned aside after gain. They took bribes and perverted justice." Ex 18:21 Moreover, look for able men from all the people, men who fear God, who are trustworthy and hate a bribe, and place such men over the people as chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens. Ex 23:8 And you shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of those who are in the right. De 16:19 You shall not pervert justice. You shall not show partiality, and you shall not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the cause of the righteous. Ps 15:5 who does not put out his money at interest and does not take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved.