Proverbs 18:16A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.
Proverbs 19:6Many will intreat the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.
Proverbs 17:8A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.
Genesis 32:20And say ye moreover, Behold, thy servant Jacob is behind us. For he said, I will appease him with the present that goeth before me, and afterward I will see his face; peradventure he will accept of me.
Genesis 43:11And their father Israel said unto them, If it must be so now, do this; take of the best fruits in the land in your vessels, and carry down the man a present, a little balm, and a little honey, spices, and myrrh, nuts, and almonds:
1 Samuel 25:35So David received of her hand that which she had brought him, and said unto her, Go up in peace to thine house; see, I have hearkened to thy voice, and have accepted thy person.
Proverbs 17:23A wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosom to pervert the ways of judgment.
Matthew 6:3-4But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.