1 Samuel 25:8
'Ask your young men and they will tell you. Therefore let [my] young men find favor in your eyes, for we have come on a festive day. Please give whatever you find at hand to your servants and to your son David.'"
a present
Genesis 32:20
and you shall say, 'Behold, your servant Jacob also is behind us.'" For he said, "I will appease him with the present that goes before me. Then afterward I will see his face; perhaps he will accept me."
Genesis 32:21
So the present passed on before him, while he himself spent that night in the camp.
Genesis 18:2
When he lifted up his eyes and looked, behold, three men were standing opposite him; and when he saw [them], he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth,
Genesis 33:10
Jacob said, "No, please, if now I have found favor in your sight, then take my present from my hand, for I see your face as one sees the face of God, and you have received me favorably.
Genesis 42:6
Now Joseph was the ruler over the land; he was the one who sold to all the people of the land. And Joseph's brothers came and bowed down to him with [their] faces to the ground.
Genesis 43:11
Then their father Israel said to them, "If [it must be] so, then do this: take some of the best products of the land in your bags, and carry down to the man as a present, a little balm and a little honey, aromatic gum and myrrh, pistachio nuts and almonds.
Genesis 43:26
When Joseph came home, they brought into the house to him the present which was in their hand and bowed to the ground before him.
1 Samuel 25:27
"Now let this gift which your maidservant has brought to my lord be given to the young men who accompany my lord.
Proverbs 17:8
A bribe is a charm in the sight of its owner; Wherever he turns, he prospers.
Proverbs 18:16
A man's gift makes room for him And brings him before great men.
Proverbs 19:6
Many will seek the favor of a generous man, And every man is a friend to him who gives gifts.
Proverbs 21:14
A gift in secret subdues anger, And a bribe in the bosom, strong wrath.