Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #07810 - שֹׁחַד
1) present, bribe
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
שֹׁחַד m. a present, a gift, 1 Kings 15:19 especially one to free from punishment, 2 Kings 16:8; Proverbs 6:35 (compare Job 6:22); or to corrupt a judge, Exodus 23:8; Deuteronomy 10:17 לָקַח שֹׁחַד to take a reward, Psalms 15:5, 26:10 1 Samuel 8:3.- Proverbs 17:8, אֶבֶן חֵן הַשֹּׁהַד בְּעֵינֵי בְעָלָיו “a precious stone is a gift in the eyes of its lord,” i.e. to him who receives it (compare בַּעַל No. 4).