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Genesis 21:23Now therefore swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me or with my descendants or with my posterity, but as I have dealt kindly with you, so you will deal with me and with the land where you have sojourned.”
Genesis 21:24And Abraham said, “I will swear.”
Genesis 24:3that I may make you swear by the Lord , the God of heaven and God of the earth, that you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell,
Genesis 24:37My master made me swear, saying, ‘You shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell,
Genesis 25:33Jacob said, “Swear to me now.” So he swore to him and sold his birthright to Jacob.
Genesis 47:31And he said, “Swear to me”; and he swore to him. Then Israel bowed himself upon the head of his bed.
Genesis 50:5My father made me swear, saying, ‘I am about to die: in my tomb that I hewed out for myself in the land of Canaan, there shall you bury me.’ Now therefore, let me please go up and bury my father. Then I will return.”
Genesis 50:6And Pharaoh answered, “Go up, and bury your father, as he made you swear.”
Genesis 50:25Then Joseph made the sons of Israel swear, saying, “God will surely visit you, and you shall carry up my bones from here.”
Exodus 13:19Moses took the bones of Joseph with him, for Joseph had made the sons of Israel solemnly swear, saying, “God will surely visit you, and you shall carry up my bones with you from here.”
Leviticus 5:4or if anyone utters with his lips a rash oath to do evil or to do good, any sort of rash oath that people swear, and it is hidden from him, when he comes to know it, and he realizes his guilt in any of these;
Leviticus 19:12You shall not swear by my name falsely, and so profane the name of your God: I am the Lord .
Deuteronomy 6:13It is the Lord your God you shall fear. Him you shall serve and by his name you shall swear.
Deuteronomy 10:20You shall fear the Lord your God. You shall serve him and hold fast to him, and by his name you shall swear.
Deuteronomy 32:40For I lift up my hand to heaven and swear, As I live forever,
Joshua 2:12Now then, please swear to me by the Lord that, as I have dealt kindly with you, you also will deal kindly with my father's house, and give me a sure sign
Joshua 2:17The men said to her, “We will be guiltless with respect to this oath of yours that you have made us swear.
Joshua 2:20But if you tell this business of ours, then we shall be guiltless with respect to your oath that you have made us swear.”
Joshua 23:7that you may not mix with these nations remaining among you or make mention of the names of their gods or swear by them or serve them or bow down to them,
Judges 15:7And Samson said to them, “If this is what you do, I swear I will be avenged on you, and after that I will quit.”
Judges 15:12And they said to him, “We have come down to bind you, that we may give you into the hands of the Philistines.” And Samson said to them, “Swear to me that you will not attack me yourselves.”
1 Samuel 3:14Therefore I swear to the house of Eli that the iniquity of Eli's house shall not be atoned for by sacrifice or offering forever.”
1 Samuel 20:17And Jonathan made David swear again by his love for him, for he loved him as he loved his own soul.
1 Samuel 24:21Swear to me therefore by the Lord that you will not cut off my offspring after me, and that you will not destroy my name out of my father's house.”
1 Samuel 30:15And David said to him, “Will you take me down to this band?” And he said, “Swear to me by God that you will not kill me or deliver me into the hands of my master, and I will take you down to this band.”
2 Samuel 19:7Now therefore arise, go out and speak kindly to your servants, for I swear by the Lord , if you do not go, not a man will stay with you this night, and this will be worse for you than all the evil that has come upon you from your youth until now.”
1 Kings 1:13Go in at once to King David, and say to him, ‘Did you not, my lord the king, swear to your servant, saying, “Solomon your son shall reign after me, and he shall sit on my throne”? Why then is Adonijah king?’
1 Kings 1:51Then it was told Solomon, “Behold, Adonijah fears King Solomon, for behold, he has laid hold of the horns of the altar, saying, ‘Let King Solomon swear to me first that he will not put his servant to death with the sword.’”
1 Kings 2:42the king sent and summoned Shimei and said to him, “Did I not make you swear by the Lord and solemnly warn you, saying, ‘Know for certain that on the day you go out and go to any place whatever, you shall die’? And you said to me, ‘What you say is good; I will obey.’
1 Kings 22:16But the king said to him, “How many times shall I make you swear that you speak to me nothing but the truth in the name of the Lord ?”
2 Chronicles 18:15But the king said to him, “How many times shall I make you swear that you speak to me nothing but the truth in the name of the Lord ?”
2 Chronicles 36:13He also rebelled against King Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him swear by God. He stiffened his neck and hardened his heart against turning to the Lord , the God of Israel.
Nehemiah 5:12Then they said, “We will restore these and require nothing from them. We will do as you say.” And I called the priests and made them swear to do as they had promised.
Psalms 24:4He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully.
Psalms 63:11But the king shall rejoice in God; all who swear by him shall exult, for the mouths of liars will be stopped.
Isaiah 19:18In that day there will be five cities in the land of Egypt that speak the language of Canaan and swear allegiance to the Lord of hosts. One of these will be called the City of Destruction.
Isaiah 45:23By myself I have sworn; from my mouth has gone out in righteousness a word that shall not return: ‘To me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear allegiance.’
Isaiah 48:1Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and who came from the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of the Lord and confess the God of Israel, but not in truth or right.
Isaiah 65:16So that he who blesses himself in the land shall bless himself by the God of truth, and he who takes an oath in the land shall swear by the God of truth; because the former troubles are forgotten and are hidden from my eyes.
Jeremiah 4:2and if you swear, ‘As the Lord lives,’ in truth, in justice, and in righteousness, then nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory.”
Jeremiah 5:2Though they say, “As the Lord lives,” yet they swear falsely.
Jeremiah 7:9Will you steal, murder, commit adultery, swear falsely, make offerings to Baal, and go after other gods that you have not known,
Jeremiah 12:16And it shall come to pass, if they will diligently learn the ways of my people, to swear by my name, ‘As the Lord lives,’ even as they taught my people to swear by Baal, then they shall be built up in the midst of my people.
Jeremiah 12:16And it shall come to pass, if they will diligently learn the ways of my people, to swear by my name, ‘As the Lord lives,’ even as they taught my people to swear by Baal, then they shall be built up in the midst of my people.
Jeremiah 22:5But if you will not obey these words, I swear by myself, declares the Lord , that this house shall become a desolation.
Ezekiel 36:7Therefore thus says the Lord God : I swear that the nations that are all around you shall themselves suffer reproach.
Hosea 4:15Though you play the whore, O Israel, let not Judah become guilty. Enter not into Gilgal, nor go up to Beth-aven, and swear not, “As the Lord lives.”
Amos 8:14Those who swear by the Guilt of Samaria, and say, ‘As your god lives, O Dan,’ and, ‘As the Way of Beersheba lives,’ they shall fall, and never rise again.”
Zephaniah 1:5those who bow down on the roofs to the host of the heavens, those who bow down and swear to the Lord and yet swear by Milcom,
Zephaniah 1:5those who bow down on the roofs to the host of the heavens, those who bow down and swear to the Lord and yet swear by Milcom,
Malachi 3:5“Then I will draw near to you for judgment. I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, against the adulterers, against those who swear falsely, against those who oppress the hired worker in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, against those who thrust aside the sojourner, and do not fear me, says the Lord of hosts.
Matthew 5:33“Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform to the Lord what you have sworn.’
Matthew 26:74Then he began to invoke a curse on himself and to swear, “I do not know the man.” And immediately the rooster crowed.
Mark 14:71But he began to invoke a curse on himself and to swear, “I do not know this man of whom you speak.”
Hebrews 3:18And to whom did he swear that they would not enter his rest, but to those who were disobedient?
Hebrews 6:13For when God made a promise to Abraham, since he had no one greater by whom to swear, he swore by himself,
Hebrews 6:16For people swear by something greater than themselves, and in all their disputes an oath is final for confirmation.
James 5:12But above all, my brothers, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath, but let your “yes” be yes and your “no” be no, so that you may not fall under condemnation.
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