Then King Solomon swore by the Lord, saying, “May God do so to me and more also, if Adonijah has not spoken this word against his own life.
Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. Thus may the Lord do to me, and worse, if anything but death parts you and me.”
Saul said, “ May God do this to me and more also, for you shall surely die, Jonathan.”
May God do so to Abner, and more also, if as the Lord has sworn to David, I do not accomplish this for him,
Then all the people came to persuade David to eat bread while it was still day; but David vowed, saying, “ May God do so to me, and more also, if I taste bread or anything else before the sun goes down.”
Say to Amasa, ‘Are you not my bone and my flesh? May God do so to me, and more also, if you will not be commander of the army before me continually in place of Joab.’”
Ben-hadad sent to him and said, “May the gods do so to me and more also, if the dust of Samaria will suffice for handfuls for all the people who follow me.”
Then he said, “May God do so to me and more also, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat remains on him today.”
So they will make him stumble; Their own tongue is against them; All who see them will shake the head.
“As for the head of those who surround me, May the mischief of their lips cover them.
A fool’s lips bring strife, And his mouth calls for blows.
Words from the mouth of a wise man are gracious, while the lips of a fool consume him;
He *said to him, ‘ By your own words I will judge you, you worthless slave. Did you know that I am an exacting man, taking up what I did not lay down and reaping what I did not sow?