For I will lift up my hand to the heavens, And I said, I live forever.
And Abram will say to the king of Sodom, I lifted up my hand to Jehovah God the most high, possessing the heavens and the earth.
And I brought you to a land which I lifted up my hand to give it to Abraham, to Isaak, and to Jacob, and I gave it to you a possession: I am Jehovah.
Say to them, I live, says Jehovah, if not as ye spake in mine ears, so will I do to you:
And thou swearest, Jehovah lives in truth, in judgment, and in justice; and the nations were blessed in him, and in him shall they praise.
In which God, willing more abundantly to show to the heirs of the promise the firmness of his counsel, he intervened by an oath:
And the angel which I saw standing upon the sea and upon earth lifted up his hand to heaven,