Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain: for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

Bible References

General references

Deuteronomy 6:13
"You shall fear Yahweh your God, and you shall serve him, and by his name you shall swear.
Exodus 20:7
"You shall not {misuse the name of Yahweh your God}, because Yahweh will not leave unpunished [anyone] who {misuses his name}.
Leviticus 19:12
and you shall not swear {falsely} in my name, and so [one of] you profane the name of your God; I [am] Yahweh.
Psalm 139:20
who speak against you deceitfully. Your enemies take [your name] in vain.
Jeremiah 4:2
and you swear, '{As Yahweh lives},' in truth, in justice, and in righteousness, then nations will be blessed by him, and in him they will boast."
Matthew 5:33
"Again you have heard that it was said to the {people of old}, 'Do not swear falsely, but fulfill your oaths to the Lord.'
James 5:12
Now 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, no, in order that you may not fall under judgment.