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.

General references

Bible References

Take

Leviticus 19:12
And do not take an oath in my name falsely, putting shame on the name of your God: I am the Lord.
Leviticus 24:11
And the son of the Israelite woman said evil against the holy Name, with curses; and they took him to Moses. His mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.
Deuteronomy 5:11
You are not to make use of the name of the Lord your God for an evil purpose; whoever takes the Lord's name on his lips for an evil purpose will be judged as a sinner by the Lord.
Proverbs 30:9
For fear that if I am full, I may be false to you and say, Who is the Lord? or if I am poor, I may become a thief, using the name of my God wrongly.
Jeremiah 4:2
And you will take your oath, By the living Lord, in good faith and wisdom and righteousness; and the nations will make use of you as a blessing, and in you will they take a pride.
Matthew 5:33
Again, you have knowledge that it was said in old times, Do not take false oaths, but give effect to your oaths to the Lord:
Matthew 23:16
A curse is on you, blind guides, who say, Whoever takes an oath by the Temple, it is nothing; but whoever takes an oath by the gold of the Temple, he is responsible.
Matthew 26:63
But Jesus said not a word. And the high priest said to him, I put you on oath, by the living God, that you will say to us if you are the Christ, the Son of God.
2 Corinthians 1:23
But God is my witness that it was in pity for you that I did not come to Corinth at that time.
Hebrews 6:16
For men at all times make their oaths by what is greater; and any argument is ended by the decision of the oath.
James 5:12
But most of all, my brothers, do not take oaths, not by the heaven, or by the earth, or by any other thing: but let your Yes be Yes, and your No be No: so that you may not be judged.

Guiltless

Joshua 2:12
So now, will you give me your oath by the Lord, that, because I have been kind to you, you will be kind to my father's house,
Joshua 9:20
This is what we will do to them: we will not put them to death, for fear that wrath may come on us because of our oath to them.
2 Samuel 21:1
In the days of David they were short of food for three years, year after year; and David went before the Lord for directions. And the Lord said, On Saul and on his family there is blood, because he put the Gibeonites to death.
1 Kings 2:9
But do not let him be free from punishment, for you are a wise man; and it will be clear to you what you have to do with him; see that his white head goes down to the underworld in blood.

General references

Deuteronomy 5:11
You are not to make use of the name of the Lord your God for an evil purpose; whoever takes the Lord's name on his lips for an evil purpose will be judged as a sinner by the Lord.
Joshua 2:17
And the men said to her, We will only be responsible for this oath which you have made us take,

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain