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 you shall not swear {falsely} in my name, and so [one of] you profane the name of your God; I [am] Yahweh.
Leviticus 24:11
Then the Israelite woman's son blasphemed the name, and he cursed, so they brought him to Moses--and the name of his mother [was] Shelomith the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.
Deuteronomy 5:11
You shall not take up the name of Yahweh your God for worthless purpose, for Yahweh will not leave unpunished [anyone] who uses his name for worthless purpose.
Psalm 50:14
Offer to God a thank offering and pay your vows to [the] Most High.
Proverbs 30:9
Or else I will be satisfied and will deny [him] and say "Who [is] Yahweh?" Or I will be poor and will steal and profane the name of my God.
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.'
Matthew 23:16
"Woe to you, blind guides, who say, 'Whoever swears by the temple, it is nothing! But whoever swears by the gold of the temple is bound [by his oath].'
Matthew 26:63
But Jesus was silent. And the high priest said to him, "I put you under oath by the living God, that you tell us if you are the Christ, the Son of God!"
2 Corinthians 1:23
But I call upon God [as] witness against my life, that [in order to] spare you, I did not come again to Corinth.
Hebrews 6:16
For people swear by what is greater [than themselves], and the oath for confirmation [is the] end of all dispute for them.
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.

Guiltless

Joshua 2:12
So then please swear to me by Yahweh, because {I have shown loyalty to you}, and {you will also show loyalty} {to my family}. You must give me a sign of good faith,
Joshua 9:20
This we will do to them: [we will] let them live so that wrath will not be on us because of the oath we swore to them."
2 Samuel 21:1
There [was] a famine in the days of David [for] three years, year after year. And David {inquired of Yahweh}, and Yahweh said, "The bloodguilt [is] on Saul and on his household, because he killed the Gibeonites."
1 Kings 2:9
So then, do not leave him unpunished, for you [are] a wise man, and you will know what you must do to him. You must bring his grey hair down to Sheol with blood."

General references

Deuteronomy 5:11
You shall not take up the name of Yahweh your God for worthless purpose, for Yahweh will not leave unpunished [anyone] who uses his name for worthless purpose.
Joshua 2:17
The men said to her, "We [will be] released from this oath of yours that you made us swear.