Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he sware by himself,

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Bible References

He sware

Hebrews 6:16
For people make vows by someone greater [than themselves], and an argument is settled when someone takes an oath [that he is telling the truth].
Luke 1:73
[This Agreement was] the oath by which He swore to Abraham, our forefather,

General references

Revelation 10:6
and took an oath to God, who lives forever and ever, and who created heaven and earth and [all] the things in them, and the ocean and [all] the things in it [saying], "There will be no further delay [i.e., before God's purposes are fulfilled].