Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife.

Bible References

An oath

Genesis 21:30
And he said, These seven ewe lambs shalt thou take of my hand, that it may be a witness unto me, that I have digged this well.
Genesis 31:53
The God of Abraham, and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge betwixt us. And Jacob sware by the Fear of his father Isaac.
Exodus 22:11
the oath of Jehovah shall be between them both, whether he hath not put his hand unto his neighbor's goods; and the owner thereof shall accept it, and he shall not make restitution.
Joshua 9:15
And Joshua made peace with them, and made a covenant with them, to let them live: and the princes of the congregation sware unto them.
2 Samuel 21:2
And the king called the Gibeonites, and said unto them (now the Gibeonites were not of the children of Israel, but of the remnant of the Amorites; and the children of Israel had sworn unto them: and Saul sought to slay them in his zeal for the children of Israel and Judah);
Ezekiel 17:16
As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, surely in the place where the king dwelleth that made him king, whose oath he despised, and whose covenant he brake, even with him in the midst of Babylon he shall die.

General references

Genesis 21:24
And Abraham said, I will swear.
Isaiah 54:9
For this is as the waters of Noah unto me; for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah shall no more go over the earth, so have I sworn that I will not be wroth with thee, nor rebuke thee.
Micah 7:20
Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, and the lovingkindness to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.
Luke 1:73
The oath which he spake unto Abraham our father,