Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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 will say, For the seven ewe lambs thou shalt take from my hand, in order to be to me for a testimony that I dug this well.
Genesis 31:53
The God of Abraham and the God of Nahor shall judge between us, the God of their father: and Jacob will swear by the fear of his father Isaak.
Exodus 22:11
An oath of Jehovah shall be between them both if he put not forth his hand to his friend's goods; and its lord shall take and he shall not recompense.
Joshua 9:15
And Joshua will make peace to them, and will cut out to them a covenant to preserve them alive: and the chiefs of the assembly sware to them.
2 Samuel 21:2
And the king will call for the Gibeonites, and say to them; (and the Gibeonites not of the sons of Israel, but they from the remainder of the Amorites; and the sons of Israel sware to them: and Saul will seek to strike them in his jealousy for the sons of Israel and Judah.)
Ezekiel 17:16
I live, says the Lord Jehovah, if not in the place the king making him king which he despised his oath, and which he broke his covenant with him, in the midst of Babel he shall die.

General references

Genesis 21:24
And Abraham will say, I will swear.
Isaiah 54:9
For this the water of Noah to me: as I sware to the water of Noah from again passing over the earth; thus I sware from being angry against thee and from rebuking upon thee.
Micah 7:20
Thou wilt give truth to Jacob, mercy to Abraham, which thou didst swear to our fathers from the days of old.
Luke 1:73
The oath which he sware to Abraham our father,