Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife.
He replied, "You must take these seven ewe lambs from my hand as legal proof that I dug this well."
May the God of Abraham and the god of Nahor, the gods of their father, judge between us." Jacob took an oath by the God whom his father Isaac feared.
then there will be an oath to the Lord between the two of them, that he has not laid his hand on his neighbor's goods, and its owner will accept this, and he will not have to pay.
Joshua made a peace treaty with them and agreed to let them live. The leaders of the community sealed it with an oath.
2 Samuel 21:2
So the king summoned the Gibeonites and spoke with them. (Now the Gibeonites were not descendants of Israel; they were a remnant of the Amorites. The Israelites had made a promise to them, but Saul tried to kill them because of his zeal for the people of Israel and Judah.)
"'As surely as I live, declares the sovereign Lord, surely in the city of the king who crowned him, whose oath he despised and whose covenant he broke -- in the middle of Babylon he will die!
Abraham said, "I swear to do this."
"As far as I am concerned, this is like in Noah's time, when I vowed that the waters of Noah's flood would never again cover the earth. In the same way I have vowed that I will not be angry at you or shout at you.
You will be loyal to Jacob and extend your loyal love to Abraham, which you promised on oath to our ancestors in ancient times.
the oath that he swore to our ancestor Abraham. This oath grants