Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.

General references

Bible References

Above

1 Peter 4:8
And most of all be warm in your love for one another; because in love there is forgiveness for sins without number:
3 John 1:2
My loved one, it is my prayer that you may do well in all things, and be healthy in body, even as your soul does well.

Swear not

Matthew 5:33
Again, you have knowledge that it was said in old times, Do not take false oaths, but give effect to your oaths to the Lord:
Matthew 23:16
A curse is on you, blind guides, who say, Whoever takes an oath by the Temple, it is nothing; but whoever takes an oath by the gold of the Temple, he is responsible.

But

2 Corinthians 1:17
If then I had such a purpose, did I seem to be changing suddenly? or am I guided in my purposes by the flesh, saying, Yes, today, and, No, tomorrow?

Lest

James 3:1
Do not all be teachers, my brothers, because we teachers will be judged more hardly than others.
1 Corinthians 11:34
If any man is in need of food, let him take his meal in his house; so that you may not come together to your damage. And the rest I will put in order when I come.

General references

Deuteronomy 5:11
You are not to make use of the name of the Lord your God for an evil purpose; whoever takes the Lord's name on his lips for an evil purpose will be judged as a sinner by the Lord.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain