Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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.

Bible References


1 Peter 4:8
above all things have fervent love one for another, for love hides a multitude of sins.
3 John 1:2
Beloved, I desire above all things that you may prosper and be in health, as your soul prospers.

Swear not

Matthew 5:33
Again, you have heard that it was said by the ancients, You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform to the Lord your oaths.
Matthew 23:16
Woe to you blind guides, who say, Whoever swears by the temple, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the temple, he is bound.


2 Corinthians 1:17
Wishing this therefore, did I use lightness? or what I wish do I wish according to the flesh, that with me there may be the yes, yes, and the no, no?


James 3:1
BE not many of you teachers, my brothers, knowing that we shall receive a severer judgment.
1 Corinthians 11:34
If any one is hungry let him eat at home, that you come not together for judgment. The other things I will arrange when I come.