Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'You shall not swear falsely by My name, so as to profane the name of your God; I am the LORD.

King James Version

And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the LORD.

Holman Bible

You must not swear falsely by My name, profaning the name of your God; I am the Lord.

International Standard Version

"You are not to use my name to deceive, thereby defiling the name of your God. I am the LORD.

A Conservative Version

And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, and profane the name of thy God. I am LORD.

American Standard Version

And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, and profane the name of thy God: I am Jehovah.

Amplified

And you shall not swear by My name falsely, neither shall you profane the name of your God. I am the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

And do not take an oath in my name falsely, putting shame on the name of your God: I am the Lord.

Darby Translation

And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, and profane the name of thy God: I am Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou defile the name of thy God. I am the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

And ye shall not swear in my name for falsehood, and profane the name of thy God: I Jehovah.

King James 2000

And you shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shall you profane the name of your God: I am the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and you shall not swear {falsely} in my name, and so [one of] you profane the name of your God; I [am] Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall not swear by My name falsely; nor shall you profane the name of your God. I am Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye shall not swear by my name falsely, that thou defilest not the name of thy God; I am the LORD.

NET Bible

You must not swear falsely in my name, so that you do not profane the name of your God. I am the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not swear by my name falsely, and profane the name of your God. I am the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

Nor swear by my name falsely, - And so profane the name of thy God: I, am Yahweh.

Webster

And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the LORD.

World English Bible

"'You shall not swear by my name falsely, and profane the name of your God. I am Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

And ye do not swear by My name to falsehood, or thou hast polluted the name of thy God; I am Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And ye shall not swear
שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

by my name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of thy God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

Context Readings

Dealing Honestly

11 'You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another. 12 'You shall not swear falsely by My name, so as to profane the name of your God; I am the LORD. 13 'You shall not oppress your neighbor, nor rob him The wages of a hired man are not to remain with you all night until morning.



Cross References

Exodus 20:7

"You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.

Leviticus 18:21

'You shall not give any of your offspring to offer them to Molech, nor shall you profane the name of your God; I am the LORD.

Leviticus 6:3

or has found what was lost and lied about it and sworn falsely, so that he sins in regard to any one of the things a man may do;

Deuteronomy 5:11

'You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.

James 5:12

But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath; but your yes is to be yes, and your no, no, so that you may not fall under judgment.

Leviticus 24:11

The son of the Israelite woman blasphemed the Name and cursed. So they brought him to Moses. (Now his mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.)

Leviticus 24:15-16

"You shall speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'If anyone curses his God, then he will bear his sin.

Psalm 15:4

In whose eyes a reprobate is despised, But who honors those who fear the LORD; He swears to his own hurt and does not change;

Jeremiah 4:2

And you will swear, 'As the LORD lives,' In truth, in justice and in righteousness; Then the nations will bless themselves in Him, And in Him they will glory."

Jeremiah 7:9

"Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery and swear falsely, and offer sacrifices to Baal and walk after other gods that you have not known,

Ezekiel 36:20-23

"When they came to the nations where they went, they profaned My holy name, because it was said of them, 'These are the people of the LORD; yet they have come out of His land.'

Zechariah 5:4

"I will make it go forth," declares the LORD of hosts, "and it will enter the house of the thief and the house of the one who swears falsely by My name; and it will spend the night within that house and consume it with its timber and stones."

Malachi 3:5

"Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me," says the LORD of hosts.

Matthew 5:33-34

"Again, you have heard that the ancients were told, 'YOU SHALL NOT MAKE FALSE VOWS, BUT SHALL FULFILL YOUR VOWS TO THE LORD.'

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