Parallel Verses

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.

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 Yahweh.

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

You shall not swear [an oath] falsely by My name, so as to 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.

Julia Smith Translation

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

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, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another. 12  And you shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shall you profane the name of your God: I am the LORD. 13 You shall not defraud your neighbor, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with you all night until the morning.



Cross References

Exodus 20:7

You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that takes his name in vain.

Leviticus 18:21

And you shall not let any of your children pass through the fire to Molech, neither shall you profane the name of your God: I am the LORD.

Leviticus 6:3

Or has found that which was lost, and lies concerning it, and swears falsely; in any of all these that a man does, sinning therein:

Deuteronomy 5:11

You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain: for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that takes his name in vain.

James 5:12

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 you fall under judgment.

Leviticus 24:11

And the Israelitish woman's son blasphemed the name of the LORD, and cursed. And they brought him unto Moses: (and his mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan:)

Leviticus 24:15-16

And you shall speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Whosoever curses his God shall bear his sin.

Psalm 15:4

In whose eyes a vile person is despised; but he honors them that fear the LORD. He that swears to his own hurt, and changes not.

Jeremiah 4:2

And you shall swear, The LORD lives, in truth, in justice, and in righteousness; and the nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory.

Jeremiah 7:9

Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense unto Baal, and walk after other gods whom you know not;

Ezekiel 36:20-23

And when they entered unto the nations, where they went, they profaned my holy name, when they said to them, These are the people of the LORD, and have gone forth out of his land.

Zechariah 5:4

I will bring it forth, says the LORD of hosts, and it shall enter into the house of the thief, and into the house of him that swears falsely by my name: and it shall remain in the midst of his house, and shall consume it with its timber and its stones.

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the sojourner from his right, and fear not me, says the LORD of hosts.

Matthew 5:33-34

Again, you have heard that it has been said by them of old time, You shall not perjure yourself, but shall perform unto the Lord your oaths:

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