Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 "'Ye shall not steal, neither lie, neither deal falsely one with another. 12 Ye shall not swear by my name falsely, that thou defilest not the name of thy God; I am the LORD. 13 Thou shalt not beguile thy neighbour with cavillations, neither rob him violently, neither shall the workman's labour abide with thee until the morning.



Cross References

Exodus 20:7

"Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

Leviticus 18:21

Thou shalt not give of thy seed to offer it unto Moloch, that thou defile not the name of thy God, for I am the LORD.

Leviticus 6:3

or hath found that which was lost and denieth it, and sweareth falsely, in whatsoever thing it be that a man doth and sinneth therein;

Deuteronomy 5:11

'Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain: for the LORD will not hold him guiltless, that taketh his name in vain.

James 5:12

But above all things, my brethren, swear not: neither by heaven, neither by earth, neither by any other oath. Let your yea be "yea," and your nay, "nay," lest ye fall into hypocrisy.

Leviticus 24:11

And the Israelitish woman's son blasphemed the name 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 speak unto the children of Israel, saying, 'Whosoever curseth his God, shall bear his sin:

Psalm 15:4

He that sitteth not by himself, but is lowly in his own eyes, and maketh much of them that fear the LORD. He that sweareth unto his neighbour, and disappointeth him not, though it were to his own hindrance.

Jeremiah 4:2

And shalt swear, 'The LORD liveth' in truth, in equity and righteousness: and all people shall be fortunable and joyful in him."

Jeremiah 7:9

For when ye have stolen, murdered, committed adultery and penury; When ye have offered unto Baal, following strange and unknown gods;

Ezekiel 36:20-23

Now when they were gone unto the Heathen, and come in among them they dishonoured my holy name: so that it was said of them, 'Are these the people of God, and must go out of their own land?'

Zechariah 5:4

I will bring it forth, sayeth the LORD of Hosts, so that it shall come to the house of the thief, and to the house of him, that falsely sweareth by my name: and shall remain in his house, and consume it, with the timber and stones thereof.'

Malachi 3:5

I will come and punish you, and I myself will be a swift witness against the witches, against the adulterers, against false swearers: yea, and against those that wrongfully keep back the hireling's duty, which vex the widows and the fatherless, and oppress the stranger, and fear not me, sayeth the LORD of Hosts.

Matthew 5:33-34

"Again, ye have heard how it was said to them of old time, 'Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform thine oath to God':

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