Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not swear by my name falsely, and 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.

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.

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 shall you deal falsely, nor lie to one another. 12 "'You shall not swear by my name falsely, and 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 servant shall not remain 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 who takes his name in vain.

Leviticus 18:21

"'You shall not give any of your children to sacrifice 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 dealt falsely therein, and swearing to a lie; in any of all these things 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 who takes his name in vain.

James 5:12

But above all things, my brothers, do not swear, neither by heaven, nor by the earth, nor by any other oath; but let your "yes" be "yes," and your "no," "no;" so that you do not fall under judgment.

Leviticus 24:11

The son of the Israelite woman blasphemed the Name, and cursed; and they brought him to Moses. His mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.

Leviticus 24:15-16

You shall speak to the children of Israel, saying, 'Whoever curses his God shall bear his sin.

Psalm 15:4

In whose eyes a vile man is despised, but who honors those who fear the LORD; he who keeps an oath even when it hurts, and doesn't change;

Jeremiah 4:2

and you shall swear, 'As the LORD lives,' in truth, in justice, and in righteousness. 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 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; in that men said of them, 'These are the people of the LORD, and are gone forth out of his land.'

Zechariah 5:4

I will cause it to go out," says the LORD of hosts, "and it will enter into the house of the thief, and into the house of him who swears falsely by my name; and it will remain in the midst of his house, and will destroy it with its timber and its stones."

Malachi 3:5

I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the perjurers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and who deprive the foreigner of justice, and do not fear me," says the LORD of hosts.

Matthew 5:33-34

"Again you have heard that it was said to them of old time, 'You shall not make false vows, but shall perform to the Lord your vows,'

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