Woe unto you, you blind guides, who say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is bound!
Let them alone: they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
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:
You blind guides, who strain out a gnat, and swallow a camel.
You fools and blind: for which is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifies the gold?
You fools and blind: for which is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifies the gift?
You blind Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within the cup and platter, that the outside of them may be clean also.
And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they who see not might see; and that they who see might be made blind.
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.
His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.
But you say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is a gift devoted to God, whatsoever you might have received from me;
For Moses said, Honor your father and your mother; and, Whoever curses father or mother, let him die the death: