Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Woe unto you, ye blind guides, which say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor!
Foolish and blind; for which is the greater, the gold, or the temple consecrating the gold?
Let them go: they are blind guides of the blind. And if the blind guide the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
Look about, ye blind; they all knew not, they all dumb dogs, they shall not be able to bark; dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber.
And Jesus said, For judgment came I into this world, that they not seeing might see; and they seeing might be blind.
Whosoever shall swear by the temple
Again, ye have heard, that it was said to the ancients, Thou shalt not swear a false oath, and thou shalt. return to the Lord thine oaths.
And before all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, nor by earth, nor any other oath: and let your yea be yea; and nay, nay; that ye fall not under. judgment.
And ye say, Whoever should say to father or mother, A gift, whatever thou shouldest be profited by me;
For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and he reviling father or mother, in death let him die:
And again to any man circumcised, I testify, that he is debtor to do the whole law.