Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Again, you have knowledge that it was said in old times, Do not take false oaths, but give effect to your oaths to the Lord:

New American Standard Bible

“Again, you have heard that the ancients were told, ‘You shall not make false vows, but shall fulfill your vows to the Lord.’

King James Version

Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths:

Holman Bible

“Again, you have heard that it was said to our ancestors, You must not break your oath, but you must keep your oaths to the Lord.

International Standard Version

"Again, you have heard that it was told those who lived long ago, "You must not swear an oath falsely,' but, "You must fulfill your oaths to the Lord.'

A Conservative Version

Again, ye have heard that it was said to them in old times, Thou shall not swear falsely, but shall render to the Lord thine oaths.

American Standard Version

Again, ye have heard that it was said to them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths:

Amplified

“Again, you have heard that it was said to the men of old, ‘You shall not make false vows, but you shall fulfill your vows to the Lord [as a religious duty].’

An Understandable Version

"Again, you have heard what was said to people in time's past [Lev. 19:12], 'You must not go back on your oaths, but [rather] fulfill the oaths you take to the Lord.'

Anderson New Testament

Again, you have heard that it was said to the ancients: You shall not swear falsely, but shall pay to the Lord your vows.

Common New Testament

"Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, 'You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform your oaths to the Lord.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

Again, ye have heard that it hath been said to the antients, "Thou shalt not for swear thy self, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths."

Darby Translation

Again, ye have heard that it has been said to the ancients, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt render to the Lord what thou hast sworn.

Godbey New Testament

Again you have heard that it was said to the ancients, Thou shalt not swear falsely, but shall perform unto the Lord thine oaths.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Again, you have heard that the men of old were told, 'You shall not swear falsely, but you must fulfil your oaths to the Lord.'

John Wesley New Testament

Again, ye have heard, that it was said to them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform thine oaths unto the Lord.

Julia Smith Translation

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.

King James 2000

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:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Again you have heard that it was said to the {people of old}, 'Do not swear falsely, but fulfill your oaths to the Lord.'

Modern King James verseion

Again, you have heard that it has been said to the ancients, "You shall not swear falsely, but you shall perform your oaths to the Lord."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"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':

Moffatt New Testament

Once again, you have heard how the men of old were told, 'You must not forswear yourself but discharge your vows to the Lord'.

Montgomery New Testament

"Again you have heard that it was said to the men of old, "You must not forswear yourselves, but must perform your vows to the Lord.

NET Bible

"Again, you have heard that it was said to an older generation, 'Do not break an oath, but fulfill your vows to the Lord.'

New Heart English Bible

"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,'

Noyes New Testament

Again ye have heard that it was said to them of old time, "Thou shalt not swear falsely, but shalt perform to the Lord thine oaths."

Sawyer New Testament

Again, you have heard that it was said by the ancients, You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform to the Lord your oaths.

The Emphasized Bible

Again, ye have heard that it was said, to them of olden time, Thou shalt not swear falsely, - but shalt render unto the Lord, thine oaths.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Again ye have heard that it was said to those of old, "Thou shalt not perjure thyself, but shalt perform to the Lord thine oaths:"

Twentieth Century New Testament

Again, you have heard that to our ancestors it was said--'Thou shalt not break an oath, but thou shall keep thine oaths as a debt due to the Lord.'

Webster

Again, ye have heard that it hath been said to them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform to the Lord thy oaths:

Weymouth New Testament

"Again, you have heard that it was said to the ancients, 'Thou shalt not swear falsely, but shalt perform thy vows to the Lord.'

Williams New Testament

"Again, you have heard that it was said to the men of old, 'You must not swear falsely, but you must perform your oaths as a religious duty.'

World English Bible

"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,'

Worrell New Testament

"Again ye heard that it was said to the ancients, You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform to the Lord your oaths;"

Worsley New Testament

Again, ye have heard, that it was said to the ancients, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths:

Youngs Literal Translation

'Again, ye heard that it was said to the ancients: Thou shalt not swear falsely, but thou shalt pay to the Lord thine oaths;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
πάλιν 
Palin 
Usage: 120

ye have heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ῥέω 
Rheo 
Usage: 17

by them of old time
ἀρχαῖος 
Archaios 
Usage: 9

ἐπιορκέω 
Epiorkeo 
Usage: 0

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἐπιορκέω 
Epiorkeo 
Usage: 0

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἀποδίδωμι 
Apodidomi 
Usage: 25

unto the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Taking Oaths

32 But I say to you that everyone who puts away his wife for any other cause but the loss of her virtue, makes her false to her husband; and whoever takes her as his wife after she is put away, is no true husband to her. 33 Again, you have knowledge that it was said in old times, Do not take false oaths, but give effect to your oaths to the Lord: 34 But I say to you, Take no oaths at all: not by the heaven, because it is the seat of God;


Cross References

Leviticus 19:12

And do not take an oath in my name falsely, putting shame on the name of your God: I am the Lord.

Deuteronomy 23:21

When you take an oath to the Lord, do not be slow to give effect to it: for without doubt the Lord your God will make you responsible, and will put it to your account as sin

Deuteronomy 23:23

Whatever your lips have said, see that you do it; for you gave your word freely to the Lord your God.

Exodus 20:7

You are not to make use of the name of the Lord your God for an evil purpose; whoever takes the Lord's name on his lips for an evil purpose will be judged a sinner by the Lord

Deuteronomy 5:11

You are not to make use of the name of the Lord your God for an evil purpose; whoever takes the Lord's name on his lips for an evil purpose will be judged as a sinner by the Lord.

Deuteronomy 5:11

You are not to make use of the name of the Lord your God for an evil purpose; whoever takes the Lord's name on his lips for an evil purpose will be judged as a sinner by the Lord.

Psalm 76:11

Give to the Lord your God what is his by right; let all who are round him give offerings to him who is to be feared.

Ecclesiastes 5:4-6

When you take an oath before God, put it quickly into effect, because he has no pleasure in the foolish; keep the oath you have taken.

Nahum 1:15

See on the mountains the feet of him who comes with good news, giving word of peace! Keep your feasts, O Judah, give effect to your oaths: for the good-for-nothing man will never again go through you; he is completely cut off.

Matthew 5:27

You have knowledge that it was said, You may not have connection with another man's wife:

Matthew 23:16-22

A curse is on you, blind guides, who say, Whoever takes an oath by the Temple, it is nothing; but whoever takes an oath by the gold of the Temple, he is responsible.

Numbers 30:2-16

When a man takes an oath to the Lord, or gives an undertaking having the force of an oath, let him not go back from his word, but let him do whatever he has said he will do.

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