Parallel Verses

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.'

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.

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.

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:

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, any man who divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, causes her to commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery." 33 "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.' 34 But I tell you not to swear at all, neither by heaven, because it is God's throne,


Cross References

Leviticus 19:12

"You are not to use my name to deceive, thereby defiling the name of your God. I am the LORD.

Deuteronomy 23:21

"When you make a vow to the LORD your God, don't delay paying it, because the LORD your God will certainly demand payment from you, and then you will be guilty of sin.

Deuteronomy 23:23

Be sure you do whatever you promise, because you have given your word voluntarily to the LORD your God.

Exodus 20:7

"You are not to misuse the name of the LORD your God, because the LORD will not leave unpunished the one who misuses his name.

Deuteronomy 5:11

""You are not to misuse the name of the LORD your God, because the LORD will not leave unpunished the one who misuses his name.

Psalm 50:14

Offer to God a thanksgiving praise; pay your vows to the Most High.

Psalm 76:11

Let everyone who surrounds the LORD your God make a vow and fulfill it to the Awesome One.

Ecclesiastes 5:4-6

When you make a promise to God, don't fail to keep it, since he isn't pleased with fools. Keep what you promise

Nahum 1:15

Look! There on the mountains! The feet of the one who brings good news, who broadcasts a message of peace. Judah, celebrate your solemn festivals and keep your vows, because the wicked will never again invade you. Nineveh will be completely eliminated!

Matthew 5:27

"You have heard that it was said, "You are not to commit adultery.'

Matthew 23:16-22

"How terrible it will be for you, blind guides! You say, "Whoever swears an oath by the sanctuary is excused, but whoever swears an oath by the gold of the sanctuary must keep his oath.'

Numbers 30:2-16

"When a man makes a vow to the LORD, or swears an oath an obligation that is binding to himself he is not to break his word. Instead, he is to fulfill whatever promise came out of his mouth.'"

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