Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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 divorces his wife, except for immorality, makes her commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery. 33 "Again, you have heard that it was said to an older generation, 'Do not break an oath, but fulfill your vows to the Lord.' 34 But I say to you, do not take oaths at all -- not by heaven, because it is the throne of God,


Cross References

Leviticus 19:12

You must not swear falsely in my name, so that you do not profane the name of your God. I am the Lord.

Deuteronomy 23:21

When you make a vow to the Lord your God you must not delay in fulfilling it, for otherwise he will surely hold you accountable as a sinner.

Deuteronomy 23:23

Whatever you vow, you must be careful to do what you have promised, such as what you have vowed to the Lord your God as a freewill offering.

Exodus 20:7

"You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold guiltless anyone who takes his name in vain.

Deuteronomy 5:11

You must not make use of the name of the Lord your God for worthless purposes, for the Lord will not exonerate anyone who abuses his name that way.

Psalm 50:14

Present to God a thank-offering! Repay your vows to the sovereign One!

Psalm 76:11

Make vows to the Lord your God and repay them! Let all those who surround him bring tribute to the awesome one!

Ecclesiastes 5:4-6

When you make a vow to God, do not delay in paying it. For God takes no pleasure in fools: Pay what you vow!

Nahum 1:15

Look! A herald is running on the mountains! A messenger is proclaiming deliverance: "Celebrate your sacred festivals, O Judah! Fulfill your sacred vows to praise God! For never again will the wicked Assyrians invade you, they have been completely destroyed."

Matthew 5:27

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

Matthew 23:16-22

"Woe to you, blind guides, who say, 'Whoever swears by the temple is bound by nothing. But whoever swears by the gold of the temple is bound by the oath.'

Numbers 30:2-16

If a man makes a vow to the Lord or takes an oath of binding obligation on himself, he must not break his word, but must do whatever he has promised.

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