Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

But I say to you, Take no oaths at all: not by the heaven, because it is the seat of God;

New American Standard Bible

But I say to you, make no oath at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God,

King James Version

But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne:

Holman Bible

But I tell you, don’t take an oath at all: either by heaven, because it is God’s throne;

International Standard Version

But I tell you not to swear at all, neither by heaven, because it is God's throne,

A Conservative Version

But I say to you, not to swear at all, neither by heaven, because it is the throne of God,

American Standard Version

but I say unto you, swear not at all; neither by the heaven, for it is the throne of God;

Amplified

But I say to you, do not make an oath at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God;

An Understandable Version

But I say to you, do not take any oath, [saying] 'by heaven,' for it is God's throne;

Anderson New Testament

But I say to you, Swear not at all: neither by heaven, for it is the throne of God;

Common New Testament

But I say to you, do not swear at all: either by heaven, for it is God's throne;

Daniel Mace New Testament

but I say unto you, swear not at all; neither by heaven, for it is God's throne:

Darby Translation

But I say unto you, Do not swear at all; neither by the heaven, because it is the throne of God;

Godbey New Testament

But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven, because it is the throne of God;

Goodspeed New Testament

But I tell you not to swear at all, either by heaven, for it is God's throne,

John Wesley New Testament

But I say unto you, Swear not at all, neither by heaven, for it is God's throne.

Julia Smith Translation

But I say to you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven, it is the throne of God:

King James 2000

But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne:

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I say to you, do not swear at all, either by heaven, because it is the throne of God,

Modern King James verseion

But I say to you, Do not swear at all! Not by Heaven, because it is God's throne;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's seat:

Moffatt New Testament

But I tell you, you must not swear any oath, neither by heaven, for it is the throne of God,

Montgomery New Testament

"But I say to you, swear not at all; neither by the sky, for it is God's throne;

NET Bible

But I say to you, do not take oaths at all -- not by heaven, because it is the throne of God,

New Heart English Bible

but I tell you, do not swear at all: neither by heaven, for it is the throne of God;

Noyes New Testament

But I say to you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven, for it is the throne of God;

Sawyer New Testament

But I tell you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven, for it is God's throne;

The Emphasized Bible

But, I, tell you - not to swear, at all: Neither by heaven, because it is the, throne of God, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But I say to thee, Swear not at all; neither by the heaven; for it is the throne of God:

Twentieth Century New Testament

I, however, say to you that you must not swear at all, either by Heaven, since that is God's throne,

Webster

But I say to you, Swear not at all: neither by heaven; for it is God's throne:

Weymouth New Testament

But I tell you not to swear at all; neither by Heaven, for it is God's throne;

Williams New Testament

But I tell you not to swear at all, either by heaven, for it is God's throne,

World English Bible

but I tell you, don't swear at all: neither by heaven, for it is the throne of God;

Worrell New Testament

but I say to you, Swear not at all; neither by Heaven, because it is God's throne;

Worsley New Testament

but I say unto you, swear not at all; neither by heaven, for it is the throne of God;

Youngs Literal Translation

but I -- I say to you, not to swear at all; neither by the heaven, because it is the throne of God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

ὀμνύω 
Omnuo 
Usage: 15

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

at all
ὅλως 
Holos 
Usage: 3

μήτε 
mete 
neither, nor, so much as, or
Usage: 24

by
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

it is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

References

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Taking Oaths

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; 35 Or by the earth, because it is the resting-place for his foot; or by Jerusalem, because it is the town of the great King.


Cross References

Isaiah 66:1

The Lord says, Heaven is the seat of my power, and earth is the resting-place for my feet: what sort of house will you make for me, and what place will be my resting-place?

James 5:12

But most of all, my brothers, do not take oaths, not by the heaven, or by the earth, or by any other thing: but let your Yes be Yes, and your No be No: so that you may not be judged.

Deuteronomy 23:21-23

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

Ecclesiastes 9:2

Because to all there is one event, to the upright man and to the evil, to the clean and to the unclean, to him who makes an offering and to him who makes no offering; as is the good so is the sinner; he who takes an oath is as he who has fear of it.

Isaiah 57:15

For this is the word of him who is high and lifted up, whose resting-place is eternal, whose name is Holy: my resting-place is in the high and holy place, and with him who is crushed and poor in spirit, to give life to the spirit of the poor, and to make strong the heart of the crushed.

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.

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