Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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;

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;

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;

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 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, 35 nor by the earth, because it is his footstool, nor by Jerusalem, because it is the city of the Great King.


Cross References

Isaiah 66:1

This is what the LORD says: "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. Where is the house that you would build for me, and where will my resting place be?

James 5:12

Above all, brothers, do not swear oaths by heaven, by earth, or by any other object. Instead, let your "Yes" mean yes and your "No" mean no! Otherwise, you may fall under condemnation.

Deuteronomy 23:21-23

"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.

Ecclesiastes 9:2

Everyone shares the same experience: a single event affects the righteous, the wicked, the good, the clean, the unclean, whoever sacrifices, and whoever does not sacrifice. As it is with the good person, so also it is with the sinner; as it is with someone who takes an oath, so also it is with someone who fears taking an oath.

Isaiah 57:15

"For this is what the high and lofty One says, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "He lives in the height and in holiness, and also with the one who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

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.'

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