Parallel Verses

World English Bible

but I tell you, don't swear at all: neither by heaven, for it is the throne 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 tell you, Do not bind yourselves by 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

but I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by the 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,

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 said to them of old time, 'You shall not make false vows, but shall perform to the Lord your vows,' 34 but I tell you, don't swear at all: neither by heaven, for it is the throne of God; 35 nor by the earth, for it is the footstool of his feet; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.


Cross References

Isaiah 66:1

Thus says Yahweh, "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what kind of house will you build to me? and what place shall be my rest?

James 5:12

But above all things, my brothers, don't swear, neither by heaven, nor by the earth, nor by any other oath; but let your "yes" be "yes," and your "no," "no;" so that you don't fall into hypocrisy.

Deuteronomy 23:21-23

When you shall vow a vow to Yahweh your God, you shall not be slack to pay it: for Yahweh your God will surely require it of you; and it would be sin in you.

Ecclesiastes 9:2

All things come alike to all. There is one event to the righteous and to the wicked; to the good, to the clean, to the unclean, to him who sacrifices, and to him who doesn't sacrifice. As is the good, so is the sinner; he who takes an oath, as he who fears an oath.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also 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

"Woe to you, you blind guides, who say, 'Whoever swears by the temple, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the temple, he is obligated.'

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