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For when God made the promise to Abraham, since He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself,
"I have sworn by Myself, The word has gone forth from My mouth in righteousness And will not turn back, That to Me every knee will bow, every tongue will swear allegiance.
The LORD has sworn by His right hand and by His strong arm, "I will never again give your grain as food for your enemies; Nor will foreigners drink your new wine for which you have labored."
For men swear by one greater than themselves, and with them an oath given as confirmation is an end of every dispute.
Then the angel of the LORD called to Abraham a second time from heaven,
"The LORD, the God of heaven, who took me from my father's house and from the land of my birth, and who spoke to me and who swore to me, saying, 'To your descendants I will give this land,' He will send His angel before you, and you will take a wife for my son from there.
"Sojourn in this land and I will be with you and bless you, for to you and to your descendants I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath which I swore to your father Abraham.
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, "Depart, go up from here, you and the people whom you have brought up from the land of Egypt, to the land of which I swore to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, saying, 'To your descendants I will give it.'
but because the LORD loved you and kept the oath which He swore to your forefathers, the LORD brought you out by a mighty hand and redeemed you from the house of slavery, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.
To show mercy toward our fathers, And to remember His holy covenant,
The LORD has sworn to David A truth from which He will not turn back: "Of the fruit of your body I will set upon your throne.
"May God do so to Abner, and more also, if as the LORD has sworn to David, I do not accomplish this for him,
even from the day that I commanded judges to be over My people Israel; and I will give you rest from all your enemies The LORD also declares to you that the LORD will make a house for you.
"I have made a covenant with My chosen; I have sworn to David My servant,
The LORD has sworn and will not change His mind, "You are a priest forever According to the order of Melchizedek."
For it is attested of Him, "YOU ARE A PRIEST FOREVER ACCORDING TO THE ORDER OF MELCHIZEDEK."
"Then the LORD heard the sound of your words, and He was angry and took an oath, saying,
So the LORD said, "I have pardoned them according to your word;
"THEREFORE I WAS ANGRY WITH THIS GENERATION, AND SAID, 'THEY ALWAYS GO ASTRAY IN THEIR HEART, AND THEY DID NOT KNOW MY WAYS';
"For forty years I loathed that generation, And said they are a people who err in their heart, And they do not know My ways.
that you may enter into the covenant with the LORD your God, and into His oath which the LORD your God is making with you today,
"Then I passed by you and saw you, and behold, you were at the time for love; so I spread My skirt over you and covered your nakedness I also swore to you and entered into a covenant with you so that you became Mine," declares the Lord GOD.