Swearing By

Most Relevant Verses

Hebrews 6:16

For men swear by something greater than themselves, and for them a confirming oath ends every dispute.

Deuteronomy 10:20

You are to fear Yahweh your God and worship Him. Remain faithful to Him and take oaths in His name.

Jeremiah 12:16

If they will diligently learn the ways of My people—to swear by My name, ‘As Yahweh lives,’ just as they taught My people to swear by Baal—they will be built up among My people.

Isaiah 65:16

Whoever is blessed in the land
will be blessed by the God of truth,
and whoever swears in the land
will swear by the God of truth.
For the former troubles will be forgotten
and hidden from My sight.

Psalm 63:11

But the king will rejoice in God;
all who swear by Him will boast,
for the mouths of liars will be shut.

Zephaniah 1:5

those who bow in worship on the rooftops
to the heavenly host;
those who bow and pledge loyalty to the Lord
but also pledge loyalty to Milcom;

Jeremiah 5:7

Why should I forgive you?
Your children have abandoned Me
and sworn by those who are not gods.
I satisfied their needs, yet they committed adultery;
they gashed themselves at the prostitute’s house.

Matthew 23:16-22

“Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘Whoever takes an oath by the sanctuary, it means nothing. But whoever takes an oath by the gold of the sanctuary is bound by his oath.’ Blind fools! For which is greater, the gold or the sanctuary that sanctified the gold? Also, ‘Whoever takes an oath by the altar, it means nothing. But whoever takes an oath by the gift that is on it is bound by his oath.’read more.
Blind people! For which is greater, the gift or the altar that sanctifies the gift? Therefore, the one who takes an oath by the altar takes an oath by it and by everything on it. The one who takes an oath by the sanctuary takes an oath by it and by Him who dwells in it. And the one who takes an oath by heaven takes an oath by God’s throne and by Him who sits on it.

Matthew 23:20

Therefore, the one who takes an oath by the altar takes an oath by it and by everything on it.

Matthew 23:21

The one who takes an oath by the sanctuary takes an oath by it and by Him who dwells in it.

Matthew 23:22

And the one who takes an oath by heaven takes an oath by God’s throne and by Him who sits on it.

Daniel 12:7

Then I heard the man dressed in linen, who was above the waters of the river. He raised both his hands toward heaven and swore by Him who lives eternally that it would be for a time, times, and half a time. When the power of the holy people is shattered, all these things will be completed.

Revelation 10:6

He swore an oath by the One who lives forever and ever, who created heaven and what is in it, the earth and what is in it, and the sea and what is in it: “There will no longer be an interval of time,

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