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14 Bible Verses about Swearing By

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Hebrews 6:16

For men indeed swear by a greater one, and in every dispute of theirs the oath is final for confirmation.

Deuteronomy 10:20

You shall fear Yahweh your God; you shall serve him; and you shall cling to him, and you shall swear by his name.

Jeremiah 12:16

It shall happen, if they will diligently learn the ways of my people, to swear by my name, As Yahweh lives; even as they taught my people to swear by Baal; then shall they be built up in the midst of my people.

Isaiah 65:16

so that he who blesses himself in the earth shall bless himself in the God of truth; and he who swears in the earth shall swear by the God of truth; because the former troubles are forgotten, and because they are hidden from my eyes.

Psalm 63:11

But the king shall rejoice in God. Everyone who swears by him will praise him, for the mouth of those who speak lies shall be silenced. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.

Zephaniah 1:5

those who worship the army of the sky on the housetops, those who worship and swear by Yahweh and also swear by Malcam,

Jeremiah 5:7

"How can I pardon you? Your children have forsaken me, and sworn by what are no gods. When I had fed them to the full, they committed adultery, and assembled themselves in troops at the prostitutes' houses.

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.' You blind fools! For which is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifies the gold? 'Whoever swears by the altar, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the gift that is on it, he is obligated?'read more.
You blind fools! For which is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifies the gift? He therefore who swears by the altar, swears by it, and by everything on it. He who swears by the temple, swears by it, and by him who was living in it. He who swears by heaven, swears by the throne of God, and by him who sits on it.

Matthew 23:20

He therefore who swears by the altar, swears by it, and by everything on it.

Matthew 23:21

He who swears by the temple, swears by it, and by him who was living in it.

Matthew 23:22

He who swears by heaven, swears by the throne of God, and by him who sits on it.

Daniel 12:7

I heard the man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand to heaven, and swore by him who lives forever that it shall be for a time, times, and a half; and when they have made an end of breaking in pieces the power of the holy people, all these things shall be finished.

Revelation 10:6

and swore by him who lives forever and ever, who created heaven and the things that are in it, the earth and the things that are in it, and the sea and the things that are in it, that there will no longer be delay,

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