Swearing Oaths

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James 5:12

But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath; but your yes is to be yes, and your no, no, so that you may not fall under judgment.

1 Kings 8:31

"If a man sins against his neighbor and is made to take an oath, and he comes and takes an oath before Your altar in this house,

Hebrews 6:16

For men swear by one greater than themselves, and with them an oath given as confirmation is an end of every dispute.

Genesis 26:33

So he called it Shibah; therefore the name of the city is Beersheba to this day.

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Genesis 24:2-3

Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he owned, "Please place your hand under my thigh, and I will make you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and the God of earth, that you shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I live,

Genesis 24:9

So the servant placed his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter.

Psalm 15:4

In whose eyes a reprobate is despised, But who honors those who fear the LORD; He swears to his own hurt and does not change;

Exodus 22:11

an oath before the LORD shall be made by the two of them that he has not laid hands on his neighbor's property; and its owner shall accept it, and he shall not make restitution.

Isaiah 45:23

"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.

Ecclesiastes 8:2

I say, "Keep the command of the king because of the oath before God.

Matthew 14:9

Although he was grieved, the king commanded it to be given because of his oaths, and because of his dinner guests.

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