Swearing Oaths

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James 5:12

But before all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, nor by the earth, nor by any other oath; but let your yea be yea, and your nay, nay, that ye do not fall under judgment.

1 Kings 8:31

If a man have sinned against his neighbour, and an oath be laid upon him to adjure him, and the oath come before thine altar in this house;

Hebrews 6:16

For men indeed swear by a greater, and with them the oath is a term to all dispute, as making matters sure.

Genesis 26:33

And he called it Shebah; therefore the name of the city is Beer-sheba to this day.

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Genesis 24:2-3

And Abraham said to his servant, the eldest of his house, who ruled over all that he had, Put thy hand, I pray thee, under my thigh, and I will make thee swear by Jehovah, the God of the heavens and the God of the earth, that thou take not a wife for my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I am dwelling;

Genesis 24:9

And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore unto him concerning that matter.

Psalm 15:4

In whose eyes the depraved person is contemned, and who honoureth them that fear Jehovah; who, if he have sworn to his own hurt, changeth it not;

Exodus 22:11

an oath of Jehovah shall be between them both, that he hath not put his hand unto his neighbour's goods; and the owner of it shall accept it, and he shall not make it good.

Isaiah 45:23

I have sworn by myself, the word is gone out of my mouth in righteousness and shall not return, that unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear.

Ecclesiastes 8:2

I say, Keep the king's commandment, and that on account of the oath of God.

Matthew 14:9

And the king was grieved; but on account of the oaths, and those lying at table with him, he commanded it to be given.

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