Swearing Oaths

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James 5:12

But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest you fall under judgment.

1 Kings 8:31

If any man trespasses against his neighbor, and an oath is required of him to cause him to swear, and the oath comes before your altar in this house:

Hebrews 6:16

For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife.

Genesis 26:33

And he called it Shibah: therefore the name of the city is Beersheba unto this day.

More Verses on Swearing Oaths

Genesis 24:2-3

And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray you, your hand under my thigh: And I will make you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that you shall not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell:

Genesis 24:9

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

Psalm 15:4

In whose eyes a vile person is despised; but he honors them that fear the LORD. He that swears to his own hurt, and changes not.

Exodus 22:11

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

Isaiah 45:23

I have sworn by myself, the word has 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 counsel you to keep the king's commandment, and that for the sake of your oath to God.

Matthew 14:9

And the king was sorry: nevertheless for the oath's sake, and them who sat with him to eat, he commanded it to be given her.

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