Matthew 5:34
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English Standard Version
But I say to you, Do not take an oath at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God,

King James Bible
But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne:

American Standard Version
but I say unto you, swear not at all; neither by the heaven, for it is the throne of God;

Douay-Rheims Bible
But I say to you not to swear at all, neither by heaven, for it is the throne of God:

English Revised Version
but I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by the heaven, for it is the throne of God;

Webster's Bible Translation
But I say to you, Swear not at all: neither by heaven; for it is God's throne:

Weymouth New Testament
But I tell you not to swear at all; neither by Heaven, for it is God's throne;

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Swear.

Deuteronomy 23:21-23 When you shall vow a vow to the LORD your God, you shall not slack to pay it: for the LORD your God will surely require it of you...

Ecclesiastes 9:2 All things come alike to all: there is one event to the righteous, and to the wicked; to the good and to the clean, and to the unclean...

James 5:12 But above all things, my brothers, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath...

heaven.

Matthew 23:16-22 Woe to you, you blind guides, which say, Whoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing...

Isaiah 57:15 For thus said the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place...

Isaiah 66:1 Thus said the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that you build to me?...

Cross References
Psalm 11:4
The LORD is in his holy temple; the LORD's throne is in heaven; his eyes see, his eyelids test the children of man.

Isaiah 66:1
Thus says the LORD: "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool; what is the house that you would build for me, and what is the place of my rest?

Matthew 23:22
And whoever swears by heaven swears by the throne of God and by him who sits upon it.

Acts 7:49
"'Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. What kind of house will you build for me, says the Lord, or what is the place of my rest?

James 5:12
But above all, my brothers, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath, but let your "yes" be yes and your "no" be no, so that you may not fall under condemnation.

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