English Standard Version
Let what you say be simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything more than this comes from evil.
King James Bible
But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.
American Standard Version
But let your speech be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: and whatsoever is more than these is of the evil one .
But let your speech be yea, yea: no, no: and that which is over and above these, is of evil.
English Revised Version
But let your speech be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: and whatsoever is more than these is of the evil one.
Webster's Bible Translation
But let your communication be, Yea, yea, Nay, nay: for whatever is more than these cometh of evil.
Weymouth New Testament
But let your language be, 'Yes, yes,' or 'No, no.' Anything in excess of this comes from the Evil one.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And do not take an oath by your head, for you cannot make one hair white or black.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what has been sown in his heart. This is what was sown along the path.
The field is the world, and the good seed is the sons of the kingdom. The weeds are the sons of the evil one,
I do not ask that you take them out of the world, but that you keep them from the evil one.
In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one;
2 Thessalonians 3:3
But the Lord is faithful. He will establish you and guard you against the evil one.
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