New American Standard Bible
"And whoever swears by the temple, swears both by the temple and by Him who dwells within it.
King James Bible
And whoso shall swear by the temple, sweareth by it, and by him that dwelleth therein.
Darby Bible Translation
And he that swears by the temple swears by it and by him that dwells in it.
World English Bible
He who swears by the temple, swears by it, and by him who was living in it.
Young's Literal Translation
and he who did swear by the sanctuary, doth swear by it, and by Him who is dwelling in it;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Him that dwelleth therein - That is, God. The temple was his house, his dwelling. In the first, or Solomon's temple, he dwelt between the cherubims in the most holy place. He manifested himself there by a visible symbol, in the form of a cloud resting on the mercy-seat, 1 Kings 8:10, 1 Kings 8:13; Psalm 80:1.
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1 Kings 8:13
"I have surely built You a lofty house, A place for Your dwelling forever."
O LORD, I love the habitation of Your house And the place where Your glory dwells.
"This is My resting place forever; Here I will dwell, for I have desired it.
"Therefore, whoever swears by the altar, swears both by the altar and by everything on it.
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