New Living Translation
And when you swear 'by heaven,' you are swearing by the throne of God and by God, who sits on the throne.
King James Bible
And he that shall swear by heaven, sweareth by the throne of God, and by him that sitteth thereon.
Darby Bible Translation
And he that swears by heaven swears by the throne of God and by him that sits upon it.
World English Bible
He who swears by heaven, swears by the throne of God, and by him who sits on it.
Young's Literal Translation
and he who did swear by the heaven, doth swear by the throne of God, and by Him who is sitting upon it.
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LibraryAmong the People, and with the Pharisees
It would have been difficult to proceed far either in Galilee or in Judaea without coming into contact with an altogether peculiar and striking individuality, differing from all around, and which would at once arrest attention. This was the Pharisee. Courted or feared, shunned or flattered, reverently looked up to or laughed at, he was equally a power everywhere, both ecclesiastically and politically, as belonging to the most influential, the most zealous, and the most closely-connected religions …
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life
The General Service to a Prophet.
Liberty of Conscience Threatened
Of the Power of Making Laws. The Cruelty of the Pope and his Adherents, in this Respect, in Tyrannically Oppressing and Destroying Souls.
This is what the LORD says: "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. Could you build me a temple as good as that? Could you build me such a resting place?
But I say, do not make any vows! Do not say, 'By heaven!' because heaven is God's throne.
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