Genesis 21:23
Now, therefore, swear to me here before God that you will not deal falsely with me or my children or descendants. Show to me and to the country in which you reside the same kindness that I have shown to you."
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Genesis 14:22, 23
But Abram replied to the king of Sodom, "I have raised my hand to the LORD God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth, . . .

Genesis 24:3
and I will have you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and the God of earth, that you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites among whom I am dwelling,

Genesis 26:28
"We can plainly see that the LORD has been with you, " they replied. "We think there should be an oath between two parties--between us and you. Let us make a covenant with you

Genesis 31:44, 53
Come now, let us make a covenant, you and I, and let it serve as a witness between you and me." . . .

Deuteronomy 6:13
Fear the LORD your God, serve Him, and take your oaths using only His name.

Joshua 2:12
Now therefore, please swear to me by the LORD that you will indeed show kindness to my family because I showed kindness to you. Give me a sure sign

1 Samuel 20:13, 17, 42
But if my father intends to bring evil on you, then may the LORD punish me, and ever so severely, if I do not tell you and send you on your way in safety. May the LORD be with you, just as He has been with my father. . . .

1 Samuel 24:21, 22
So now, swear to me by the LORD that you will not cut off my descendants or wipe out my name from my father's house." . . .

1 Samuel 30:15
"Will you lead me to these raiders?" David asked. And the man replied, "Swear to me by God that you will not kill me or deliver me into the hands of my master, and I will lead you to them."

Jeremiah 4:2
and if you can swear, 'As surely as the LORD lives, ' in truth, in justice, and in righteousness, then the nations will be blessed by Him, and in Him they will glory."

2 Corinthians 1:23
I call God as my witness that it was in order to spare you that I did not return to Corinth.

Hebrews 6:16
Men swear by someone greater than themselves, and their oath serves as a confirmation to end all argument.

Genesis 20:14
So Abimelech brought sheep and cattle, menservants and maidservants, and he gave them to Abraham and restored his wife Sarah to him.

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New American Standard Bible
now therefore, swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me or with my offspring or with my posterity, but according to the kindness that I have shown to you, you shall show to me and to the land in which you have sojourned."

King James Bible
Now therefore swear unto me here by God that thou wilt not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son: but according to the kindness that I have done unto thee, thou shalt do unto me, and to the land wherein thou hast sojourned.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Swear to me by God here and now, that you will not break an agreement with me or with my children and descendants. As I have been loyal to you, so you will be loyal to me and to the country where you are a foreign resident."

International Standard Version
Therefore swear an oath here by God that you won't deal falsely with me, my sons, or my descendants. Just as I've dealt graciously with you, won't you do so with me and with the land in which you live as a foreigner?"

NET Bible
Now swear to me right here in God's name that you will not deceive me, my children, or my descendants. Show me, and the land where you are staying, the same loyalty that I have shown you."
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