12 You must not swear falsely by My name, profaning the name of your God;(A) I am Yahweh.

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When a man makes a vow to the Lord or swears an oath to put himself under an obligation, he must not break his word; he must do whatever he has promised.(A)

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Keeping Vows

21 “If you make a vow to the Lord your God, do not be slow to keep it, because He will require it of you, and it will be counted against you as sin.

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Tell the Truth

33 “Again, you have heard that it was said to our ancestors,[a] You must not break your oath, but you must keep your oaths to the Lord.(A)[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 5:33 Lit to the ancients
  2. Matthew 5:33 Lv 19:12; Nm 30:2; Dt 23:21

So he promised with an oath to give her whatever she might ask.

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63 But(A) Jesus kept silent.(B) Then the high priest said to Him, “By the living God I place You under oath:(C) tell us if You are the Messiah, the Son of God!”(D)

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72 And again he denied it with an oath,(A) “I don’t know the man!”

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