28 So tell them, ‘As surely as I live,(A) declares the Lord, I will do to you(B) the very thing I heard you say:

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40 I lift my hand(A) to heaven and solemnly swear:
    As surely as I live forever,(B)

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19 Gideon replied, “Those were my brothers, the sons of my own mother. As surely as the Lord lives,(A) if you had spared their lives, I would not kill you.”

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13 Stay here for the night, and in the morning if he wants to do his duty as your guardian-redeemer,(A) good; let him redeem you. But if he is not willing, as surely as the Lord lives(B) I will do it.(C) Lie here until morning.”

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39 As surely as the Lord who rescues Israel lives,(A) even if the guilt lies with my son Jonathan,(B) he must die.”(C) But not one of them said a word.

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Saul listened to Jonathan and took this oath: “As surely as the Lord lives, David will not be put to death.”

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18 Lift up your eyes and look around;
    all your children gather(A) and come to you.
As surely as I live,(B)” declares the Lord,
    “you will wear(C) them all as ornaments;
    you will put them on, like a bride.

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and if in a truthful, just and righteous way
    you swear,(A) ‘As surely as the Lord lives,’(B)
then the nations will invoke blessings(C) by him
    and in him they will boast.(D)

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11 Therefore as surely as I live,(A) declares the Sovereign(B) Lord, because you have defiled my sanctuary(C) with all your vile images(D) and detestable practices,(E) I myself will shave you; I will not look on you with pity or spare you.(F)

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Therefore, as surely as I live,”
    declares the Lord Almighty,
    the God of Israel,
“surely Moab(A) will become like Sodom,(B)
    the Ammonites(C) like Gomorrah—
a place of weeds and salt pits,
    a wasteland forever.
The remnant of my people will plunder(D) them;
    the survivors(E) of my nation will inherit their land.(F)

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