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Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths:
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Other Translations of Matthew 5:33
¶ Againe, yee haue heard that it hath beene said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forsweare thy selfe, but shalt performe vnto the Lord thine othes.- King James Version (1611)
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"Again, you have heard that the ancients were told, 'YOU SHALL NOT MAKE FALSE VOWS, BUT SHALL FULFILL YOUR VOWS TO THE LORD.'- New American Standard Version (1995)
Again, ye have heard that it was said to them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths:- American Standard Version (1901)
Again, you have knowledge that it was said in old times, Do not take false oaths, but give effect to your oaths to the Lord:- Basic English Bible
Again, ye have heard that it has been said to the ancients, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt render to the Lord what thou hast sworn.- Darby Bible
Again, ye have heard that it hath been said to them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform to the Lord thy oaths: - Webster's Bible
Again, you have heard that it was said to the ancients, `Thou shalt not swear falsely, but shalt perform thy vows to the Lord.'- Weymouth Bible
Again you have heard that it was said to them of old time, 'You shall not make false vows, but shall perform to the Lord your vows,'- World English Bible
Eftsoone ye han herd, that it was seid to elde men, Thou schalt not forswere, but thou schalt yelde thin othis to the Lord.- Wycliffe Bible
`Again, ye heard that it was said to the ancients: Thou shalt not swear falsely, but thou shalt pay to the Lord thine oaths;- Youngs Literal Bible
Wesley's Notes for Matthew 5:33
5:33 Our Lord here refers to the promise made to the pure in heart of seeing God in all things, and points out a false doctrine of the scribes, which arose from their not thus seeing God. What he forbids is, the swearing at all, by any creature, in our ordinary conversation: both of which the scribes and Pharisees taught to be perfectly innocent. #Exod 20:7|.
People's Bible Notes for Matthew 5:33
Mt 5:33 Thou shalt not forswear thyself. See Le 19:12 Nu 25:2. The Jews held that this only prohibited swearing falsely and by the name of God.
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