Matthew 23:20

Whoso therefore shall swear by the altar, sweareth by it, and by all things thereon.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 23:20

Who so therefore shall sweare by the Altar, sweareth by it, and by all things thereon.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Therefore, whoever swears by the altar, swears {both} by the altar and by everything on it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He therefore that sweareth by the altar, sweareth by it, and by all things thereon.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He, then, who takes an oath by the altar, takes it by the altar and by all things on it.
- Basic English Bible

He therefore that swears by the altar swears by it and by all things that are upon it.
- Darby Bible

Whoever therefore shall swear by the altar, sweareth by it, and by all things upon it.
- Webster's Bible

He who swears by the altar swears both by it and by everything on it;
- Weymouth Bible

He therefore who swears by the altar, swears by it, and by everything on it.
- World English Bible

Therfor he that swerith in the auter, swerith in it, and in alle thingis that ben ther on.
- Wycliffe Bible

`He therefore who did swear by the altar, doth swear by it, and by all things on it;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 23:20

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 23:20


23:20 He that sweareth by the altar, sweareth by it, and by all things thereon - Not only by the gift, but by the holy fire, and the sacrifice; and above all, by that God to whom they belong; inasmuch as every oath by a creature is an implicit appeal to God.


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