Exodus 20:7 7Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.
Deuteronomy 10:20 20Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God; him shalt thou serve, and to him shalt thou cleave, and swear by his name.
Jeremiah 4:2 2And thou shalt swear, The LORD liveth, in truth, in judgment, and in righteousness; and the nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory.
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2 Chronicles 6:22-23 22If a man sin against his neighbour, and an oath be laid upon him to make him swear, and the oath come before thine altar in this house; 23Then hear thou from heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, by requiting the wicked, by recompensing his way upon his own head; and by justifying the righteous, by giving him according to his righteousness.
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Matthew 5:34,37 34But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne: ..37But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.
James 5:12 12But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and [your] nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.
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Hebrews 6:16 16For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation [is] to them an end of all strife.
2 Corinthians 1:23 23Moreover I call God for a record upon my soul, that to spare you I came not as yet unto Corinth.
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Nehemiah 13:25 25And I contended with them, and cursed them, and smote certain of them, and plucked off their hair, and made them swear by God, [saying], Ye shall not give your daughters unto their sons, nor take their daughters unto your sons, or for yourselves.
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Leviticus 19:12 12And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I [am] the LORD.
Jeremiah 23:10 10For the land is full of adulterers; for because of swearing the land mourneth; the pleasant places of the wilderness are dried up, and their course is evil, and their force [is] not right.
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Psalm 24:4 4He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.
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Psalm 76:11 11Vow, and pay unto the LORD your God: let all that be round about him bring presents unto him that ought to be feared.
Genesis 28:20-22 20And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on, 21So that I come again to my father's house in peace; then shall the LORD be my God: 22And this stone, which I have set [for] a pillar, shall be God's house: and of all that thou shalt give me I will surely give the tenth unto thee.
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1 Corinthians 7:2,9 2Nevertheless, [to avoid] fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband. ..9But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn.
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Ephesians 4:28 28Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with [his] hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.
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Matthew 19:11 11But he said unto them, All [men] cannot receive this saying, save [they] to whom it is given.