Parallel Bible results for Matthew 5:33-37

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Matthew 5:33-37

ESV 33 "Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, 'You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform to the Lord what you have sworn.' NIV 33 "Again, you have heard that it was said to the people long ago, 'Do not break your oath, but keep the oaths you have made to the Lord.' ESV 34 But I say to you, Do not take an oath at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God, NIV 34 But I tell you, Do not swear at all: either by heaven, for it is God's throne; ESV 35 or by the earth, for it is his footstool, or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King. NIV 35 or by the earth, for it is his footstool; or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King. ESV 36 And do not take an oath by your head, for you cannot make one hair white or black. NIV 36 And do not swear by your head, for you cannot make even one hair white or black. ESV 37 Let what you say be simply 'Yes' or 'No'; anything more than this comes from evil. NIV 37 Simply let your 'Yes' be 'Yes,' and your 'No,' 'No'; anything beyond this comes from the evil one.