Parallel Bible results for Matthew 5:33-37

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Matthew 5:33-37

KJV 33 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: 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.' KJV 34 But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne: NIV 34 But I tell you, Do not swear at all: either by heaven, for it is God's throne; KJV 35 Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool : neither 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. KJV 36 Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not 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. KJV 37 But let your communication be , Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil. NIV 37 Simply let your 'Yes' be 'Yes,' and your 'No,' 'No'; anything beyond this comes from the evil one.