Parallel Bible results for Matthew 5:33-37

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Matthew 5:33-37

NRS 33 "Again, you have heard that it was said to those of ancient times, "You shall not swear falsely, but carry out the vows you have made to the Lord.' 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.' NRS 34 But I say to you, Do not swear 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; NRS 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. NRS 36 And do not swear 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. NRS 37 Let your word be "Yes, Yes' or "No, No'; anything more than this comes from the evil one. NIV 37 Simply let your 'Yes' be 'Yes,' and your 'No,' 'No'; anything beyond this comes from the evil one.