Parallel Bible results for Matthew 5:33-37

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Matthew 5:33-37

RSV 33 "Again you have heard that it was said to the men 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.' RSV 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; RSV 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. RSV 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. RSV 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.