1 Kings 8:31

Overview - 1 Kings 8
The feast of the dedication of the temple.
12 Solomon's blessing.
22 Solomon's prayer.
54 Solomon's blessing.
62 His sacrifice of peace offerings.
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1 Kings 8:31  (King James Version)
If any man trespass against his neighbour, and an oath be laid upon him to cause him to swear, and the oath come before thine altar in this house:

If any man
Solomon here puts seven cases, in all of which the mercy and intervention of God would be indispensably requisite; and he earnestly bespeaks that mercy and intervention, on condition that the people pray towards that holy place, and with a feeling heart make earnest supplication to the throne of mercy.

2 Chronicles 6:22 2 Chronicles 6:23

an oath be laid upon him
Hebrew he require an oath of him.
Exodus 22:8-11 ; Leviticus 5:1 ; Proverbs 30:9

the oath
Numbers 5:16-22