Deuteronomy 6:13

13 Fear the LORD your God, serve him only and take your oaths in his name.

Deuteronomy 6:13 in Other Translations

KJV
13 Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God, and serve him, and shalt swear by his name.
ESV
13 It is the LORD your God you shall fear. Him you shall serve and by his name you shall swear.
NLT
13 You must fear the LORD your God and serve him. When you take an oath, you must use only his name.
MSG
13 Deeply respect God, your God. Serve and worship him exclusively. Back up your promises with his name only.
CSB
13 Fear the Lord your God, worship Him, and take [your] oaths in His name.

Deuteronomy 6:13 In-Context

11 houses filled with all kinds of good things you did not provide, wells you did not dig, and vineyards and olive groves you did not plant—then when you eat and are satisfied,
12 be careful that you do not forget the LORD, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.
13 Fear the LORD your God, serve him only and take your oaths in his name.
14 Do not follow other gods, the gods of the peoples around you;
15 for the LORD your God, who is among you, is a jealous God and his anger will burn against you, and he will destroy you from the face of the land.

Cross References 4

  • 1. Psalms 33:8; Psalms 34:9; Deuteronomy 10:20
  • 2. Deuteronomy 13:4; 1 Samuel 7:3; Jeremiah 44:10; Matthew 4:10*; Luke 4:4*; Luke 4:8*
  • 3. 1 Samuel 20:3
  • 4. S Exodus 20:7; S Matthew 5:33
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