Deuteronomy 5:11
Good News Translation
"'Do not use my name for evil purposes, for I, the LORD your God, will punish anyone who misuses my name.

Contemporary English Version
Do not misuse my name. I am the LORD your God, and I will punish anyone who misuses my name.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: for he shall not be unpunished that taketh his name upon a vain thing.

New American Bible
You shall not invoke the name of the LORD, your God, in vain. For the LORD will not leave unpunished anyone who invokes his name in vain.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: for he shall not be unpunished that taketh his name upon a vain thing.

Deuteronomy 6:13 Take heed diligently lest thou forget the Lord, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God, and shalt serve him only, and thou shalt swear by his name.

Exodus 20:7 Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that shall take the name of the Lord his God in vain.

Leviticus 19:12 Thou shalt not swear falsely by my name, nor profane the name of thy God. I am the Lord.

Psalm 139:20 Because you say in thought: They shall receive thy cities in vain.

Jeremiah 4:2 And thou shalt swear: As the Lord liveth, in truth, and in judgment, and in justice: and the Gentiles shall bless him, and shall praise him.

Matthew 5:33,34 Again you have heard that it was said to them of old, thou shalt not forswear thyself: but thou shalt perform thy oaths to the Lord. . . .

James 5:12 But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, nor by the earth, nor by any other oath. But let your speech be: Yea, Yea: No, No: that you fall not under judgment.

Context
The Ten Commandments
10And shewing mercy unto many thousands, to them that love me, and keep my commandments. 11Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: for he shall not be unpunished that taketh his name upon a vain thing.12Observe the day of the sabbath, to sanctify it, as the Lord thy God hath commanded thee.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:33
Again you have heard that it was said to them of old, thou shalt not forswear thyself: but thou shalt perform thy oaths to the Lord.

Exodus 20:7
Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that shall take the name of the Lord his God in vain.

Leviticus 19:12
Thou shalt not swear falsely by my name, nor profane the name of thy God. I am the Lord.

Deuteronomy 6:13
Take heed diligently lest thou forget the Lord, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God, and shalt serve him only, and thou shalt swear by his name.

Deuteronomy 10:20
Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God, and serve him only: to him thou shalt adhere, and shalt swear by his name.

Psalm 139:20
Because you say in thought: They shall receive thy cities in vain.

Hosea 4:2
Cursing, and lying, and killing, and theft, and adultery, have overflowed, and blood hath touched blood.

Additional Translations
You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not leave anyone unpunished who takes His name in vain.You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain: for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that takes his name in vain.

Thou shalt not take the name of Jehovah thy God in vain: for Jehovah will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain, for the Lord thy God will certainly not acquit him that takes his name in vain.

Thou shalt not idly utter the name of Jehovah thy God; for Jehovah will not hold him guiltless that idly uttereth his name.

Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain: for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain: for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

"You shall not take the name of Yahweh your God in vain: for Yahweh will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.

'Thou dost not take up the Name of Jehovah thy God for a vain thing, for Jehovah doth not acquit him who taketh up His Name for a vain thing.
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