Jeremiah 5:2
Good News Translation
Even though you claim to worship the LORD, you do not mean what you say.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone breaks promises made in my name."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And though they say: The Lord liveth; this also they will swear falsely.

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And though they say: The Lord liveth; this also they will swear falsely.

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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.

Jeremiah 7:9 To steal, to murder, to commit adultery, to swear falsely, to offer to Baalim, and to go after strange gods, which you know not.

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

Isaiah 48:1 Hear ye these things, O house of Jacob, you that are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Juda, you who swear by the name of the Lord, and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in justice.

Hosea 4:1,2,15 Hear the word of the Lord, ye children of Israel, for the Lord shall enter into judgment with the inhabitants of the land: for there is no truth, and there is no mercy, and there is no knowledge of God in the land. . . .

Hosea 10:4 You speak words of an unprofitable vision, and you shall make a covenant: and judgment shall spring up as bitterness in the furrows of the field.

Zechariah 5:3,4 And he said to me: This is the curse that goeth forth over the face of the earth: for every thief shall be judged as is there written: and every one that sweareth in like manner shall be judged by it. . . .

Malachi 3:5 And I will come to you in judgment, and will be a speedy witness against sorcerers, and adulterers, and false swearers, and them that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widows, and the fatherless: and oppress the stranger, and have not feared me, saith the Lord of hosts.

1 Timothy 1:10 For fornicators, for them who defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and whatever other thing is contrary to sound doctrine:

2 Timothy 3:5 Having an appearance indeed of godliness but denying the power thereof. Now these avoid.

Titus 1:16 They profess that they know God: but in their works they deny him: being abominable and incredulous and to every good work reprobate.

Context
No One is Just
1Go about through the streets of Jerusalem, and see, and consider, and seek in the broad places thereof, if you can find a man that executeth judgment, and seeketh faith: and I will be merciful unto it. 2And though they say: The Lord liveth; this also they will swear falsely.3O Lord, thy eyes are upon truth: thou hast struck them, and they have not grieved: thou hast bruised them, and they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than the rock, and they have refused to return.…
Cross References
Titus 1:16
They profess that they know God: but in their works they deny him: being abominable and incredulous and to every good work reprobate.

Isaiah 48:1
Hear ye these things, O house of Jacob, you that are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Juda, you who swear by the name of the Lord, and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in justice.

Jeremiah 44:26
Therefore hear ye the word of the Lord, all Juda, you that dwell in the land of Egypt: Behold I have sworn by my great name, saith the Lord: that my name shall no more be named in the mouth of any man of Juda, in the land of Egypt, saying: The Lord God liveth.

Hosea 4:15
If thou play the harlot, O Israel, at least let not Juda offend: and go ye not into Galgal, and come not up into Bethaven, and do not swear: The Lord liveth.

Zephaniah 1:5
And them that worship the host of heaven upon the tops of houses, and them that adore, and swear by the Lord, and swear by Melchom.

Zechariah 5:3
And he said to me: This is the curse that goeth forth over the face of the earth: for every thief shall be judged as is there written: and every one that sweareth in like manner shall be judged by it.

Malachi 3:5
And I will come to you in judgment, and will be a speedy witness against sorcerers, and adulterers, and false swearers, and them that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widows, and the fatherless: and oppress the stranger, and have not feared me, saith the Lord of hosts.

Additional Translations
Although they say, “As surely as the LORD lives,” they are swearing falsely.And though they say, The LORD lives; surely they swear falsely.

And though they say, As Jehovah liveth; surely they swear falsely.

The Lord lives, they say; do they not therefore swear falsely?

And if they say, [As] Jehovah liveth! surely they swear falsely.

And though they say, As the LORD liveth; surely they swear falsely.

And though they say, The LORD liveth; surely they swear falsely.

Though they say, 'As Yahweh lives;' surely they swear falsely."

And if they say, 'Jehovah liveth,' Surely to a falsehood they swear.
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