Matthew 5:37
Good News Translation
Just say 'Yes' or 'No'--anything else you say comes from the Evil One.

Contemporary English Version
When you make a promise, say only "Yes" or "No." Anything else comes from the devil.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But let your speech be yea, yea: no, no: and that which is over and above these, is of evil.

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But let your speech be yea, yea: no, no: and that which is over and above these, is of evil.

let.

2 Corinthians 1:17-20 Whereas then I was thus minded, did I use lightness? Or, the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that there should be with me, It is, and It is not? . . .

Colossians 4:6 Let your speech be always in grace seasoned with salt: that you may know how you ought to answer every man.

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.

cometh.

Matthew 13:19 When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, there cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart: this is he that received the seed by the way side.

Matthew 15:19 For from the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false testimonies, blasphemies.

John 8:44 You are of your father the devil: and the desires of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning: and he stood not in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.

Ephesians 4:25 Wherefore, putting away lying, speak ye the truth, every man with his neighbour. For we are members one of another.

Colossians 3:9 Lie not one to another: stripping yourselves of the old man with his deeds,

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
Oaths and Vows
36Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black. 37But let your speech be yea, yea: no, no: and that which is over and above these, is of evil. 38You have heard that it hath been said: An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:36
Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black.

Matthew 6:13
And lead us not into temptation. But deliver us from evil. Amen.

Matthew 13:19
When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, there cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart: this is he that received the seed by the way side.

Matthew 13:38
And the field is the world. And the good seed are the children of the kingdom. And the cockle are the children of the wicked one.

John 17:15
I pray not that thou shouldst take them out of the world, but that thou shouldst keep them from evil.

Ephesians 6:16
In all things taking the shield of faith, wherewith you may be able to extinguish all the fiery darts of the most wicked one.

2 Thessalonians 3:3
But God is faithful, who will strengthen and keep you from evil.

1 John 2:13
I write unto you, fathers, because you have known him who is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because you have overcome the wicked one.

1 John 3:12
Not as Cain, who was of the wicked one and killed his brother. And wherefore did he kill him? Because his own works were wicked: and his brother's just.

1 John 5:18
We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not: but the generation of God preserveth him and the wicked one toucheth him not.

Additional Translations
Simply let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No.’ Anything more comes from the evil one.

But let your statement 'Yes' be 'Yes,' and 'No,' 'No.' Anything more than these comes from evil.

But let your communication be, Yes, yes; No, no: for whatever is more than these comes of evil.

But let your speech be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: and whatsoever is more than these is of the evil one .

But let your word be Yea, yea; Nay, nay; but what is more than these is from evil.

But let your speech be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: and whatsoever is more than these is of the evil one.

But let your communication be, Yea, yea, Nay, nay: for whatever is more than these cometh of evil.

But let your language be, 'Yes, yes,' or 'No, no.' Anything in excess of this comes from the Evil one.

But let your 'Yes' be 'Yes' and your 'No' be 'No.' Whatever is more than these is of the evil one.

but let your word be, Yes, Yes, No, No, and that which is more than these is of the evil.
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