Judges 21:1
Now the men of Israel had sworn an oath at Mizpah, saying, "Not one of us will give his daughter in marriage to a Benjamite."
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Judges 20:48
And the men of Israel turned back against the other Benjamites and struck down with the sword all the cities, including the animals and everything else they found. And they burned down all the cities in their path.

Judges 21:7
What should we do about wives for the survivors, since we have sworn by the LORD not to give them our daughters in marriage?"

Judges 21:18
But we cannot give them our daughters as wives." For the Israelites had sworn, "Cursed is he who gives a wife to a Benjamite."

Judges 21:22
When their fathers or brothers come to us to complain, we will tell them, 'Do us a favor by helping them, since we did not get wives for each of them in the war. Since you did not actually give them your daughters, you have no guilt.'"

Jeremiah 40:6
So Jeremiah went to Gedaliah son of Ahikam at Mizpah and stayed with him among the people who were left in the land.

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Judges 20:1, 8, 10
Then all the Israelites from Dan to Beersheba and from the land of Gilead came out, and the congregation assembled as one man before the LORD at Mizpah. . . .

Jeremiah 4:2
and if you can swear, 'As surely as the LORD lives, ' in truth, in justice, and in righteousness, then the nations will be blessed by Him, and in Him they will glory."


Judges 21:5
The Israelites asked, "Who among all the tribes of Israel did not come to the assembly before the LORD?" For they had taken a solemn oath that anyone who failed to come up before the LORD at Mizpah would surely be put to death.

Judges 11:30, 31
Jephthah made this vow to the LORD: "If indeed You will deliver the Ammonites into my hands, . . .

1 Samuel 14:24, 28, 29
Now the men of Israel were in distress that day, for Saul had placed the troops under an oath, saying, "Cursed is the man who eats any food before evening, before I have taken vengeance on my enemies." So none of the troops tasted any food. . . .

Ecclesiastes 5:2
Do not be hasty to speak, and do not let your heart be hasty to utter a word before God. After all, God is in heaven and you are on earth. So let your words be few.

Mark 6:23
And he swore to her, "Whatever you ask of me, I will give you, up to half my kingdom!"

Acts 23:12
When daylight came, the Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves with an oath not to eat or drink until they had killed Paul.

Romans 10:2
For I testify about them that they are zealous for God, but not on the basis of knowledge.

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Exodus 34:12-16
Be careful not to make a treaty with the inhabitants of the land you are entering, lest they become a snare in your midst. . . .

Deuteronomy 7:2, 3
and when the LORD your God has delivered them over to you to defeat them, then you must completely destroy them. Make no treaty with them and show them no mercy. . . .

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