New American Standard Bible
"You shall fear only the LORD your God; and you shall worship Him and swear by His name.
King James Bible
Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God, and serve him, and shalt swear by his name.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt fear Jehovah thy God, and serve him, and shalt swear by his name.
World English Bible
You shall fear Yahweh your God; and you shall serve him, and shall swear by his name.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah thy God thou dost fear, and Him thou dost serve, and by His name thou dost swear;
Deuteronomy 6:13 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The command "to swear by His Name" is not inconsistent with the Lord's injunction Matthew 5:34, "Swear not at all." Moses refers to legal swearing, our Lord to swearing in common conversation. It is not the purpose of Moses to encourage the practice of taking oaths, but to forbid that, when taken, they should be taken in any other name than that of Israel's God. The oath involves an invocation of Deity, and so a solemn recognition of Him whose Name is made use of in it. Hence, it comes especially within the scope of the commandment Moses is enforcing.
LibraryThe Real Nature and Purpose of the Old Testament
[Sidenote: A large and complex library] Turning from the Jewish and mediaeval traditions and theories which so easily beset us, we ask, What is the real nature of the Old Testament as it is revealed in this new and clearer light? The first conclusion is that it is a library containing a large and complex literature, recording the varied experiences, political, social, ethical, and religious, of the Israelitish race. The fact that it is a library consisting of many different books is recognized …
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament
The Tables Turned: the Questioners Questioned
The Right Understanding of the Law
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Then Jesus said to him, "Go, Satan! For it is written, 'YOU SHALL WORSHIP THE LORD YOUR GOD, AND SERVE HIM ONLY.'"
"Again, you have heard that the ancients were told, 'YOU SHALL NOT MAKE FALSE VOWS, BUT SHALL FULFILL YOUR VOWS TO THE LORD.'
Jesus answered him, "It is written, 'YOU SHALL WORSHIP THE LORD YOUR GOD AND SERVE HIM ONLY.'"
"You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.
"But you shall serve the LORD your God, and He will bless your bread and your water; and I will remove sickness from your midst.
'You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.
"You shall fear the LORD your God; you shall serve Him and cling to Him, and you shall swear by His name.
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