New American Standard Bible
'You shall not swear falsely by My name, so as to profane the name of your God; I am the LORD.
King James Bible
And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, and profane the name of thy God: I am Jehovah.
World English Bible
"'You shall not swear by my name falsely, and profane the name of your God. I am Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
And ye do not swear by My name to falsehood, or thou hast polluted the name of thy God; I am Jehovah.
Leviticus 19:12 Parallel
The remarkable change which we have noticed in the views of Jewish authorities, from contempt to almost affectation of manual labour, could certainly not have been arbitrary. But as we fail to discover here any religious motive, we can only account for it on the score of altered political and social circumstances. So long as the people were, at least nominally, independent, and in possession of their own land, constant engagement in a trade would probably mark an inferior social stage, and imply …
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life
List of Abbreviations Used in Reference to Rabbinic Writings Quoted in this Work.
The Eclipse and Rediscovery of the Old Testament
Eligius, Bishop of Noyon.
"Again, you have heard that the ancients were told, 'YOU SHALL NOT MAKE FALSE VOWS, BUT SHALL FULFILL YOUR VOWS TO THE LORD.'
"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 not give any of your offspring to offer them to Molech, nor shall you profane the name of your God; I am the LORD.
'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.
"Yet you turned and profaned My name, and each man took back his male servant and each man his female servant whom you had set free according to their desire, and you brought them into subjection to be your male servants and female servants."'
Then he said to me, "This is the curse that is going forth over the face of the whole land; surely everyone who steals will be purged away according to the writing on one side, and everyone who swears will be purged away according to the writing on the other side.
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