New Living Translation
And when you swear 'by the Temple,' you are swearing by it and by God, who lives in it.
King James Bible
And whoso shall swear by the temple, sweareth by it, and by him that dwelleth therein.
Darby Bible Translation
And he that swears by the temple swears by it and by him that dwells in it.
World English Bible
He who swears by the temple, swears by it, and by him who was living in it.
Young's Literal Translation
and he who did swear by the sanctuary, doth swear by it, and by Him who is dwelling in it;
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LibraryAmong the People, and with the Pharisees
It would have been difficult to proceed far either in Galilee or in Judaea without coming into contact with an altogether peculiar and striking individuality, differing from all around, and which would at once arrest attention. This was the Pharisee. Courted or feared, shunned or flattered, reverently looked up to or laughed at, he was equally a power everywhere, both ecclesiastically and politically, as belonging to the most influential, the most zealous, and the most closely-connected religions …
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life
The General Service to a Prophet.
Liberty of Conscience Threatened
Of the Power of Making Laws. The Cruelty of the Pope and his Adherents, in this Respect, in Tyrannically Oppressing and Destroying Souls.
1 Kings 8:13
Now I have built a glorious Temple for you, a place where you can live forever!"
I love your sanctuary, LORD, the place where your glorious presence dwells.
"This is my resting place forever," he said. "I will live here, for this is the home I desired.
When you swear 'by the altar,' you are swearing by it and by everything on it.
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