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Nave's Topical Bible

Oath

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  • (A solemn qualification)

  • Used in solemnizing covenants
    • Between Abraham and the king of Sodom
      Genesis 14:22,23
    • Between Abraham and Abimelech
      Genesis 21:22,23
    • Between Isaac and Abimelech
      Genesis 26:26-29,31

  • Abraham requires oath of his servant Eliezer
    Genesis 24:2,3,9

  • Esau confirms the sale of his birthright by
    Genesis 25:33

  • Jacob confirms the covenant between him and Laban by
    Genesis 31:53

  • Requires Joseph to swear that he would bury him with his Forefathers
    Genesis 47:28-31

  • Joseph requires a similar oath
    Genesis 50:25

  • Rahab requires an oath from the spies
    Joshua 2:12-14; 6:22

  • The Israelites confirm the covenant with the Hivites
    Joshua 9:3-20

  • Moses covenants with Caleb by
    Joshua 14:9

  • The elders of Gilead confirm their pledge to Jephthah by
    Judges 11:10

  • The Israelites swear in Mizpeh
    Judges 21:5

  • Ruth swears to Naomi
    Ruth 1:17

  • Boaz swears to Ruth
    Ruth 3:13

  • Saul swears to Jonathan
    1 Samuel 19:6

  • Jonathan and David confirm a covenant by
    1 Samuel 20:3,13-17

  • David swears to Saul
    1 Samuel 24:21,22; 2 Samuel 21:7

  • Saul swears to the witch of En-dor
    1 Samuel 28:10

  • David swears not to eat until the sun goes down
    2 Samuel 3:35

  • Joab confirms his word by
    2 Samuel 19:7

  • David swears to Bath-sheba that Solomon will be king
    1 Kings 1:28,29

  • Solomon confirms his word by
    1 Kings 2:23

  • So does Shimei
    1 Kings 2:42

  • Elisha seals his vow to follow Elijah by
    2 Kings 2:2

  • King of Samaria confirms his word with an
    2 Kings 6:31

  • Gehazi confirms his lie by
    2 Kings 5:20

  • Jehoida requires an oath from the rulers
    2 Kings 11:4

  • Zedekiah violates
    2 Chronicles 36:13

  • Ezra requires, of the Priests and Levites
    Ezra 10:5,19

  • So does Nehemiah
    Nehemiah 5:12,13

  • Zedekiah swears to Jeremiah
    Jeremiah 38:16

  • Gedaliah confirms his word by
    Jeremiah 40:9

  • Peter confirms his denial of Jesus by
    Mark 14:71

  • ATTRIBUTED TO GOD
    Genesis 22:16; Psalm 89:35; 95:11; 105:9; 132:11; Isaiah 14:24; 45:23; Jeremiah 11:5; 22:5; 49:13; 51:14; Luke 1:73; Hebrews 3:11,18; 4:3; 6:13,14,17; 7:21,28; Revelation 10:6

  • UNCLASSIFIED SCRIPTURES RELATING TO
    Exodus 20:7; 22:10,11; 23:1; Leviticus 6:2-5; 19:12; Numbers 5:19-24; Deuteronomy 5:11; 6:13; 10:20; 1 Kings 8:31,32; Psalm 15:1,2,4; Ecclesiastes 8:2; Isaiah 48:1; Jeremiah 4:2; 5:2,7; 7:8,9; 12:16; Daniel 9:11; 12:7; Hosea 4:15; Matthew 5:33-37; 14:3-12; 23:18-22; 26:63; Mark 6:26; Acts 23:12-14; 2 Corinthians 1:23; Galatians 1:20; Hebrews 6:16; James 5:12; Revelation 10:5,6

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Oath'. Nave's Topical Bible. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ntb/o/oath.html. 1896.

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