Hebrews 6:16
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New International Version
People swear by someone greater than themselves, and the oath confirms what is said and puts an end to all argument.


New American Standard Bible
For men swear by one greater than themselves, and with them an oath given as confirmation is an end of every dispute.


King James Bible
For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
For men swear by something greater than themselves, and for them a confirming oath ends every dispute.


International Standard Version
For people swear by someone greater than themselves, and an oath given as confirmation puts an end to all argument.


American Standard Version
For men swear by the greater: and in every dispute of theirs the oath is final for confirmation.


Douay-Rheims Bible
For men swear by one greater than themselves: and an oath for confirmation is the end of all their controversy.


Darby Bible Translation
For men indeed swear by a greater, and with them the oath is a term to all dispute, as making matters sure.


Young's Literal Translation
for men indeed do swear by the greater, and an end of all controversy to them for confirmation is the oath,
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Treasury of Scripture

For men truly swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife.

swear.

Hebrews 6:13 For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he swore by himself,

Genesis 14:22 And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up my hand to the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth,

Genesis 21:23 Now therefore swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son...

Matthew 23:20-22 Whoever therefore shall swear by the altar, swears by it, and by all things thereon...

an oath.

Genesis 21:30,31 And he said, For these seven ewe lambs shall you take of my hand, that they may be a witness to me, that I have dig this well...

Genesis 31:53 The God of Abraham, and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge between us. And Jacob swore by the fear of his father Isaac.

Exodus 22:11 Then shall an oath of the LORD be between them both, that he has not put his hand to his neighbor's goods...

Joshua 9:15-20 And Joshua made peace with them, and made a league with them, to let them live: and the princes of the congregation swore to them...

2 Samuel 21:2 And the king called the Gibeonites, and said to them; (now the Gibeonites were not of the children of Israel...

Ezekiel 17:16-20 As I live, said the Lord GOD, surely in the place where the king dwells that made him king, whose oath he despised...

Strong's Concordance
For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation [is] to them an end of all strife.
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Always Argument Confirmation Confirms Contradiction Controversy Decision Dispute Disputes Ended Final Greater Indeed Making Matters Oath Oaths Puts Someone Statement Strife Sure Swear Term Theirs Themselves Verily
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Hebrews Chapter 6 Verse 16

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NT Letters: Hebrews 6:16 For men indeed swear by a greater (Heb. He. Hb)
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