33 "Again you have heard that m it was said to those of 1 old, n 'You shall not swear falsely, but o shall perform your oaths to the Lord.' 34 "But I say to you, p do not swear at all: neither by heaven, for it is q God's throne; 35 "nor by the earth, for it is His footstool; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of r the great King. 36 "Nor shall you swear by your head, because you cannot make one hair white or black. 37 s "But let 2 your 'Yes' be 'Yes,' and your 'No,' 'No.' For whatever is more than these is from the evil one.New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.