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Forswear: To Swear Falsely.

Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not FORSWEAR thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths: But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne. (Matthew 5:33)

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g1964 Greek: epirkeo


signifies "to swear falsely, to undo one's swearing, forswear oneself" (epi, "against," orkos, "an oath"), Mat 5:33. Cp. epiorkos, "a perjured person, a perjurer," 1Ti 1:10, "false swearers."


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