Bible oath

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juramento sobre a Bíblia.

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  • bible oath — noun Usage: usually capitalized B : a solemn oath; especially : one sworn upon the Bible …   Useful english dictionary

  • bible — n. 1 a the Christian scriptures consisting of the Old and New Testaments. b the Jewish scriptures. c (bible) any copy of these (three bibles on the table). d a particular edition of the Bible (New English Bible). 2 colloq. any authoritative book… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bible — n. 1 a the Christian scriptures consisting of the Old and New Testaments. b the Jewish scriptures. c (bible) any copy of these (three bibles on the table). d a particular edition of the Bible (New English Bible). 2 colloq. any authoritative book… …   Useful english dictionary

  • oath — Synonyms and related words: Bible oath, assurance, avouch, avouchment, avow, avowal, curse, cuss, cuss word, dirty name, dirty word, dysphemism, epithet, expletive, extrajudicial oath, faith, foul invective, guarantee, guaranty, imprecation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Oath —    A solemn appeal to God, permitted on fitting occasions (Deut. 6:13; Jer. 4:2), in various forms (Gen. 16:5; 2 Sam. 12:5; Ruth 1:17; Hos. 4:15; Rom. 1:9), and taken in different ways (Gen. 14:22; 24:2; 2 Chr. 6:22). God is represented as taking …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • OATH MORE JUDAICO or JURAMENTUM JUDAEORUM — OATH MORE JUDAICO or JURAMENTUM JUDAEORUM, the form of oath which Jews in the Middle Ages were compelled to take in lawsuits with non Jews. Both the text of the oath and the symbolic ritual involved in taking it were intended to give it the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Oath — ([=o]th), n.; pl. {Oaths} ([=o][th]z). [OE. othe, oth, ath, AS. [=a][eth]; akin to D. eed, OS. [=e][eth], G. eid, Icel. ei[eth]r, Sw. ed, Dan. eed, Goth. ai[thorn]s; cf. OIr. oeth.] 1. A solemn affirmation or declaration, made with a reverent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oath(s) — A sanction employed by religious and secular authorities to ensure that a person, especially a witness in court, shall tell the truth. Oaths were part of Israelite culture: the name of God is invoked and divine punishment is expected if the truth …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Oath of office of the President of the United States — President Ronald Reagan being administered the oath of office by Chief Justice Warren E. Burger on January 21, 1985. The oath of office of the President of the United States is an oath or …   Wikipedia

  • Oath — This article is about promise or a statement of fact. For the village in Somerset, England, see Oath, Somerset. For acronyms, see OATH. Tennis Court Oath by Jacques Louis David …   Wikipedia

  • Oath of office — Lyndon B. Johnson taking the presidential oath of office in 1963, after the assassination of John F. Kennedy An oath of office is an oath or affirmation a person takes before undertaking the duties of an office, usually a position in government… …   Wikipedia

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