Jeremiah 49:13; Jeremiah 51:14; Genesis 22:16; Amos 6:8; Hebrews 6:13

13 bFor I have sworn by myself, declares the Lord, that cBozrah shall become da horror, a taunt, a waste, and a curse, and all her cities shall be perpetual wastes.


14  qThe Lord of hosts has sworn by himself:

Surely I will fill you with men, ras many as locusts,

sand they shall raise the shout of victory over you.


16 and said, sBy myself I have sworn, declares the Lord, because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son,


nThe Lord God has sworn by himself, declares the Lord, the God of hosts:

I abhor othe pride of Jacob

and hate his strongholds,

pand I will deliver up the city and all that is in it.


The Certainty of God's Promise

13 For when God made a promise to Abraham, since he had no one greater by whom to swear, ehe swore by himself,