swear an oath

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And when they found that his mood was with them, they made him swear an oath of fealty, and told him the haunt of the band--a place he knew right well.
Strength will be right and reverence will cease to be; and the wicked will hurt the worthy man, speaking false words against him, and will swear an oath upon them.
1 guest viewpoint, "Recall would defy the will of voters who elected Prozanski": Oregon's constitutional recall provision gives power back to the people by holding politicians accountable when they violate the sacred trust of those they swear an oath to serve.
Richard Burgon, newly elected to represent East Leeds, joined other MPs who have to swear an oath, or a nonreligious affirmation, in order to take their seats.
Mr Kurt, who gave his evidence from behind a screen, was not given the option of which holy book he wanted to swear an oath on, and the judge commented that it was not his fault.
Will Scottish people swear an oath of allegiance to Alex Salmond or Scotland?
In the forward, a paragraph, 'Represent the entire community' states: "PCCS are required to swear an oath of impartiality when they are elected to oce.
DIYALA, Iraq (TAP) - The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) ordered other Sunni rebel groups to join the uprising in Iraq and swear an oath of allegiance and give up arms.
The Egyptians also used an onion, to swear an oath.
Badie is a revered figure among the Brotherhood's followers, who swear an oath of absolute obedience to him — to "hear and obey.
com)-- A group of Republican State Representatives in Arizona have proposed a bill that would require all high school seniors to swear an oath of allegiance, which invokes the name of God, before they would be permitted to graduate.
The unconditional obedience demanded of bishops who swear their allegiance to the pope when they make their holy oath is almost as extreme as that of the German generals who were forced to swear an oath of allegiance to Hitler," he said.