swear on the Bible

Definition of swear on the Bible

:to put a hand on the Bible and make a formal promise to tell the truth

Word by Word Definitions

swear play
  1. : to utter or take solemnly (an oath)

  2. : to assert as true or promise under oath

  3. : to assert or promise emphatically or earnestly

  1. : oath, swear word

bible play
  1. : the sacred scriptures of Christians comprising the Old Testament and the New Testament

  2. : the sacred scriptures of some other religion (such as Judaism)

  3. : book


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